Zayed University team emerge winners

By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

THE Zayed University team, that participated in the contest to develop a smartphone application, emerged winners. The team will soon visit LG Electronics headquarters and take a sightseeing tour. They will also participate in the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) conference in Korea.
The competition was launched in March by the Assistive Technology Center at Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) in cooperation with Seoul National University Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLT). This was with the sponsorship of LG Electronics. The contest aims at raising college students’ awareness of assistive technology, which improves the quality of life of differently-abled people through the effective integration of technology.SCHS-Sharjah University
Students from University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah, Zayed University and Ajman University of Science and Technology participated in the year-long contest. Organisers provided assistance in terms of the two-week training and guidance on a number of aspects.
The awards ceremony was attended by Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi and Sheikha Jameela AlQasimi, the General Director of Sharjah City of Humanitarian Services, alongside 70 senior officials from universities across the country.SCHS-Zayed University
In an exclusive interview with The Gulf Today, the top two teams, the winners from Zayed University and runners-up from University of Sharjah, shared and highlighted their journey from teaming up, developing the smartphone application, to competing with students from four other universities.
The team from the Zayed University comprised Asma Ahmed Aldhani, Shaima Abdulla Al Junaibi, Abdulla Saleh Buali and Noora Saed Alawadi.
Talking to The Gulf Today in SCHS, they shared the details of their winning project, “Salem”…
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on January 30, 2016.

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