Demos

The ICTD2012 Demo Committee announces that the following Demos have been accepted for the conference. The 29 accepted demos represent 35 academic institutions and organizations on five continents.

Demos Accepted for ICTD 2012

ICT Intervention to Enhance Health Services to Mothers and Children in Remote Communities in Jordan, Islam Mamdouh Ahmad, Royal Scientific Society.

“Aponjon” Bringing Changes in Health Seeking Behavior of Pregnant Women, New Mothers and Gatekeepers, Mafruha Alam, Dr. Ananya Raihan, D.Net, USAID, J & J, MCHIP, Government of Bangladesh.

Edumate: A Free and Pervasive Mobile Application in Instructional Content Crowdsourcing, Varun Arora, Carnegie Mellon University.

OpenCurriculum: A free and open source K-12 global curriculum using crowdsourcing, thus providing a framework of content for any ICTD4ED application, Varun Arora, Carnegie Mellon University.

Location-Specific Climactic and Agricultural Portal, Sunandan Chakraborty, Margaret McKenna, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, New York University.

Bring the Food: A Mobile/Web App to Combat Food Wastage, Aaron Ciaghi, Birhanu Eshete, Komminist Weldemariam, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy.

Computing the Rate of Disappearance of Arable Land in Developing Regions Using Satellite Images, Scot Dalton, Sunandan Chakraborty, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, New York University.

Tinker Toys – Converting e-Waste into Educational Interactive Toys, Dhairya Dand, Keio-NUS CUTE Center, NUS, Singapore.

Digitizing Paper Forms with Mobile Imaging Technologies, Nicola Dell, Nathan Breit, Gaetano Borriello, University of Washington.

INFOLADY: An Innovative Model of ICT Based Entrepreneurship for Empowering Rural Women in Bangladesh, D.Net.

ICT4D Project of Mongolia, DREAM IT Project, Datacom Mongolia.

Affordable Access to Educational Content in a Developing World Context, Merryl Ford, CSIR Meraka Institute.

BusyBoard: Sharing Online with the People Around You, Sunil Garg, Deana Brown, Michael L. Best, Georgia Institute of Technology.

SMS Notification System for Information Dissemination in Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) in Ghana, Robert Okine Kabutey, Godwin Amefia, Ronald Tagoe, and Pierre Brunache, Jr., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology and mFriday.

Harnessing the Potential of Public Libraries for Community Development, Ari Katz, Rima Kupryte, Sira Oswald, IREX, EIFL, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Grassroots Comics: A Media for Development Communication, Aparna Khanna, Sharad Sharma, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi and World Comics India.

Tangaza: Frugal Group Messaging Through Speech and Text, Ian Lawrence, Jonathan Ledlie, INdT, Nokia Research.

eMazingira Environmental Conservation Software Solution, Dunstan Machoka, Stephen Ndungu.

Dynamic Online Learning for ICT4D, Nick Martin, Jordan Hosmer-Henner, William Chester, Charles Martin-Shields, Tech-Change: The Institute for Technology and Social Change.

Digital Inclusion Healthcare Solution in Botswana: Mobile Phones Used to Access HIV/AIDS Information, Dimane Mpoeleng, University of Botswana.

Portable Diagnostic Devices and Mobile-based Telemedicine for Affordable Healthcare, D. Lakshmi Prathima, Avinash Vaidya, V. Shravan, M.B. Srinivas, Mannan Mridha, Andrzej Rucinski, Krishna Vedula, P. Himabindu, Karthik Mahalingam, Patrick Kane, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, India; School of Technology and Health, KTH, Stockholm; University of New Hampshire; University of Massachusetts; United Health Group, Hyderabad, India; Cypress Semiconductor, Bangalore, India; and Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, San Jose, CA.

Simulation of Decentralized Currency Systems, Edgar Sioson, University of Washington.

Aggie: Tracking Social Media for Elections and Beyond, Thomas N. Smyth, Michael L. Best, Georgia Institute of Technology.

It’s in Our Hands: Tangerine and Mobile Devices for Early Learning Assessments, Carmen Strigel, RTI International.

User Classification in Social Networks, Ramine Tinati, University of Southampton.

Parto-Pen: Using Digital Pen Technology to Enhance Paper-Based Maternal/Child Health Monitoring During Labor, Heather Underwood, University of Colorado at Boulder.

The Old Message and the New Medium of Social Media in Nigeria’s 2011 Elections, WANGONET, West African NGONetwork.

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