FUTA Student Develop First Yoruba Bible Application For Smartphones
Master Fakuade Segun O, a five hundred level student in the Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology Akure , FUTA , has won the award of 3rd best Apps in Microsoft Nigeria AJApps challenge competition co-organized by Co-creation Hub, Microsoft Nigeria, Nokia and Dell.
Fakuade developed a native App, Yoruba Bible, the first Yoruba Bible on any smartphone platform.
The application has the following features ; text, audio Bible reading, dynamic tile, Pictorial concordance, screen touch gesture that enables users increase and decrease the scripture text size and Bible Search.
As at 18th January, 2014 there were 3,566 downloads from Nigeria, UK, USA, other African countries, Europe and Asia.
The project was an undergraduate project supervised by Dr O. Obe of the University’s Computer Science Department.