Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:54:16 PM.

Wireless remote data
Technologies and sample systems that gather sensor data across distances, usually via radio links. This includes general telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), especially for gathering data about wildlife, natural resources, and distributed energy systems.


daily link  Friday, June 11, 2004


True value labels: Interesting idea for camera cell phones as bar code readers.  "A label similar to the nutritional facts one on food items in the super market was proposed. It should list all raw material, labor, pollutants, air, miles of transport, ... that went into that product. I think it would be shocking for people to find out how many miles are driven for just a simple strawberry yogurt.  ..

There is a service where you can send your smart phone camera picture of a barcode and it sends you back the product number.   We don't need the label on the product, with these technologies we can bring the information into the hands of the interested consumer? "

  11:21:03 PM  permalink  

UNOPS offers developing country satellite data: "Satellite Imagery Now Available to UN and NGOs:  UN agencies and non-governmental organizations involved in humanitarian assistance, peace-keeping, and post-conflict reconstruction now have round-the-clock global Internet access to satellite imagery as the result of an initiative led by an international consortium that includes UNOPS."

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