1. How low-cost sensors and more accurate data can transform farming in Myanmar In a perfect storm of technology, access, and opportunity, IDEO.org went to workin Myanmar to explore new agricultural applications for low-cost sensors. After a flurry of research, a myriad of prototypes, and trips to...
  2. At IDEO.org, our goal is to improve lives through design. Which means that we are designing for impact, building partnerships with organizations that know how to bring innovative solutions to life, and continuing to evolve the products, services, and experiences we design even after they're out...
  3. Like railways and roads before it, the internet is unleashing waves of innovation and transforming the way in which businesses, consumers, and governments operate and interact with each other.The rapid growth in mobile phone ownership and mobile broadband usage is serving only to accelerate this...
  4. Achieving scalable impact by design Proximity Designs is one of the largest non-profits operating in Myanmar today. Founded in 2004, our products and services have improved the lifestyles, and boosted the incomes of over 250,000 rural people across the country.To reach scale, and maximise impact,...
  5. Agricultural production in the Caribbean is constrained by limited access to up-to-date, local information. However, recent ICT developments in the region have created e-solutions to these challenges, improving crop production and reducing pests and diseases as well as post-harvest losses.
  6. Mobile Assay’s customizable product and services offer a comprehensive solution for all your diagnostic needs. MIRRORis a versatile quantitative RDT reader application for android and iOs smartphones. Whether your concern is food safety, animal safety, or point-of-care diagnostics for health,...
  7. Half of the billion people affected by undernourishment worldwide earn their primary living from smallholder agriculture. The productivity of these farmers remains very low. A major issue in this context is the lack of access to technical and market information, and to financial services....
  8. This link takes one to Amazon to view a list of GPS-based area measurement devices. We have no particular recommendation. This is a starting point for the concept of area measurement. Note that there are some that have more capability for international use - units of measure, language, etc.
  9. Field Book is one of the apps developed for theOne Handheld Per Breederinitiative. Field Book is a simple app that can be used by researchers to easily take notes on field research plots. Other digital note-taking tools are often complex spreadsheet applications that don't allow for fast and...
  10. The advent of drones this small, cheap, and easy to use is due largely to remarkable advances in technology: tiny MEMS sensors (accelerometers, gyros, magnetometers, and often pressure sensors), small GPS modules, incredibly powerful processors, and a range of digital radios. All those components...