Translation app wins Kenya Hackathon
APP DEVELOPMENTBy BiztechAfrica - Sept. 17, 2012, 9:19 a.m.
Tafsiri, a translation app, was the winner of this weekend’s M2Work Hackathon in Nairobi, Kenya.
The weekend Hackathon was staged at five m:Labs around the world. In Kenya, participants came up with 10 ideas, forming 10 teams. The teams concentrated on developing their ideas to prototypes overnight, after which they presented their apps to a panel of judges.
The winning teams of the M2Work Hackathon are:
1st Prize: Tafsiri
Tafsiri is a solution that aims to provide companies or organizations translation of specific information to the language of the local community, creating employment to multitudes.
2nd Prize: Smart Blackboard
Smart Blackboard is a solution that allows students to pose questions while doing their homework or preparing for tests and receive answers from qualified teachers.
3rd Prize: MobiAgent
MobiAgent is a solution that gives its user the ability to be an agent and get commission every time he/she sells a product e.g. event tickets to people on his/her phone contacts.
4th Prize: Kaisari
A compliance and authenticity monitoring system that enables organizations and/or individuals to track down fake products and/or non-compliant individuals.
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