Ford expands Smart Mobility pilot program to deliver improved access to healthcare in The Gambia; motorcycles with sensors

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The project uses Ford’s OpenXC ( earlier post ) sensor kits fitted to the motorcycles to gather information. Sensor kit that has been extended to motorcycles for the Data Driven Healthcare experiment. The sensor kit collects and analyzes data such as GPS data and mapping coordinates to reach people who need medical care in rural West Africa. In some parts of The Gambia, mobility facilitates delivery of life-saving healthcare services to those in need.