Two ASU students win Red Bull Basement Global competition for note-taking app
Fulton Schools students Brinlee Kidd and Sylvia Lopez have won the Red Bull Basement Global innovation competition for their idea that led to development of the software for Jotted, a note-taking app that helps students organize information they need for their studies. The app finds and highlights important information in class notes and also provides links to websites that can offer more context to the information in class notes. Kidd, an informatics student, and Lopez, an industrial engineering student, topped more than 180 contest applicants from around world to the earn the Red Bull prize. Once their venture is profitable, the company’s founders say a portion of the income will be invested in local communities to provide laptop computers as learning tools for young students.
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