World Finalist Teams
GAMES
Country
Team Name
Project Name
Brazil
Liaison Team
Liaison
Egypt
Illogic
Puppy in Bubble
France
AnarTeam
Anarcute
Spotlight
Games
Mr. Skyjump
Greece
Genesis
Dementia: Tales
of Blackthorn
Manor
India
Seven
Summits
Petite
Germany
Description
Liaison is a platformer game that incorporates both action and puzzle
elements to tell the story of true friendship between a boy named Lug
and his dog, Savior. Players have the ability to control both, each with
specific abilities that complement the other. Liaison also introduces
"double-edged" game mechanics based on light and darkness.
Puppy in Bubble is a Windows Phone physics puzzle game where
players control Spout, a naughty puppy that likes getting lost from his
owner, Adam. Using fans and flippers, players maneuver Spout in a
bubble around a room to collect all of the dog treats.
Anarcute is a fast-paced, real time strategy game, where players lead
dozens of extremely cute demonstrators into riot. With puzzle and
complex gameplay elements, gamers have to select the optimal path
for rioters to reach police headquarters in the city.
As a novel game of skill, Mr. Skyjump provides a fun and interactive
experience. Available as a multi-device game, Mr. Skyjump enables the
user to play with friends via social networks and pick up where they
left off on any device.
Dementia: Tales of Blackthorn Manor is an online turn-based RPG in a
horror setting. Players select one of twelve mysterious characters to
explore "The Blackthorn Manor” - a house filled with deadly secrets.
The layout and mysteries are different every time someone ventures
into it, so gamers never play the same game twice.
Petite is an ambient game about the life of a woman, focusing on
several key moments that happen along the way. Each one of the 42
levels presents a new situation as the woman grows from childhood, to
teenager and finally adulthood.
Technologies
Windows, Xbox Indie Games,
Visual Studio, Unity Game Engine
Windows Phone, Visual Studio,
Unity Game Engine
Windows, Visual Studio, Unity
Game Engine
Windows, Windows App Store,
Windows Phone, Kinect for
Windows SDK, Xbox Indie Games,
Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio,
Facebook API
.NET Framework, Visual Studio,
Unity Game Engine
Windows, Windows App Store,
Windows Phone, Visual Studio
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Jamaica
Team NewAge
Project Exit
Korea
Bomon
Under bed
Philippines
Animus
Fitpals
Russia
Brainy Studio
TurnOn
Project Exit game tests the user’s ability to think and remember while
finding solutions within a given space. The objective is to find the Exit
before being placed in a maze like environment with clues along the
way. As the levels increase, clues decrease, thus the challenge of the
Exit begins.
In Under Bed, gamers explore the 'Dust Kingdom,’ moving dust around
and overcoming obstacles using static electricity. Playing as the
character, Judy, gamers rub socks on her hands to generate static
electricity in this Windows Phone game.
Fitpals is a Kinect fitness game designed for children 4 - 7 years old.
Players travel through Fitverse with their Fitpal, integrating basic
exercise and educational tools with adventure. Kids stay fit and smart
while having fun! Parents can also track their child's progress and
game statistics - number of calories burned and playtime - via the
integrated Windows 8 and Windows Phone applications.
TurnOn is a 2.5 dimensional side-scrolling multi-device platform game
that combines unique design and graphics with original gameplay
mechanics. In the game, players control TurnOn, a living electrical
spark, to provide and restore electricity to the city.
Windows, Windows App Store,
Visual Studio, Unity Game Engine
Windows App Store, Visual
Studio, MonoGame
Windows, Kinect for Windows
SDK, Visual Studio, Facebook API
Windows, Windows App Store,
Windows Phone, Xbox Indie
Games, Visual Studio, Unity Game
Engine, Facebook API, Twitter API
INNOVATION
Country
Bahrain
Team Name
ButterFly
Project Name
Description
Technologies
Nail Polish Mixer
Combining hardware and software, Nail Polish Mixer is an application
that controls a new machine to create custom nail polish colors in less
than 50 seconds. The user can choose from color swatches or specify
their own custom color and then select a glossy, matte, or glitter
finish. The hardware then mixes the pigments and the finish and
delivers just enough nail polish for a single application. The
application also doubles as a social media app where users can create
an account, upload photos and videos, share articles and more.
Windows, Windows Server, Visual
Studio
2
Bosnia &
Herzegovina
Chemicalium
Chemicalium
Canada
claVision
claVision (Visual
Automatic Piano
Music
Transcription)
Cyprus
ij Developers
LADYBUG
Hungary
Tep
Tep
Italy
Reverse
Reverse
Japan
New
Zealand
Kazokugurumi
Estimeet
Kazokugurumi
Estimeet
Chemicalium is a Windows Phone app, created to help teach chemistry
to elementary and prep school students. Each player represents an
element on the periodic table. Utilizing the "tap+send" feature, players
tap phones to transfer elements and create a compound – developing
and discovering new compounds in the process.
claVision is a software for visually automated music transcription.
Using live or recorded piano or keyboard performances, claVision uses
video processing techniques to transcribe music without any audio of
music.
The LADYBUG project is a smart solution for households to save,
monitor, and control their electricity and electrical appliances through
a Windows Store application. With a simple and easy to use platform
(Web, Web mobile and Windows Store), it features an adapter
installation for usage and the control system, as well as a social
electricity network for users to exchange tips and tricks.
Tep is a fitness and entertainment application that uses expanded
tracking software linked to a tamagotchi to motivate users to play
sports and exercise. The mobile application provides a customizable
virtual pet users take care of by playing sports; users earn points
through workouts which can be spent on pet food and accessories.
With Reverse, users are able to revive the past, current, or future,
through their smartphones. By placing historical documents like old
photos or drawings over the camera output, the app lets users travel
through time and better enjoy the history behind the location and/or
documents.
Kazokugurumi is a TV telephone system in the form of a stuffed
animal. Producing a new style of communication, the system uses the
TV telephone application with Kinect, allowing users to see and talk to
people around the toy. The stuffed animal mimics actions of the user –
allowing for a more personal experience.
With Estimeet, users no longer have to stress about waiting for friends
who are running late. The app details a friend's distance and estimated
time of arrival, as well as whether they are on their way. Estimeet
Windows, Windows Phone,
Windows Server, .NET Framework,
Visual Studio, Unity Game Engine
Windows, .NET Framework, Visual
Studio, Any open source library
Windows, Windows App Store,
Visual Studio, Facebook API
.NET Framework, Microsoft Azure,
Bing/Bing Maps, Visual Studio,
Any open source library,
Facebook API
Microsoft Azure, Bing/Bing Maps,
Visual Studio, Facebook API,
Twitter API
Windows, Kinect for Windows
SDK, .NET Framework, Microsoft
Azure, Visual Studio, Skype API
Windows, Windows Phone,
Microsoft Azure, Bing/Bing Maps,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library, Facebook API
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United
Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vanguard
flipped.uy
Food&Gram
Ripple
Flipped
Food&Gram
allows users to spend less time worrying about when friends will show
up, and more time about having fun.
Ripple is a social network that allows users to instantly share
messages, pictures and videos both privately and publicly to those
within a distance of choice (maximum of 500 meters). Users will be
able to browse through posts from those around them and like,
comment or share them.
Flipped is a cloud-powered platform that helps create, host, and
distribute online courses. It enhances classroom experiences by
supporting interactive learning techniques (flipped classroom and
team based learning). Students can access the platform from any
device, go through course content in a self-paced way and engage in
class activities.
Food&Gram is a computer vision application that can recognize food
by taking a photo with a Windows Phone. The app provides nutritional
information and recommendations on how to burn calories gained.
Users can also find recipes, recommended foods and restaurants, and
interact with friends. This project was designed to integrate with Bing
Maps.
Windows App Store, Windows
Phone, Microsoft Azure,
Bing/Bing Maps
Windows, Windows App Store,
Windows Phone, Windows
ASP.NET, .NET Framework,
Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio,
Any open source library
Windows, Windows Phone, .NET
Framework, Bing/Bing Maps,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library
WORLD CITIZENSHIP
Country
Team Name
Australia
Eyenaemia
China
Imagine The
World
Project Name
Eyenaemia
Persephone
Description
Eyenaemia is a simple, non-invasive and easily accessible screening
tool for anemia made for use by everyday people. Eyenaemia examines
the conjunctiva and calculates the risk of anemia by analyzing a photo
of the eye, putting years of medical training into the hands of
untrained/first-time users.
When disaster strikes, Persephone is able to recover internal
communication after an earthquake. The Perse Network enables the
phone to communicate without the traditional telecommunication
base station, thus making disaster relief more attainable.
Technologies
Windows Server, .NET Framework,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library
Windows, Windows Phone,
Windows Server, .NET Framework,
Microsoft Azure, Bing/Bing Maps,
Visual Studio
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Ireland
Nigeria
Access Earth
High Rise
Access Earth
CATARA
Pakistan
Amplifiers
Project AMP
Poland
Power of
Vision
Face Controller
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
The Dians
I Copy You
SMT
Access Earth is a mobile app that provides users who are impaired by
mobility to navigate through areas in any city. The app gathers
information about the area where the user wants to go and tells
exactly how accessible the area is with lifts or ramps in order for the
user to move around the destination.
The CATARA solution detects early signs of cataracts in people via a
smartphone with a HD camera. Users are able to transmit diagnostic
information to a cloud-based service, omitting the need for a medical
professional and introducing personal check-ups until cataracts are in
fact, detected.
Project Auditory Modified Perception (AMP) is designed to replace
expensive hearing aids with a Windows Phone and Bluetooth headset.
AMP also incorporates Auditory Brainstem Response for infants as well
as a management system for medical professionals.
Without the use of a keyboard or mouse, Face Controller allows users
to control a computer by head movements, facial expressions or voice
commands. For people with mobile disabilities, this solution removes
barriers and enables the use of computers.
Windows, Windows Phone,
Microsoft Azure, Any open source
library
Windows, Windows ASP.NET, .NET
Framework, Microsoft Azure,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library
Windows, Windows App Store,
Windows Phone, Visual Studio,
.NET Framework, Microsoft Azure,
Visual Studio
Windows, Kinect for Windows
SDK, .NET Framework, Microsoft
Azure, Bing/Bing Maps, Visual
Studio, Facebook API
Windows, Windows Phone,
Windows ASP.NET, .NET
Framework, Microsoft Azure,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library
Nuada
With the use of hardware and software, the Nuada system tracks hand
functionality for those who suffer from lack of strength in their hand
muscles. The device has sensors, which gather helpful information for
medical professionals to increase mobility.
Mimicking Robot
for Autistic
Children
Aimed at helping autistic children with enhancing their learning
process and human interaction, a robot mimics the child’s movements
or the teacher’s gestures. By introducing this learning tool, children
work on communication skills and improve their experience in and
outside the classroom.
Windows, Kinect for Windows
SDK, .NET Framework
sMilestone
sMilestone assists those who have suffered from strokes, brain tumors
or head injuries that resulted in losing the ability to speak due to
muscle function. The solution focuses on rehabilitation with a stress
free and entertaining concept.
Windows, Windows Phone,
Windows Server, Windows
ASP.NET, Kinect for Windows SDK,
.NET Framework, Visual Studio,
Unity Game Engine
5
Serbia
BarFoo
Sonochrome
Taiwan
SMART crew
Versatility of
Usens: From Lab
to Life
Uganda
AfriGal Tech
mDex
United
States
Grant Fellow
Grant Fellow
Sonochrome is an app that turns color into sound, mapping by design
and using musical instrument sounds rather than frequencies to
produce a fun experience for users. Those with blindness can use the
app with implemented sound and vibration commands.
Usens is a cloud-powered, wearable full body motion detection system
for stroke e-rehabilitation. Motion signals are measured by a wearable
device and then downloaded to a personal computer. Patients are then
able to upload their rehabilitation information to a cloud service,
providing clinical specialists with the vital data required to diagnose
and continuously evaluate their rehabilitation.
mDex is a mobile app used to diagnose sickle cell. Comprised of the
app and external compound lens, the solution provides quick, easy and
affordable diagnosis using artificial intelligence and pattern
recognition to detect the disease.
Grant Fellow is a grant aggregator, search catalog, and application
manager for universities, that allows professors to directly search for
grants themselves rather than going through administration. The
centralized management system allows users to track applications and
have access to funding in a more effective way.
Windows, Visual Studio
Windows, Windows Server,
Windows ASP.NET, .NET
Framework, Visual Studio
Windows Phone, .NET Framework,
Microsoft Azure, Bing/Bing Maps,
Visual Studio, Any open source
library
Windows, Microsoft Azure, Visual
Studio
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