It’s easy to get caught up in the latest consumer tech, with VR and other immersive technology splashed across magazines and newspapers. But what about tech with a conscience? Tech that serves a purpose, to improve the lives of people across the world, groups of people that need help whether it be food, medical help or access to basic amenities.
From improving health to reducing waste and lowering crime, tech has the potential to address some of the world’s biggest social challenges.
Techworld looks at some of the best examples of tech or social good, highlighting amazing offerings from 3D-printed orthotics, portable inflatable incubators for premature babies, internet balloons and aid drones.
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