HKU team won in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2018 Competition


From left: Dr. V.W.L. Tam, Prof. K.T. Chau (Head of Dept.), Mr. Desmond Chi Ping Wong, Mr. Felix Kwong Yat Wong and Prof. E.Y. M. Lam

Our BEng(CE) year 3 students Desmond Chi Ping Wong & Felix Kwong Yat Wong, together with another teammate from BBA(Law), developed an Android mobile app entitled “Future Warriors” and won the Champion and also the Creative Idea Award in the Tertiary Sector of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2018 Competition. “Future Warriors” is an android app that composed of 2 games which are designed to help students with Special Education Needs (SEN), especially those schoolchildren who are with dyslexia and autism.

This is the second award of Desmond and Felix’s team. They have already won the 2nd prize of the Apple’s China Mobile App Contest before with a different entry called “Luminosite” (URL : https://www.hku.hk/press/news_detail_18560.html) facilitating the street navigation of those visually impaired people.

香港大學學生團隊憑設計「未來戰士」系列手機遊戲在三星電子香港Solve for Tomorrow 2018大型全港學界科技比賽之中奪得大專組冠軍及最佳創意獎。是次跨學科合作團隊成員包括來自電機電子工程系就讀計算機工程三年級的黃光逸同學和王治平同學。此外,成員還包括來自工商管理學學士(法學)的同學。日前,團隊出席了比賽頒獎禮並接受媒體訪問。詳情請瀏覽以下新聞:

More about the competition:
https://www.samsung.com/hk_en/offer/solvefortomorrow2018/

東方日報/東網hk.on.cc:
https://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/news/20190127/bkn-20190127172043871-0127_00822_001.html

Capital-hk.com:
https://www.capital-hk.com/feature/commercial-event/samsung-solve-tomorrow-2018wan-man-bi-mu-yu-xue-jie-jian-she-gong-rong