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Internet Village Motoman

This is a Project. Its medium is helmet: abs plastic.

The Internet Village Motoman was launched for fifteen schools, telemedicine clinics, and the governor’s office in Ratanakiri, a remote province of Cambodia. Telemedicine clinics in remote areas give patients access to physicians in Boston, Massachusetts. A nurse visits each village to examine and photograph patients, and then transmits the information using a solar-powered computer by satellite to physicians in Boston. Within hours, the physicians respond with medical opinions and treatment recommendations.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • StarSight, 2007
  • light, battery, nex-g wifi receiver, solar panel.
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Its dimensions are

Mobile access point and antenna: 6” h x 12” w x 4” d (box), 15” (antenna); Solar panel: 40” h x 25.5” w x 2.5” d; IPSTAR broadband satellite system: 33” diameter; Helmet: 9.5“ h x 10.2“ w x 23.6“ l; Motorcycle: 41.3” h x 27.5” w x 73.5” l

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