|01.03.2011 | 08:30 AM|
|What does the love child of Xtranormal and mhealth look like? Scientific Animations Without Borders, perhaps.|
Written & curated by Jaclyn Schiff, MEDIA Schiff
The initiative, which is being led by folks at the University of Illinois, creates educational animated videos for view on cell phones. The project hopes to take advantage of the widespread availability of cell phones in the developing world to spread information about agricultural and health issues.“Animation reduces the costs associated with making a video on a particular topic, and allows the videos themselves to have near-universal appeal. The videos are narrated, and the narration can be recorded in any language with any dialect or accent,” according to a press release. The video above explains more.
1 Agricultural, health education goes global via cellphone animations
2 CELP liaison, SAWBO honored by CU
3 Smart Phone Farming
4 Teaching Rural Farmers With Cell Phone Videos
5 Animation & cell phones: Development Aid on the way!
6 Team delivers development aid via cell phone animations
7 Cell phones spur 'Scientific Animations Without Borders'
9 Development Aid Delivered Via Cell Phone Animations
10 OMG Cell Phone Capacity Development Vid RULZ
11 Team delivers development aid via cell phone animations
12 Cellphones seen as world learning tool
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