Sensing technologies are ubiquitous in most developed markets, where they are used for industrial process monitoring, product tracking, and information services. More recently, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have begun leveraging sensors for supply chain management, remote monitoring, and consumer product testing. This report describes how sensors work, and how they can be harnessed for data collection in low-resource settings.

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Goldilocks Toolkit
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January 05, 2016
February 2016
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