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Accenture recognizes top innovative ideas of Filipino students that use ‘Tech4Good’

Ambe Tierro, Accenture’s Advanced Technology Centers Lead in the Philippines and Global AI Capability and Delivery Lead, left, joins Team Coop, who won as Grand Champion of the Program The Future 2018. The girls from the Cebu Institute of Technology University developed Tingog, a reading and speech app designed to help young children with cleft palate.

Accenture, through its 5th annual Program The Future: The Accenture Technology Campus Challenge, recently recognized the top innovative ideas of Filipino college students that use new and emerging technologies to address critical problems and help improve how we work and live. 

With the theme ‘Tech4Good’, the students were challenged to apply innovative technologies and digital solutions like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Cloud, Extended Reality and Blockchain. The technology competition is part of Accenture’s commitment to inculcate an innovative mindset in today’s youth.

 

Team Masigasig’s leader Lheo Mark Endrina demonstrates how their app, FloodTech, aims to monitor the drainage system in urban areas. Representing Sumulong College of Arts & Sciences, Endrina and his teammates won the Tech’s Choice Award in the 2018 edition of Program The Future: The Accenture Technology Campus Challenge.

Team Aid 2.0 from the University of San Carlos – Cebu answers questions about Tactus, a portable, wearable and affordable glove-camera device that they developed to help blind people. Tactus was named as the Tech Vision awardee during the recently concluded Program The Future competition organized by Accenture.

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