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Converting Buses Into Mobile Showers for the Homeless

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Hearing a homeless woman on the street crying that she'd never feel clean again was the inspiration for a nonprofit that takes retired public transit buses and converts them into traveling hygiene units for the homeless. Watch this video explains how the Lava Mae nonprofit does it -- and how other communities could do the same.

Transforming Prenatal Care in Uganda with a Smart Phone

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Over 60% of infant deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. Accurate fetal heart rate monitoring is hard to come by in that part of the world. Two University students from Uganda are developing WinSenga, a portable, mobile and affordable fetal heart rate monitor that runs on Microsoft phones. Learn more in this video.

SADA Systems and Skid Row Housing

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Watch this brief video to learn how Skid Row Housing in Los Angeles is leveraging technology to more efficiently fulfill its mission of providing supportive housing to help people who have experienced homelessness, prolonged extreme poverty, poor health, disabilities, mental illness and/or addiction lead safe, stable lives in wellness.

Cisco and ITU Discuss Joint IoT for Global Development Report

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In the developing world, Internet of Things (IoT) devices are improving sanitation for local communities and increasing efficiency and up time by monitoring critical water, sanitation and health equipment. In this video discussion, Robert Pepper of Cisco and and Houlin Zhao of the International Telecommunications Union discuss a new report that outlines how IoT can act as a catalyst to rapidly accelerate the rate of global development and improve millions of lives.

What Will the Utility Business Model Look Like in 2025?

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This video from Itron features the insights and perspectives professionals in the electric, gas and water utility industries on what they expect to be seeing and doing within the next 10 years -- and how they will operate to ensure sustainability for generations to come.

Next Generation Smart Government Technology

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iGov is a modular smart government framework with a suite of modules that helps all levels of government deliver services and information, automate internal operations, and improve staff productivity while reducing the costs of governance. Watch the video to learn about iGov's configurations and features.

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