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7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

dimanche 16 février 2014

African innovation is not yet getting the level of global recognition and support it truly deserves. The continent is brimming with a rising new generation of bold, creative-thinking innovators and entrepreneurs who are constantly inventing and developing new technologies that will simplify our daily lives and transform societies- technologies with global appeal and commercial viability in any part of the world. They deserve a closer look, and it’s time you took notice.

Here are 7 of them you need to know.

Mubser
Country Of Origin : Egypt
Mubser is a breakthrough navigational aid tool designed for visually-impaired people.

Mellowcabs
Country Of Origin : South Africa
Mellowcabs are high-tech electric pedicabs manufactured from recycled materials.

Cardiopad
Country Of Origin : Cameroon
The Cardiopad is a touch screen medical tablet that enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram (ECG) to be performed at remote, rural locations while the results of the test are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them.

ViViFi Touch Sticker
Country Of Origin : Egypt
ViViFi touch sticker is a human-object interface that can transform non-conductive surfaces with limited thickness such as wood and glass into touch sensors or screens that can interact with human contact through sticking ViViFi’s transparent stickers on the surface’s opposite side.

Saphonian Zero-Blade Wind Convertor
Country Of Origin : Tunisia
The Saphonian is a bladeless wind turbine that leverages on sailboat technology to produce energy by harnessing wind through a sail that follows a non-rotational back-and-forth 3D motion.

SavvyLoo
Country Of Origin : South Africa
SavvyLoo is a pedal-operated, self contained, easy to assemble waterless toilet that features a conical disc that separates urine, diarrheic and other liquids from solids.

The Malaria pf/PAN (pLDH) Test Kit
Country Of Origin : South Africa
The Malaria pf/PAN (pLDH) Test Kit is a rapid medical diagnostic test kit that detects all strains of malaria indicates within 30 minutes whether the Malaria treatment provided is effective.

Voir l'article sur : forbes.com

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