Durham high school’s student-made app is finalist for Samsung contest

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina School of Science and Math students who designed an app aimed to help encourage recycling are finalists for in a contest that could earn the school $10,000 in technology.

The app uses a phone’s camera and tells the user if something can be recycled. Just by pointing it at the item, it can tell with 90 percent accuracy if it is plastic.

The students are finalists for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest.

Voting is open until March 30.

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