A new achievement has been recorded by the Arab Open University (AOU). Now it is from Saudi Arabia where the AOU team won the first place in the 1st National Computing Competition for University Projects, which was organized by College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, from 24th to 25th May 2017. The competition witnessed a participation of 25 public and private Saudi universities. All universities' projects were evaluated by a panel of experts from the biggest Technology companies.
On this occasion, Prof. Moudi Al-Humoud, President of the AOU, received a gratitude message from Prof. Mohammad AL-Zakri, Director of the AOU Saudi Arabia Branch, for her role in supporting the University. Al-Zakri also said that the achievement came as a result of the vision and aspiration of HRH Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, Founder of the University.
The winning project so-called Location Based Password System was conducted by the students Rahma Semreen, Rasha Nabhan, and Hanady Kameel from the Faculty of Computing Studies, AOU Saudi Arabia Branch. The project is designed to replace the numeric and alphabetic password by a geographical location on the map. It is easy to use with high accuracy in recognizing the user’s passwords (as a location) on the map.