We are proud to announce the launch of the Sustainability at Seeed Studio website. This platform underscores Seeed’s commitment to leveraging technology for a sustainable and equitable future.
Seeed is happy to sponsor the AI for Good TinyML Challenges 2023, which is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the tinyML Foundation, providing freehardware support for participants to complete their projects.
The Deviridi project is an Internet of Things (IoT) solution designed to monitor food spoilage.
SDG Summer School 2022 Wrap-up: Students’ AI Data Analytics Solution Facilitated by Seeed at Chaihuo x.factory, Supported by WHO, The Global Fund, Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, Partisia Blockchain, and More
“SDG Summer School 2022: Open Source Health Solutions” was physically organized in Chaihuo x.factory in July, Shenzhen, China. This event was spearheaded by Geneva Tsinghua Initiative (GTI) and supported by the Global Fund, WHO, Seeed Studio, University of Geneva, Université de Paris, Learning Planet Institute, and Partisia Blockchain. As a result, participants in Shenzhen came up with an AI data analytics solution to tackle Challenge 6. By doing so, SDG Summer School 2022 seeks to contribute to the achievement of the UN’s SDGs.
Open Application for “SDG Summer School 2022”! Devise Open Source Health Solutions at Chaihuo x.factory, Supported by WHO, Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, and Institute of Global Health!
As Seeed Studio is a corporate partner for the SDG Summer School 2022, we will be sponsoring the maker space venue for participants in Shenzhen. Guess what! It’s going to be at the amazing Chaihuo x.factory! By cooperating with the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, WHO, the Global Fund, and the Institute of Global Health at University of Geneva we are happy to officially open the application form for participants in China to join the SDG Summer School 2022 in Shenzhen.
March 18: Seeed Hosts Tech4Good Webinar for the UN ITU’s WSIS Forum 2022 on Carbon Neutrality, Climate Change, Wildlife Conservation, and Sustainable Communities
For UN ITU’s WSIS Forum 2022 on 18th of March, Seeed is hosting a webinar called “Tech4Good: AIoT Open Source Innovations for Carbon Neutrality, Climate Change, Wildlife Conservation, and Sustainable Communities”, that will focus on real-life application cases of open AIoT hardware and software solutions.
#Tech4Good Bounty Program: All-Year-Round IoT Product Sponsorship for Science, Agriculture, and Industrial Digitalization
We’re happy to launch “#Tech4Good Bounty Program” – an ALL-YEAR-ROUND IoT product sponsorship program to upgrade your already built-up prototypes with our industrial-grade IoT products. We’re focusing on topics such as science, meteorology, conservation, agriculture, industrial digitalization, and more. Apply today!
FarmBeats for Students by Microsoft & Seeed: Smart Agriculture Education Kit for Individuals, Schools, Local Communities, and SDGs
Through collaborating with FFA and Seeed, Microsoft developed “FarmBeats for Students Program” to facilitate technological empowerment of young people to learn about AI, Machine learning, and IoT in agriculture. This affordable, hands-on and learning-by-doing education can enable the students to understand automatic irrigation and fertilization applications, crop yield prediction, and pragmatic tools to tackle the world’s hunger issues. Thereby, this Program seeks to accelerate the UN’s SDGs 2, 10, 4, 1, 5, 9, 8, 6, 7, 12, 11, 13 and 17.
Seeed Participates in Tsinghua University-Led “SDG Open Hack” as a Mentor and Sponsor for Students’ Smart and Sustainable Community Projects
To encourage and foster an environment where university students’ creativity, enthusiastic hearts, and innovative solution ideas on sustainable development challenges can be nurtured, “SDG Open Hack” has been organized annually since 2019. Ever since the Hack was held, Seeed Studio has been an engaged partner to contribute to the advancement of SDGs in the academic realm through mentoring and sponsoring open source hardware products. In this two-day event, students came up with innovative solutions on elderly care, waste management, digital recycling, cultural heritage protection, and shared economy, by incorporating the application of science and technology. Thereby, SDG Open Hack sought to achieve the UN’s SDGs 4, 12, 11, 17, 5, 9, 13 and 16.
Janwaar Maker Space in the Making: Seeed’s Open Source Hardware for Rural Changemakers’ Self-Empowerment and Social Inclusion in India
In an effort to assist decentralization of digital education for rural children in India, Seeed donated open hardware products to Janwaar village, where the children and youth were inspired to learn coding and programming for the first time in their lives. Through embracing the learning principle of hands-on, DIY, and collaborative learning, they were self-empowered to have the ownership of technological tools, and to tackle gender inequality and casteism at village level. On this backdrop, this “Janwaar Maker Space in the Making” Project directly or indirectly accelerates the UN’s SDGs 4, 5, 10, 11, 9, 1, 17, 8 and 16.
FarmBeats: Microsoft and Seeed’s AIoT Solution for Precision Agriculture and Technology Democratization for Local Farmers
In 2019, by partnering with Seeed Studio, Microsoft developed an AIoT solution for local farmers – “FarmBeats” Project. The Project has been designed to deliver Internet connectivity and to make precision farming to local farmers at affordable costs. More specifically, Seeed’s Sensor Box was developed and used for the Project to monitor various environmental conditions that affect the crop growth. As a result, agricultural productivity rate has been increased, while overall maintenance costs and human labor inputs have been minimized. FarmBeats Project has been recognized to help accelerate the UN’s SDGs 2, 9, 12, 5, 6, 7, 8, 4, 13, 17, 1 and 10.
SDG Summer School 2021: Students’ Open Source Health Solutions Facilitated by Chaihuo Maker Space, Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, UNITAR, and Others
In an effort to encourage high school and university students to address SDGs in practical and rapid manners, “SDG Summer School 2021: Open Source Health Solutions” was organized in July in Switzerland (Geneva), France (Paris), South Korea (Seoul), China (Shenzhen), Singapore, and Chile. This was organized by Geneva Tsinghua Initiative (GTI) and supported by its manifold partners, including Chaihuo Maker Space and United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). As a result, participants came up with open source hardware and software solutions to tackle health-related challenges. This hands-on educational program seeks to achieve the UN’s SDGs 3, 4, 5, 12, 9, 10 and 17.