|Updated: 5/16/2006; 4:17:46 PM.
Communications and info tech in developing countries, especially wireless broadband and high-value applications
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Virtual Research Associates (VRA)
: The VRA reporter is used by humanitarian agencies to record incidents and other information regarding the security of their field workers. It integrates information from wire services with direct reporting, and has a GIS function. An interface with Groove and other non-web-based tools is being explored. The company's other tools
track international news of many types
, with one product that "providies early warnings about potential international “hot spots”". The natural language processing comes from ongoing research project at Harvard's school of international relations. 10:27:26 AM
Copyright 2006 © Ken Novak.
Last update: 5/16/2006; 4:17:46 PM.