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Intelligent Locations: Using Bluetooth Low Energy for Contact Tracing and Hospital Asset Tracking

by Steven Dean
Blog

As my daughter-in-law is an ICU nurse at a local hospital, I get all the stories. Most hospitals, including hers, are now chronically crowded and bustling with overburdened healthcare workers. Keeping track of that portable patient monitor, or infusion pump when patients come and go is nearly impossible. Where is ‘Indoor GPS’ when you need it? Imagine being able to accurately locate each and every piece of equipment down to about a cubic foot in a facility. Imagine being able to accurately track each one of your patients in real-time in this COVID-19 hot environment.

How Technology Is Achieving Better Natural Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, and Resilience

by Pratima Harite
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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

T‑Mobile and Western Governors University Work to Keep College Students Connected

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What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

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What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

Comcast RISE to Support 13,000 BIPOC-Owned Small Businesses With Tech Services, Marketing Resources and Millions of Dollars in Grants by 2022

Press Release

NEW YORK, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Comcast today announced it will award 13,000 Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses, which includes Hispanic and Asian American owned businesses among others, across the country with monetary grants, technology makeovers and marketing services from Comcast RISE by 2022.

Black & Veatch: Zero-Emission Vehicles Key to Enabling Decarbonization Targets, and Operators Should Begin Planning Now

New eBook outlines eight phases to help operators navigate new technologies, infrastructure choices and supply chains as renewable power, hydrogen become their new fuels
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Driven largely by ambitious climate agendas and aggressive net-zero targets, fleet operators across the U.S. are actively decarbonizing their operations.

How to Build Better Learning Machines

By Kevin Hogan
Article

As a 25+ year veteran of education technology, Elliott Levine has seen a lot of change. In his new role with Qualcomm, he has the opportunity to affect more change than ever before. In this episode of EdTech Today, Levine outlines the challenges that lie ahead for post-pandemic issues and, more importantly, the solution to meet those challenges.

A Former Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Winner Modifies Its Technology to Help COVID-19 Patients

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Neopenda is a social enterprise startup that is passionate about improving newborn health through innovative technology solutions. Neopenda won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Prize at the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition for the development of a low-cost, wearable sensor that improves the care of newborns in resource-constrained hospitals. neoGuard continuously monitors newborns’ critical vital signs and alerts attending health care professionals when a baby is in distress.

How to Future-Proof Public Sector Operations: Booz Allen Brings IT Leaders Together for Insights and Advice

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"This isn’t about crystal balls. It is about seeing the inevitably of major capabilities that will be available two or three decades out, and how you should act today to be in position to make the best use of these fantastic building blocks of the future to advance your mission."

-Booz Allen Vice President Tim Andrews

Dr. Reza Malehmir Wins 2020 Technical Achievement Award for AI and Asset Extraction

Using artificial intelligence to transform a data collection challenge into a competitive, flexible, and low-cost solution
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Dr. Reza Malehmir used artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate data processing for a large provincial highway asset classification project, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

With Lenovo, TechsoMed Is Spurring a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

The partnership between TechsoMed and Lenovo is enabling physicians to target cancer with never before seen precision.
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To treat cancerous tumors, physicians have long relied on surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — highly invasive treatments that push patients’ bodies to their limits. Surgically removing tumors requires long hospital stays, recovery times and extensive follow-ups. In the near future, all of this might change. 

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