Media & Press

This is where you can find all the media coverage about GROUND Lab work including articles, publications, slideshows, presentations and more!

GROUND Lab on the Arduino Blog

Thanks a whole lot to our friends at Arduino for posting about GROUND Lab’s recent trip to Kenya and Tanzania to test their latest development in the open source lion tracking collar project. One of the tests involved using an Arduino Mega board to test out the GPRS connectivity and speed of local cell-phone networks. […]

Radio24 interviews GROUND Lab

Benedetta was contacted by Radio24, the Italian Radio channel of il Sole 24 Ore (think of it as the Financial Times of Italy) for a radio interview. Radio24 hosts a fantastic program called Giovani Talenti (“Young Talents”) which tells the stories of young Italian expatriates that have managed to study and pursue their careers in […]

FastCompany interviews GROUND Lab

Fast Company’s Jenara Nerenberg interviewed the founders of GROUND Lab about the open source lion tracking collar project and the overall open source business model. GROUND Lab talks about sustainability, the results of the most recent field testing trip to Kenya and Tanzania and their collaborations with conservationists in Africa. Click on the image above […]

GROUND Lab in Audubon Magazine

GROUND Lab had a few conversations with Audubon Magazine about the concept of open source lion tracking collars and the most recent findings from a trip to Kenya and Tanzania in December 2010. Thanks a lot for this wonderful article on all of our work on open source lion tracking collars. Click on the image […]

Next interviews GROUND Lab

Next Liquida interviews Benedetta Piantella from GROUND Lab about Innovation made in Italy (but developed in the US for the World). The interview, in Italian, spans from topics such as what GROUND Lab focuses on, previous collaborations as well as more recent projects and GROUND Lab’s view on sustainability. Thanks a lot to Serena for […]

Maker Faire NY Editor’s Choice Award

Thanks to everyone who came to see us at Maker Faire NY. MF was a great experience that we truly hope to be able to repeat again and again. While at MF we met a lot of wonderful people and makers. We were excited to receive an Editor’s Choice Award! Thanks to all of our […]

Pictures of GROUND Lab at Maker Faire NY

GROUND Lab had the pleasure of showing their progress on the lion tracking collar project at Maker Faire New York, in September 2010. The Faire took place in one of the most interesting museums of NY, The Queens Hall of Science. It was great to be able to set up a booth between X-ray vision […]

GROUND Lab at Maker Faire New York 2010!

Hello lion and GPS lovers! We just wanted to send another quick update to let you know that we will be showing our work at World Maker Faire in New York in a few days, the 25th and 26th of September! For anyone in the NY or tri-state area, please come by and check out […]

PSFK Future of Health Report

The analysis in PSFK’s Future of Health Report has yielded a number of insights, the most evident of which is mobile technology as a catalyst for change. The mobile phone and connected tablet computer are allowing for the distribution of a broad range of medical and support services. This is especially important in countries with […]


Over the next few weeks, PSFK is running a trends research and innovation project in association with UNICEF. They have been researching the development of key trends that impact health and well-being and then using their findings to develop with partners concepts that UNICEF and like-minded organizations could consider deploying across the world. We were […]


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