Field Work

Reports, photos and findings from our testing trips to the field. We love traveling to the field to get a better understanding of the challenges we are facing and the context our projects get deployed in.

GROUND Lab in Tanzania

In January of 2011 GROUND Lab traveled to Tanzania to visit the island of Zanzibar and to assess network coverage on the island and mostly on mainland where the lions migrate to, after they leave Kenya. While in Zanzibar we ran tests to collect GPS data from that area using different cell carriers in Tanzania. […]

GROUND Lab in Kenya

In December 2010 GROUND Lab traveled to Kenya with the intent of researching the areas in which the conservationists we have been working with operate. GROUND Lab had recently completed one of its open source tracking units and we wanted to test the overall signal strength and health of the system and of the cell […]

GROUND Lab in Uganda

In December 2009, GROUND Lab traveled to Kampala, Uganda with the intent of establishing the validity of employing Device X or an analogous networked electronic device in order to gather accurate, high volume data rapidly from the field, especially in areas where it is not feasible to do so efficiently at this time, because of […]

Field Report for Device X in Uganda

This is the field report that I drafted in 2010 when I returned from field testing GROUND Lab’s Device X in health clinics around Kampala, Uganda, thanks to UNICEF. While there, I was researching the context in which the device needed to operate and what kind of social interactions took place in all the different […]

GROUND Lab’s Presentation in Kampala

This is a presentation of Device X and the research behind it. This presentation was given in December in Kampala, Uganda at the UNICEF Uganda Country Office. Device X Uganda Presentation View more presentations from GRND Lab LLC.


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