UWF Students Work on Product to Assist Military Dogs, Their HandlersNovember 27, 2019 | :
by University of West Florida
The idea sprang from the students’ experience in Hacking for Defense, a UWF summer course in which students work in teams directly with agencies and companies in the defense and intelligence community on issues presented by government and industry partners.
“We were given an issue to work on, and we had to figure out a solution to it upfront,” said Tyler Faist, a sophomore majoring in international studies. “And our product definitely evolved over the course of the project because we worked on it for a solid three months—interviewing potential users along the way.”