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AIDS Testing Goes Hi-Tech

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 10:41
Mozambique to rely on information communication technology to wirelessly and immediately relay AIDS test results

Communications engineers have adapted office printers and cellphone technology to wirelessly and immediately relay AIDS test results.

Britain's Sequoia Technology Group and Telit Wireless say that the printers are being rolled out elsewhere in Africa after initial success in Mozambique, where the project has been running for a year.

Telit’s Phillip Collins points out that his company's technology is more often used for monitoring electricity meters than saving lives.

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Source: 
News24