Posted May. 16, 2017 at 10:32 a.m.

Enloe team's CPR app earns national Lenovo honor (+ video)

Published: 2017-05-16 10:32:40
Updated: 2017-05-16 10:32:40


An app for guiding people through giving of CPR in the event of a heart attack that a team at Enloe High School in Raleigh developed is one of five winners in a national mobile app contest put on by Lenovo.

Called "CPRonDemand," the app is designed to be user friendly for use in an emergency.

The app was created by the team of Arvind Rajan, Vedatman Soham Basu, Justin Miller, Guna Yarramareddy.

Enloe is a NAF education organization academy school that participates in the annual Lenovo Scholar Network National Mobile App Development Competition, which is intended to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers.

Two schools in Charlotte were among the other winners.

“Through this program, we have engaged young minds to embrace and explore STEM studies, and set their sights on higher education and the many exciting job opportunities in this critical field," said Emilio Ghilardi, president of Lenovo North America. "Lenovo is proud to expand our partnership with NAF and to continue to inspire the next generation of leaders.” 

Student teams were allowed to utilize technology from MIT's App Invetor program to develop their solutions.

The other winners;

  • Alacrity (Charlotte): Notifies users if there are natural disaster alerts in their area and offers offline guides of how to handle natural disasters
  • Iris: Connects college students with members of their college community
  • Welcome to IB!: Helps students with International Baccalaureate
  • Where's Our Bus App? (Charlotte): Tracks the bus to streamline the drop-off and pick-up process for students and bus drivers

Learn more about the program and the winning apps at:

http://lenovoscholars.com/2017-winners/

Lenovo, one of the world's largest PC, smartphone and router manufacturers, operates one of its corporate headquarters in Morrisville.

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