Four great ideas were named first place winners of the Verizon Powerful Answers Award (http://www.verizon.com/powerfulanswers/award/), a year-long global challenge to discover and help bring to market technology-based solutions with the potential to change our world.
Education: Sesame Enable – http://sesame-enable.com – A touch-free smartphone you can control by moving your head. Designed for people with disabilities.
Healthcare: Organize – https://www.organize.org – With a 21st century organ donation program, awareness builds while critical wait time decreases.
Sustainability: Eco Fuel Africa – http://ecofuelafrica.co.ug – Through affordable green charcoal, this energy source improves communities while lowering environmental impact.
Transportation: Vaxess Technologies – http://www.vaxess.com – A new innovation that brings medical care while eliminating the need for cold storage.