Monthly Archives: March 2016

Informatics Students Compete in Hack for Sweden

Behind the competition are 23 government agencies and organizations, and the goal is for participants to create new digital services using official data.

Johan Svenningsson, Albin Martinsson and Sebastian Marcusson from the Halmstad company Dobus, have developed the idea of an app that will inform the user when it is approaching a historical archaeological site. The target group is primary school pupils and the information comes from the Swedish National Heritage Board. Another team participating consists of Simon Turesson and Per Sonberg from the Digital Design and Innovation programme. They have developed an idea which is to guide the user to areas well-suited to exercise for free, such as hiking trails.

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