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Teresa Cauvel, CTO and co-founder of neonatal health technology startup Neopenda, describes a neonatal monitoring bracelet for low-resource hospitals that uses an Intel Curie module running Zephyr.

Zephyr and Curie Team Up for Neonatal Wearable for the Developing World

The Zephyr Project is still a babe in the technological woods, so it’s only fitting that the open source real-time operating system is driving an innovative wearables solution that aims to improve healthcare for infants. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Teresa Cauvel, CTO and co-...
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Praekelt.org uses mobile devices to provide critical information and services to combat maternal mortality rates.

How Praekelt.org and Open Source Provide Critical Services to Enable Social Change

In Eastern and Southern Africa, women are still dying unnecessarily during the basic, natural act of giving life. According to Unicef, “In 2010, close to 58,000 women lost their lives during pregnancy and childbirth, accounting for more than one fifth of all such deaths in the world.” Gustav...
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