EARLY this month, the global finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup held in
The enterprising boys developed an application called CardioLife, which helps prevent heart attacks by monitoring heart readings on the fly via the Microsoft Windows Phone as platform. It also provides a rehabilitation programme for stroke patients using the Kinect sensor. This was the project the Nigerian team took to the
Though the Team Nigeria project did not fly before the judges at the contest, there are many things to cheer about this year's participation in the event. Away from previous contests when participants virtually scrounged for funds to ease their presence at the contest, it is noteworthy that this year, they got support.
But it need not stop there because we are nowhere near where we should be in terms of global competitiveness as far as technology goes.
Thus, I want to call on the organized businesses in the country, especially those that are owned by Nigerians to think, walk, talk, work and invest
Nobody, repeat, nobody will develop our country for us; only Nigerians can develop
It has been observed that Nigerians love their own food, even in
Therefore, I commend the CardioLife project of Team Nigeria to the medical business community for adoption, towards commercialisation and use in our medical facilities. It is time we grew.
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