Innovation

It is always refreshing and inspiring to cover the Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (Sweep) Innovation and Excellence Awards. The annual contest pits engineering schools throughout the country in a contest on the use of mobile technology to solve community problems. Anyone in despair at the state of education in the country need only to… Continue reading Innovation

Mapua student team wins Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award with Braille cellphone, obstacle detector

SEEING a blind masseuse crouching silently on a corner with a cellphone held to her head gave three graduating Mapua Institute of Technology engineering students the idea for an undergraduate project and thesis. “I asked the receptionist what she was doing and she said the masseuse received a text message and was listening to it,”… Continue reading Mapua student team wins Sweep Innovation and Excellence Award with Braille cellphone, obstacle detector