Imagine Cup adds a Category for Tablet PC Accessibility

6th grader using tablet pc Lora Heiny is blogging about a new award category in the Imagine Cup for Tablet PC Accessibility and she is looking to spread the word. The competition is already underway. Here’s a quote:

Imagine Cup Tablet Accessibility Award overview

The object of the Tablet Accessibility Award is to create a new education application that uses Tablet technology while expanding the possibilities about how a user interacts with the computer. The application should reflect the Imagine Cup theme, ““Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today,” as it relates to the United Nations Millennium Goal of Universal Education.

This Award competition starts at 12:01 AM Greenwich Mean Time (““GMT”) on April 3rd, 2009 and ends at 11:59 PM (GMT) on May 20th, 2009 (““Entry Period”). The Entry Period consists of two (2) separate Rounds

First Place:

  • $8,000 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered member of the Team
  • A Tablet device (Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC) for each officially registered member of the Team. ARV US $ 1,028,00
  • A trip for each officially registered member of the Team to Cairo, Egypt to attend the Worldwide Finals. Trip includes round trip coach air travel, standard hotel accommodations and select meals.

Second Place:

  • $4,000 USD, to be divided equally among each officially registered member of the Team
  • A Tablet device (Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet PC) for each officially registered member of the Team. ARV US $ 1,028,00
  • A trip for each officially registered member of the Team to Cairo, Egypt to attend the  Worldwide Finals. Trip includes round trip coach air travel, standard hotel accommodations and select meals

Comments

  1. Modnar says

    Hmmm just did the main comp for the Imagine Cup with a tablet app so will have to see if my other team mates have the time to enter this one now too.

    Wish I had of come across this sooner.

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