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How Developing Nations Are Utilizing Wearable Tech

How Developing Nations Are Utilizing Wearable Tech

To check out the video visit: http://bloom.bg/1HR0Txz UNICEF’S Erica Kochi discusses the utilization of wearable tech in developing countries and how we need to rethink what wearables are currently. “When wearables start to touch people’s lives, for example could we track a mother’s health through her pregnancy or track nutrition […]

UNICEF Wants Wearables for Those Who Actually Need Them

UNICEF Wants Wearables for Those Who Actually Need Them

Originally published on 3 June 2015, on PSFK written by Leo Lutero.  The Wearables For Good Challenge hopes to open the floodgates for cost-effective, low-power, durable and scalable wearable tech   The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is keen on starting a revolution in the wearable tech field to help […]

ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

Originally published on ElectronicsWeekly.com on 19 May 2015. To read original article, click here. UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year, multi-million pound partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. “We’ll be […]

The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

On May 19 2015, Quartz hosted The Next Billion forum about the next billion people to come online for the first time, largely on mobile phones. At the event, UNICEF’s Blair Palmer announced that UNICEF and ARM partnered with frog to launch the ‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge. For more details about […]

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge launched today in collaboration with frog #tech4good #WearablesForGood LONDON/NEW YORK, 19 May 2015 – UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. […]