A video interpretation system wins the Chile ATTITUDE Award 2019
The winner enters the international final of the everis Award in Spain –to be held in November– where they will compete for a prize of € 60,000.
The Vi-Sor inclusion project has won the fourth edition of the Chile Attitude Award 2019, delivered by the Chile everis foundation with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and talent.
Vi-Sor is a video interpretation system with interpreters of different languages –even sign language– to promote and facilitate participation of people with disabilities or language differences to access to services, customer attention, employment interviews, call centers, events, team meetings, etc.
This fourth edition of the Award had six finalists, selected among more than 70 projects. As part of the award, Vi-Sor obtains a pass to the international final of the everis Awards, to be held in Spain in November, where they will compete for € 60,000 and mentoring sessions, against the local winners of nine European and Latin American competitions.
In addition to Vi-Sor, the other five finalists were NeeKids, hospital pedagogical assistant with Artificial Intelligence; MED 360, intelligent system for optimizing medical scheduling; Teledoc, telemedicine system; TINK, platform that provides a reference automation system; and Vita Wallet, application that allows sending and receiving mobile payments through QR code.
Participation in the Open Innovation Contest of NTT DATA
Once again this year, everis foundation offers semifinalist projects the possibility of participating in the Open Innovation Contest, an initiative of NTT DATA, the Japanese subsidiary to which everis belongs.
As a novelty, this year the Global everis Award will be presented during the everis‑talent‑week, a forum dedicated to promote entrepreneurship through different activities such as seminars, conferences and round tables linked to innovation and entrepreneurship, among others.
Foundations and leading companies of the sector have met to discuss the possibilities of dynamizing the labor market after the serious consequences of the COVID-19.
The program, which promotes the inclusion of girls through the mentorship of female leaders in various spheres of society, will now benefit, in addition to kids from public schools, those associated to the social institution. Furthermore, all training and mentoring meetings will take place digitally.
How to fly a drone, how to design an app or how to create your own video game will be some of the topics that will be worked on with the children from July 7 to 16.
This activity will take place online on June 26th, at 16:00, with the help of volunteer trainers from the Foundation.