SWEETSense Technologies

SweetSense Inc.

Sensor package that monitors usage of various humanitarian technologies.

Product description Brand name and product description

The SWEETSense sensor technology package combines commercially available front-end sensors with a comparator circuit board that samples at a high rate and relays logged data events directly to the internet via GSM or Wi-Fi.

Data processing and visualization is provided via a supporting, internet-based software program, SWEETData.

The SWEETSense technology can be customized for specific applications including remote monitoring of water, sanitation, energy, infrastructure solutions or other applications. Remote monitoring via distributed in-situ sensors provides evidence to help inform the sector and public on the impacts of aid projects, and the on-going challenges.

Watch a video of field applications of the technology.

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

SWEETSense has been used in 12 countries, including: Somalia, Ethiopia  and Ethiopia.

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

SWEETSense implements the technology for applications in water, sanitation energy and infrastructure.

Portland State University commercializes SWEETSense technologies through the Portland State SweetLab spin-out.

SweetSense Inc. is providing more than 200 sensors for Living Water International to install onto Afridev and India Mark II hand pumps in Rwanda.interview with representative

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

From 100 USD up to several thousands of dollars. Price depends on the application, since they have a wide variety of sensors.Interview with representative



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: Clean water and sanitation

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

The SWEETSense technology aims to serve governments, non-governmental organizations (NGO) and government funded humanitarian aid agencies involved in funding and deploying technologies to underserved communities such as water filtration, latrines, wash stations, cook stoves and other similar products.

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