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NTU hosts global ICT conference highlighting innovations that advance open inclusive development

An assistive smart technology that helps seniors cope with degenerative changes and independent living by simply pointing a device or smartphone camera at an object to send a text message or activate a phone call.

A haze analytics tool that provides users with the latest health advisories during haze episodes, and that can be integrated with wearable devices such as smart watches and smart bands to objectively measure a user’s heart rate and other health parameters.

These are some of the innovative information and communications technologies (ICTs) being developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) professors that will potentially enhance communication and productivity, improve healthcare and give people more options for managing their daily lives.

These innovations are just some of the many new ICT ideas being presented at ICTD 2015, the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development from today until 18 May 2015. A key thrust of the conference is “Open Development”, which emphasises how promising ICT innovations may transform societies and fuel global economic growth.

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Source: The The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments
When: 04/6/2015

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