Flexible and economically sustainable

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Flexible and economically sustainable learning Community Centers that empower community members with technology and connectivity to take care of their own learning, health care, banking, government services, soil and environmental testing, and entertainment, all in one site. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Flexible and economically sustainablelearning Community Centers that empower community members withtechnology and connectivity to take care of their own learning, health care, banking, government services, soil and environmental testing, and entertainment, all in one site LINCOS integrates a group of applications with the final goal of stimulating the creative capacity of individuals.Transformed in educative tools, these technologies aim tofoster the learning process of communitiesin rural areas in developing countries. HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Telemedicine: portable suitcase containing varied equipment such as, electrocardiograph, stethoscope, and high-resolution video camera to scan images from the throat, skin and others. Water Analysis: kit that allows analysis of water examples for human consumption and irrigation. Soil Analysis: kit to obtain general elements about the mineral composition of the soil.All these services with the support of a bibliographic data base, related Internet web sites, audio and video cassettes, and multimedia materialsVIDEOCONFERENCE AND ENTERTAINING SERVICES For the communities to have access to educational and recreational elements for a healthier and more pleasant life. produce and broadcast their own videos and programs videoconference (from interactive teleconference to educational videos).COMMUNICATIONS/TELEPHONY LINCOS can provide telephonic services through microwaves, IP voice, and WLL technologies with a coverage range from 3 to 5 miles from the Community Centers.INFORMATION CENTERSpecialized search for information (based on Internet) Fax service PhotoCopy services Community post-office for "emailing" Governmental institution procedures Banking Services E-commerce services Learning CommunityPossibility to use the technologyto understand thelocal and global challenges, to createsolutions, and topromote their own sustainable development. More about LINCOS in theBreakout SessionToday and Tomorrow11:30 12:30Room 383

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