30- year old software engineer, Adetunji Adelakun, emerged as the first prize winner at the Intel Developer Day Nigeria (IDDN) 2015 and was awarded with $5, 000 worth of marketing from Intel with his software idea; ‘Scantranx POS, an Android Cloud based POS system that supports multi-sale channels.’ The second place winner won a Samsung Galaxy Tab, while the third prize winner received encouraging remarks.
Intel Corporation flagged off the Intel Developer Zone (IDZ) program in Nigeria to local developers at its just concluded IDDN 2015, which took place at Civic Centre, Victoria Island,Lagos.
The well attended event was attended by Country Manager for Nigeria, of Intel Corporation, Mr.Olubunmi Ekundare, Software and Services Lead, East Africa, Agatha Gikunda, Director of Innovation, Sub-Saharan Africa, Intel Corporation Hitendra Naik.
It provided a platform for software developers to interact with Intel software experts and enjoy live training on how to use various Intel software tools on the IDZ platform which supports Independent Software Vendors (ISV), app developers and maker communities with information and tools.
The event also saw the launch of the Intel Student Partnership Program which confers the status of on-campus ambassadors on the student partners and also help the budding developers acquire knowledge about Intel technologies.
According to Intel, the program would run in three Nigerian universities including, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt and the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
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