Local businesses partner with UAB students to deliver innovative tech ideas

UAB business students will get involved with Birmingham’s 2015 Innovation Week by collaborating with BBVA Compass and MediaNet Software on smartwatch development.
Written by: Katherine Shonesy
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smartwatchMediaNet Software and BBVA Compass are partnering with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Innovation Lab to challenge teams of students to develop real-life applications for Apple Watch and Android smartwatches as part of Innovation Week Birmingham.

Within a collaborative environment, the students, guided by experienced members from BBVA Compass and MediaNet Software, will deliver their ideas for the wearable technology devices.

The collaboration will be showcased within Innovation Week Birmingham 2015. Presentations of the ideas will occur from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at UAB’s Innovation Lab at Innovation Depot. Visit this site for more information or to RSVP to this free event.