Emirati team wins first prize in the Hackathon “Future Technology Week”




Won the UAE team , “El Tiki” EL TECHIE grand prize in the second edition of the Hackathon contest , which took place during the events inaugural session of the Future Technology Week, the team consists of five developers Young applications from residents of the United Arab Emirates and aged between 15 and 17 years.

As part of the prize, the winning team will receive a grant-house training for three months in the Pacific Controls Middle East, as well as free access feature for a full year to tools and Microsoft software company including cloud computing system “Azure” Azure.

During the competition events, team EL TECHIE presented its application smart “Alzheimer Korab”, an application developer specifically for people who suffer from nervous disorder that causes the death of brain cells, leading to memory loss and cognitive decline known as Alzheimer’s disease, the application currently has more than 100 users on 30 countries, as it is witnessing a noticeable uptick in the user base.

This includes the application on eight simple features but it is characterized by a great deal of importance and process, namely: “Remember the business” – This feature uses the service “Google Voice” to complete and remember the patient tasks; “Where’s the advantage I” which helps patients to find out their whereabouts for lines length and width with the help of “Google Maps” service “Google Earth” that allows them to determine the actual location.

As the application on the “social phone / phone Medical rapid” feature that helps patients, regardless of how advanced their condition by giving them direct access to emergency services such as ambulances, and feature “alarm clock” that stimulate or remembering patients using the application, and the feature “camera” that allows incorporates patients capture unforgettable memories by built-in camera feature in smart devices such as telephones and tablets.

It features also “navigate using maps,” which allows patients to move from one place to another by using the “Google Maps” service; and the “Daily News” – This feature and the speech and provide news alerts using “Yahoo News” service; and the feature “Streaming radio” – a entertainment feature provides a direct broadcast to the various radio stations.

It consists of the jury in the “Hackathon” competition Sajjad Chaudhry, CEO of the business, “Pacific Controls”; and Najib Ooziojal, director of a group of cloud computing projects and commercial projects in the Gulf region with the “Microsoft”.

On the other hand, the list of posts by other competing teams included both application-Tek Mi, the application of a bus ticket, and the application of Barre Barkenj, apply Lamb Trakinj which gives ambulances and easy access to the roads of the most appropriate, the application of tulle grams, which monitors Tolling.

Were evaluated every one of these posts on the basis of three main are: intelligent transportation, smart and environmental themes, and smart cities, in order to develop unique and innovative, convenient and intelligent applications for everyday use and patterns of intelligent life.

The Future Technology Week as the effectiveness of the Dubai World Trade Centre, the new university for four exhibitions specializing in the sector is the exhibition and conference the Gulf of information security, “Giske,” and “things Internet Exhibition”, and “large data exhibition”, in addition to the Gulf Conference computing mobile enterprise “Jemek “.

And attracted the event, a 3-day between 29 and 31 March / last March, a high-level audience of the highlights of the leading technology companies in the world like Advantec, Whoopi T, Cisco, and Dark Matter, Dell, Ericsson, GE, Intel, Huawei , Microsoft, and Pacific Controls, SAP.


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