The Dubai Taxi Corporation at the Roads and Transports Authority, RTA, has launched the "Digital Hackathon" competition to attract talented university students specialising in IT programming.
The selected students will participate in programmers’ competition to take advantage of their creative initiatives, programmes, and ideas with the aim of enhancing the intelligent transport system.
Dr. Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, said, "The creative ideas and solutions we have witnessed during the challenge have been impressive. I extend my sincere thanks to the UAE universities for supporting this idea, encouraging their students to participate and enriching the spirit of innovation and positive competition amongst students."
Participants included the University of Wollongong, University of Sharjah, Middlesex University, and others. The top three teams were honoured.