Cisco GPS Challenge Highlights | Social Entrepreneur OmniVis Uses IoT to Improve Cholera Detection

Learn about the continued global impact of the Second Runner-up in the 2017 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
Mar 14, 2019 9:35 AM ET
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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As our 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge gets underway, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

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OmniVis is developing a handheld device that works with smartphones to detect cholera in water samples. With the help of IoT technology, it can analyze and identify the bacteria within 30 minutes of collection.

Learn more about Cisco's annual Global Problem Solver Challenge here: http://cs.co/6053ERCbT.

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