HDC drives Malaysia towards developing and realizing the potential of halal as a global market force which will bring economic and wholesome benefits and services for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, at the same time establishing Malaysia as the world’s premier Halal Referral Centre. As part of the Global Reach Out Campaign, HDC has identified the iPhone application as one of the tools in promoting the lifestyle of halalan thoyibban and HDC’s products and services.
COMPELLING FACTORS FOR HALAL
◊ Easy reference for everyone to locate halal food premises accurately with the assistance of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology;
◊ Assist the authority in monitoring the performance of the halal food premises through customer ratings;
◊ Assist in halal status validity of products, premises and abattoirs;
◊ Support the international halal trade network through information technology;
◊ Assist business owners and industry players in making wise decision with the updated and relevant halal industry news; and
◊ Facilitate the academia and researchers in obtaining the halal and halal industry knowledge and database.
WHAT’S IN HDC iPhone APPLICATION
World’s First GPS Locator for Government Certified Halal
You can now locate the halal food premises and restaurants certified by JAKIM within a 15km radius from your current location. The application is also equipped with a performance monitoring system where you can give ratings on the cleanliness and hospitality of the food premises or restaurants.
Halal Directory is now just within your fingertips. You can check the halal status of any products, premises and abattoirs that has been issued the Malaysian Halal Certification at anytime and anywhere. Indirectly, this directory offers free promotions for the halal business owners.
NEWS AND KNOWLEDGE
You can get yourself updated with the latest news and knowledge via this application. Information includes local and international news and scientific research findings, halal related fatwa and E-numbers for most of the ingredients.
This HDC Halal Application can be downloaded for free at iTunes App Store.
The iPhone is an internet and multimedia enabled smartphone designed and marketed by Apple Inc. Apple announced the iPhone on January 9, 2007. The original iPhone was introduced in the United States on June 29, 2007 before being marketed worldwide. Time Magazine named it the Invention of the Year in 2007. Today, there are more than 20 millions* iPhone users worldwide.
WHY Malaysian Halal Certification?
The Malaysian Halal Certification, which is based on the halalan thoyyiban concept, provides assurance to all consumers that the products issued with the Malaysia Halal Logo fulfils the Shariah law, is of high quality and safe for consumption. This Malaysian Halal Certification is continuously upgraded in order to maintain its integrity to be halal-compliance. As a result, the Malaysia Halal Logo is recognized and well-accepted worldwide.
* Facts from Wikepedia
Quick Tutorial on Halal Apps by HDC please find here http://youtu.be/0UHz1bUh2hA