It’s to be anticipated that in Hajj 2018, nearly two million pilgrims will come to Makkah this 12 months to carry out holy pilgrimage. Which is little doubt an enormous logistical problem for Saudi authorities, as it isn’t straightforward to cope with the such an enormous crowd in small holy websites.
It’s going to even be difficult for pilgrims to handle within the sea of people. To facilitate folks, two Pakistani builders paired up with two East Asian college students to develop a tremendous software known as “digital leash” to find family who misplaced within the large crowd through the use of bluetooth wristbands. They showcased this app in Saudi kingdom’s first-ever hackathon.
Throughout Hajj 2018 with Digital Leash will Facilitate Pilgrims
1000’s of software program professionals and college students competed within the Saudi kingdom’s hackathon, a coding competition that held earlier than the world’s largest pilgrimage. The occasion ended on Friday. Practically 3,00zero programmers have participated in hackathon.
Nouf al-Rakan, chief govt of the Saudi Federation for Cyber Safety and Programming has organised the occasion.
She advised AFP: