Digital Literacy in Rural India

Away from such flourishing technology centers as Bangalore and Delhi, much of India suffers from widespread digital illiteracy. Almost three-fourths of the nation’s population live in rural villages where some 30 percent of the inhabitants are

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Wind-Powered Electrical Supply for Humanitarian Field Operations

The “Wind-Powered Electrical Supply for Humanitarian Field Operations” project involves university student branch members at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with 20 high school students from Howard High School’s technology education class. The project will count

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Nyanga Solar Water Heaters

For the most vulnerable people on the planet, having hot water to wash themselves, as well as for laundry and other household uses, is an almost unimaginable luxury. While searching for an EPICS in IEEE project

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Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

People with speech and hearing impairments have used sign language for hundreds of years. In fact, signing – which uses combinations of hand movements and body language to convey meaning – helps people to communicate in

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Oaklands School

In November 2009, the IEEE Student Branch at The University of Capetown (UCT) secured 20 personal computers from the UCT Engineering and Built Environment faculty that were still functional. Reinforcing UCT’s previous EPICS in IEEE project

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