MoMo Remote Sensor


Low-power and flexible mobile infrastructure sensing device with an integrated GSM cellular connection

Product description Brand name and product description

MoMo (mobile monitor) is a low-power and flexible mobile infrastructure sensing device with an integrated GSM cellular connection.

MoMo is a modular remote data collection platform which can be used to retrieve sensor data and aggregate it in a central location. This data can then be used to visualize large infrastructure systems, identify weak points and individual failures, analyze trends, and inform plans for future development. It can also trigger automatic notifications to the right people should something go wrong.

Watch a presentation video of MoMo.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Designed for use in developing world countries. MoMo has been tested and presented in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

MoMo is currently being piloted by It partnered with WaterAid Tanzania.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

For the pilot stage, suggested deployment costs to produce 300 devices was $30,000 USD or $100 USD/device.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6 Access to clean water, would be the most applicable

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

MoMo target users are local governments, aid organizations, and individual donors who need to easily check whether infrastructure projects are functioning remotely via computer or cell phone.

MoMo is open source and includes an accessible development platform, so MoMo can be used and improved by hackers and hobyists everywhere.

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