Developing a Safe Way
Engineering club students at Sylmar (Calif.) Biotech Health Academy developed an idea for an identification card to be used by homeless people. Featuring a user photo and a scannable datamatrix code, the cards would help outreach workers and others track homeless individuals to better target resources. The code would connect users to a database. In addition, a social-media-style website would allow the community to learn how the homeless are being helped and to share ideas and resources. Job training would be emphasized. They call the system Safe-Way. See news coverage: http://bit.ly/2FxGpUy.