Congratulations to the top 25 teams selected into the 2012 Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition. More then 400 submissions were submitted for this years competition from 9 institutions. These 400 submissions were then screened to the top 60 all of which under went a 10 minute interview with the Imagine Cup Crew.
A big thanks to everyone that took part, if you missed making it to the top 25, there is still time, several of the teams are looking for team mates, we will post information soon both on this blog and on Facebook after the 10th of November.
The next milestone of the competition is on the 24th of November 2011 – Microsoft Imagine Cup Induction for Top 25 Teams and Mentors
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A solution to connect coffee growers in developing countries with retailers to eliminate issues of low wages
A device that measure sleep patterns and warns you if you have sleep apnea
A mobile app that measures the carbon emissions around you and warns you if you are releasing high levels
A solution that helps monitor your power consumption in real time, helps consumer save power and money
Online education tool to help schools, students and parents be better connected
A platform to connect recovering patients to industry - to help find suitable jobs
Electricity real time monitoring - connect device to power sockets to measure power usage based on current prices
Safe driver app - win points for driving safely, phone measures how well you drive
A tool to that clips on a child and helps the parent know their exact location at all times through a phone application
A tool that takes in external information, & provides an answer on how to best use the environment for maximum energy efficiency
N n’ M Back
A device that measures back posture and warns a user to correct themselves to avoid back problems.
Online solution for children who can't make it to classes consistently
A device to measure peoples food requirements in certain areas to help better distribution of food in developing countries
A WP application that guides the blind to a defined location avoiding potential obstacles along the way
Team Cloud Solutions
A software solution to help improve the warning time on imminent disasters
A solution which uses nodes connected through a large network to help people stay connected in a disaster
A game to help educate kids on how to cope with diabetes
Team Doctor Pepper
A solution to help reduce the pollution of our rivers by monitoring and collecting data
A solution which uses Kinect as a method to help victims during their exercise healing process
A solution to help keep our country green - focusing on tourism in how they use our environment
A portal that is setup to help people generate ideas to problems and make accessible to appropriate stakeholders
Online based open classroom with a new concept of taking the learning home and bringing the homework to school
A solution that will make it easy for users to donate money to charity by rounding their purchases up to 10 cents
Solution to empower people with severe physical disabilities in communication and interaction capacities.
WP application - Language Translator - translates language based on voice recognition