On Earth Day Celebration: How OQ Technology is Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals which require action by all countries with the objectives to ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth — all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests. One important objective is reducing the digital divide between urban and rural areas.

OQ Technology has at its core mission these objectives and is working on democratizing 5G Internet-of-Things and Machine-to-Machine communication all around the world: developed, developing, and non-developed countries. Everyone should be able to reap the benefits of modern 5G machine technology. Let us dive deep and see how OQ Technology is helping in achieving these golas using satellite 5G IoT technology.

Cellular Connectivity Coverage (study by facebook)

Look at the photo above: Huge swathes and areas of the planet are not covered by cellular networks, in the end no one can build cell towers on deserts, mountains, oceans, and forests and and and .. etc. You may think who needs that since no one lives or works there - Spoiler alert: More than 3 billion people live in remote and rural unconnected areas and large portion of the global GDP is from enterprise and business operations in non-urban areas (think logistics, energy, farming).

The only way to conenct these areas is by using a global satellite constellaiton that can provide cheap uninterrupted ubiqutious and truly global connectivity anywhere. Here is how a satellite constellation look like:

Example of OQ global LEO satellite constellation

Linking this with the sustainable development goals, we see OQ Technology is at the center of many critical applications:

OQ Technology connectivity solution aims to directly influence and facilitate the effective contributions to achieving the various goals for sustainable development as identified by United Nations.

Goal 2: Zero Hunger — With precision and smart farming, automated monitoring of farms, animals, and efficent control of fertilization, harvesting logging and other AgriTech applications, 5G IoT through satellites is poised to play a critical role in providing the network for vast farms around the planet to achieve large food production through efficent, optimized, and low cost processes.

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being — We help ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all, especially in Africa by providing 5G connectivity to IoT with the use of sensors and remote monitoring devices that help patients living in isolated areas gain access to top medical assistance. We help Africa towards the eight Millennium Development Goals in many areas, but specifically health.

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation — Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all in Africa. We are providing 5G connectivity for IoT manufactures that helps in real-time monitor clean water.

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy — Smart grid, wind mill farms data connection, last mile power generators control, smart solar farms and oil spills leak detection in oil pipes spreading over thousands of kilometers, all that is not possible without OQ Technology 5G IoT solution over satellites.

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth — We are achieving gender equality and empowering our teammates to grow and develop their skills. We strive towards inclusive and sustainable economic growth to reach the full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Goal 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure — We are helping build the smart transport and mobility services that are central for sustainable development. Connected smart vehicles/drones are entering the market and offer companies the chance to deliver goods further and in more efficient ways. Tracking of fleets and goods is not possible outside cities where no cellular coverage is available. We are promoting resilient infrastructure. Our dual-mode satellite-cellular IoT modem and tracker is a user-friendly plug-and-play small, economical low cost, and efficient low power solution that can collect data from more than 1000 sensors.

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities — Our cutting-edge technology helping cities and communities to remain safe, inclusive, and sustainable. We can support bi-directional communication to machines such as banking ATMs in poor connectivity areas. We also provide a dual satellite-terrestrial solution that can switch automatically between our and partner networks, prolonging battery life we save the energy that develops healthier, greener, and smarter cities. Even smart city applications such as waste management and traffic management can be part of the satellite IoT service in case coverage is not relaible or non-available.

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production — Our vision to shape social value contribute to changing sustainable consumption and production. We build technology that reduces the cost of energy to improve customer/commercial experience. We aim towards understandable and transparent sustainability.

Goal 13: Climate Action — With our global 5G IoT satellite network we have a direct impact on decreasing resources and energy demand harnessing the power of digitalization. The broader society benefits from the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. By providing researchers with the climate sensing data from the farthes points on Earth, a huge database can be created that are analyzed by climate experts and policy decision makers. Logistic optimization of routes and supply chains can result in reducing the global carbon footprint immensly.

Goal 14: Life Below Water — with our smart ocean 5G we create a line of realtime precision sensors that gather, collect and control data about clean water,boats, smart nets, weatherbuoys, offshore rigs, underwater pipes, and oil wells, all using a highly secure and reliable system. The manufactures use of 5G-enabled AI cameras for plant inspection, fish, and all marine world.

Goal 15: Life on Land — With our IoT smart connectivity for farming that helps farmers monitoring crop fields with the help of sensors with light, humidity, temperature soil, and moisture. We are there to protect and restore the sustainable use of the terrestrial ecosystem. Our 5G connected Ag Tech allowing interaction with the biological environment, for example detecting insects and parasites to improve farmers outcomes.



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