Samsung celebrates the Arab Day for Literacy to launch an educational application for the closing screen




Company celebrates the “Samsung Gulf Electronics” Arab Day for Literacy this year to launch the application KalimaLock smartphone, which aims to revive the use of the Arabic language, especially among young users.

The company said the new application works on closing the company’s mobile screen as the user needs to connect the dots on the touch screen to form the word in the Arabic language in order to decode the lock screen.

She Samsung that once the success of the user connect the dots in the right way, the meaning of the word on the screen in Arabic and English appears, and before being Unblocking to use the phone.

The application is available exclusively through Samsung Galaxy shop for applications, and works on all phones and tablets of the Galaxy series produced by the company. The application works KalimaLock designed by Samsung to educate users to type words in Arabic, with their meanings and uses both English and Arabic.

Commenting on the importance of the new application, Mr. Tariq Dyer, head of imaging techniques and portable devices with “Samsung Gulf Electronics said:” “inspired by Samsung innovations of the user public and things that are related to their daily lives, and we aim through the development of this application, to join all effective initiatives in the revival of the Arabic language, such as the initiative ‘in Arabic’ and enhance their role in society, especially with the leading development movement taking place in the Gulf region, and that made the English language, my favorite in schools, homes and daily use, which is leaving a negative impact on the mastery of the Arabic language by children, both in terms of writing or reading or talking, and we are working through innovations such as the application of KalimaLock to bring about positive change and enhance the lives of users, contribution to the promotion of social and economic development in the region. ”

It is worth mentioning that the rate of illiteracy in the Arab world is about 22% of the total population, which means that there are about 97 million illiterate man in the Arab region. The use of classical Arabic also saw a significant decline, which was uncovered by recent studies conducted on school students in the region.

It celebrates the region and the Arab Day for Literacy on the eighth of January of each year, to commemorate the founding of the Arab Network for Literacy and Adult Education by the Arab League in 1970.


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