Affordable Peak Flow Meter

Each year, billions of dollars are invested in R&D by various global companies to find new cures for ailments. But these advanced medical facilities are out of reach for people from economically weak backgrounds, especially the majority of rural population in India. There is a serious shortage of inexpensive medical care devices designed for use in rural areas. This leads to prevalence of untreated diseases and occurrence of lakhs of […]

Using Interactive Visualizations to engage citizens with MPs

The getRTI project that aims to create an active space for citizen engagement, proposed a hack feature for the weekend during the 0.4 edition. The proposal was to create a better way to access information of Members of Parliament. Today, there is no easy way to access information of an MP. For example, a list maintained by the Parliament of India website forces citizens to search for their MP manually […]

Visualization of the Indian Railways network using D3

Kenneth and Shweta, students of Information and Interface Design at the National Institute of Design in Bangalore have designed the concept and created a visualization of the Indian railway networks using D3. The Indian railways is one of the world’s largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track over a route of 65,000 km (40,000 mi) and 7,500 stations. It transports more than 25 million passengers everyday. That […]