Mapúa Malayan Colleges Laguna

Mapúa MCL CCIS Students Win in Samsung Create National Idea Contest

Mapúa MCL CCIS Students Win in Samsung Create National Idea Contest




Mapúa Malayan Colleges Laguna (Mapúa MCL) celebrated a significant achievement as its Computer and Information Science (CCIS) students—Job J. Lipat, Madeline Isabel A. Galang, and Charmaine Eunice I. Rabano—won Third Place in the Samsung Create National Idea contest. On August 24, 2023, the trio showcased their project, “MoChat,” in this nationally recognized, research-driven competition held at Melchor Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman.

The Samsung Create National Idea contest stands as a pivotal platform, encouraging young minds to leverage cutting-edge technological trends to enhance and elevate the Filipino lifestyle through innovative applications. Amidst a competitive arena, Lipat, Galang, and Rabano successfully secured third place among ten finalists, winning against a pool of 50 submissions, inclusive of non-finalist entries.

The project, “MoChat,” captured attention with its pioneering concept—a smartwatch application diverging from traditional user inputs of typing and tapping. Instead, it employed gesture recognition technology, revolutionizing the way messages are sent or speech is generated through the device.

Their achievement reflects Mapúa MCL’s commitment to fostering innovation and excellence among its students, providing them with opportunities to showcase their talent, creativity, and technical prowess on a national platform like the Samsung Create National Idea Contest.