Media Engineering and Media Technology Students won Imagine Cup Finland Finals


Imagine Cup is the world's largest technology competition for students arranged by Microsoft. This year the theme is "Imagine a world where technology enables a sustainable environment".

The winner team of Imagine Cup Finland finals is Perfect Hit from EVTEK with anapplication title called Affect Your Environment. Perfect Hit approached to provide a platform from which a strong community that cares about the environment and want to affect it positively, can be built up on. By putting forward the notion of affecting the environment, the team envisioned a social interaction with which people can collect visual data about an area and start to discuss, comment, rate, and locate. Text and visual data is collected by mobile camera phones with GPS and the results are shown on the map. The application is built on .NET technology family and the development was carried out at EVTEK Mobile Application Laboratory. Imagine Cup 2008 World Finals are in Paris starting on the 3rd of July.

Winner team Perfect Hit has three members: Samuel Hailemariam who studies in Degree Programme in Media Engineering and Jani Jaakola and Anssi Sandelin who study in Degree Programme in Media Technology.

Results of Findland Finals

  1. Perfect Hit, EVTEK
  2. EkoAware, University of Helsinki and HUT
  3. Comlabpool, Lappeenranta University of Technology
  4. Teodote, University of Technology
  5. Train_n21, University of Technology.

Additional information

Degree Programme in Media Engineering

Degree Programme in Media Technology (in Finnish)

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