The 2017 set up of an off line medical library. Anyone physically near to the device may connect to it and download the offline content it contains.
Its realization in hardware and software has changed since 2012, as miniaturization of storage space and electronics progressed. As of 2017, its hardware may consist of a Raspberry Pi with a replaceable storage card.
In 2016, Columbia University's Masters in Public Administration in Development Practice (MPA-DP) explored using these boxes in Dominican Republic for three months.
The digital library is composed of multiple modules; modules may be pre-installed, or users may choose which to install. Examples of modules include Wikipedia in a specific language, Wikipedia's Medical Encyclopedia, Khan Academy lite, and OpenStreetMap. Other content includes OpenStreetMap, Offline Medical Encyclopedia, Moodle, Owncloud, PhET (interactive mathematics and science simulations), TED Talks, and Sugarizer.
Video overview of efforts in Dominican Republic
7-hour video discussing the role out of IIAB in Peru in 2018
- Meta: Internet-in-a-Box
- Internet-in-a-Box software and community documentation
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