FIGHTING Ebola: AT THE BEDSIDE OF VULNERABLE AND DISADVANTAGED GROUPS

FIGHTING Ebola: AT THE BEDSIDE OF VULNERABLE AND DISADVANTAGED GROUPS

Organisation: RTS (Senegal)

Publication Date: 01/14/2015

Description

Through this project, we intend to educate the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in society by emphasizing prevention, in the form of short, simple and concise messages. An intuitive application, easy to use and available in the 4 most spoken dialects in Senegal namely: Al pulhar, Serere, Wolof and Jola Intend to use the voice and Braille for the blind and the visually impaired, sign language and SMS for deaf-mutes.

Technologies used for this project:

- SMS: Twilio services with a free french number for a start just to test the application - Node.js (a node.js application written originally by chirs ismael that we intend to adapt for senegalese local languages. As it is said "Do not reinvent the wheel" - Mashape: Antother API for translation in local language and integrating in node.js - Speech recognition: Google Speech Recognition API for future android vversion

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