Posts Categorized: Telecoms & Mobile

Empowerment tool for women maps cases of harassment

A new app empowers women in Brazil by recording gender-based violence in public spaces.

Blockchain technology used to verify votes in Sierra Leone Election

A financial company has developed proprietary software that provides end-to-end validity of votes using the bitcoin blockchain technology, used recently in Sierra Leone election.

Handheld device helps hyperhidrosis sufferers

People who experience excessive sweating can now use an app-linked device to help control and manage the condition.

VR headset program helps prevent motion sickness

The add-on device can be built into any VR headset to help the one third of people who suffer with motion sickness.

New location app speeds up rescue time in emergencies

Researchers have created a device and app that picks up and broadcasts a phone’s location even when no mobile signal is available.