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Garbage Information Gathering eases up the clean-up in Roskilde Festival using mobile technology
Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen joined forces with its trusted partner Tegos, a solution provider for the recycling and waste management industry, to implement an innovative solution for “Garbage Information Gathering” (GIG).
Here's a short video that will give you more information about the project.
This year, the solution came in small, handheld Windows Mobile devices which were used by the waste collection crew members to better coordinate the dispatch of garbage trucks and workers to hard-hit areas. The waste management solution – known by its quirky abbreviation GIG (‘Garbage Information Gathering') - was a result of collaboration between Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen (MDCC), Tegos and the Roskilde Festival..
For further information, we encourage you to check out the Futures Magazine article on GIG.