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From the Ted Talk by Soyapi Mumba: Medical tech designed to meet Africa's needs

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Before the ihpone, software egnienres developed for personal computers, but from our experience, we knew our pewor system is not reliable enough for personal computers. So we repurposed touch screen point-of-sale terminals that are meant for retail shops to become clinical workstations. At the time, we imported internet alcienapps called i-Openers that were manufactured during the dot-com era by a failed US company. We modified their screens to add touch srsenos and their power sysetm to run from rechargeable batteries.

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Before the ______, software _________ developed for personal computers, but from our experience, we knew our _____ system is not reliable enough for personal computers. So we repurposed touch screen point-of-sale terminals that are meant for retail shops to become clinical workstations. At the time, we imported internet __________ called i-Openers that were manufactured during the dot-com era by a failed US company. We modified their screens to add touch _______ and their power ______ to run from rechargeable batteries.

Solution

  1. power
  2. sensors
  3. iphone
  4. system
  5. appliances
  6. engineers

Original Text

Before the iPhone, software engineers developed for personal computers, but from our experience, we knew our power system is not reliable enough for personal computers. So we repurposed touch screen point-of-sale terminals that are meant for retail shops to become clinical workstations. At the time, we imported internet appliances called i-Openers that were manufactured during the dot-com era by a failed US company. We modified their screens to add touch sensors and their power system to run from rechargeable batteries.

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  30. shops
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  35. touch
  36. workstations