Communication System for Refugees Wins Nexus Maximus: Technical.ly

Jefferson M.S. in sustainable design student Mike Savarie demonstrates his “analog solution.” His team won the most innovative award.

Jefferson M.S. in sustainable design student Mike Savarie demonstrates Amicus.

Amicus, a communication system for refugees, took first prize in the fourth annual Nexus Maximus challenge, Technical.ly reported Sept. 13. It’s a group of easily recognizable icons that can be printed on T-shirts, blankets and other textiles.

Thirty-six teams from five universities joined the competition on East Falls campus that explored innovations that could help refugees and other displaced communities.

Read more about Nexus Maximus here.

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