Showcase of 2016 VTKW Global Teams: Alexandria University

University teams will be competing in the 2016 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge during the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Event in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA, August 11-20, 2016.

VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge Showcase of Teams

Alexandria University – Alexandria, Egypt

Business concept and description:


BrainLock is a revolutionary biometric authentication system. However, instead of relying on physical organs like your fingerprint or iris, our security system is based on something invisible to the naked eye, yet more intimate, unforgeable, and more secure than any of the biometrics in the market today.

It’s a brainprint, based on your brain signals and thought process. Using our machine-learning, state-of-the-art model, we’ve managed to find distinctive features in human brain signals that uniquely identify that individual. Add that with the ability to make your password whatever thought process you choose, and the result is something truly powerful, fun, and secure. We give you BrainLock – Your Thoughts … Your Identity.

Pictured left to right: Aly Tarek Ibrahim, Omar Khaled ElTobgy, BahieElDeen Shehab,</br>Shady Raafat ElBaroudy, Hisham GoudElKarim Raslan
Pictured left to right: Aly Tarek Ibrahim, Omar Khaled ElTobgy, BahieElDeen Shehab, Shady Raafat ElBaroudy, and Hisham GoudElKarim Raslan.

Watch the video to learn more about BrainLock.

Team BrainLock will be competing in the Global Student Entrepreneurship Challengefor the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy and the $25,000 Grand Prize in the Alumni Assembly Hall in The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, on Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. All are invited and those who would like to attend can register here.

For more information about Alexandria University, visit their Facebook page or follow them on Twitter.

The Seventh Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Event will be held August 11-20, 2016.

VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Event offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.  Members of the partnership gather annually to celebrate student entrepreneurship hosted by VT KnowledgeWorks, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center,Virginia Tech, and citizens and businesses of the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.

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