Manila, Philippines — Microsoft Philippines approached the final leg of Microsoft I.T.: It’s More Fun in the Philippines campaign in the city of Makati, aimed at empowering Filipinos—from consumers to businesses big and small, government and educational institutions—with technology to help them increase productivity and inspire them to drive local innovation.
For a period of two-months, Microsoft Philippines’ Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), along with support from their partner Local Government Units (LGUs), Samsung and Ford Philippines, embarked on a 15-city tour where they were able to share their technical expertise with various communities around the Philippines, and highlight some of the country’s best and most advanced technology innovations.
Today, Microsoft Philippines concludes their technology roadshow in Makati,where they held the productivity seminars for enterprises, entrepreneurs and students of University Makati. They also showcased Makati City’s innovative QPAX traffic system. These are high-tech camerasinstalled at traffic control signals to record the photo and video images of violations, in order to further improve traffic flow and road safety in the city.
“The city government and the people of Makati support Microsoft Philippines in their efforts to improve the lives of Filipinos around the country through the use of technology,” said Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay. “We have seen how our local innovation has significantly helped in our traffic system, which is why we are committed in continuously enhancing our local technologies to help better the lives of our people.”
“We are honoured that the city of Makati supports us in our mission to make technology available to more Filipinos around the country and help improve their lives in the process,” said Karrie Ilagan, Managing Director, Microsoft Philippines. “We want to help Filipino businesses and organizations optimize their use of technology, ensuring they stay productive and competitive in a fast-changing global market.”
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