Microsoft is giving away 100 Kinect for Windows sensor away and only need to advanced to round 2 in order to grab one of them. Yes, this is the Kinect Fun Labs Challenge that just announced in Imagine Cup 2012. Microsoft is challenge students to think about entertainment with a social conscience and brings the Imagine Cup into the living room. It is a unique opportunity for students to develop applications that change the world with the Fun Labs area of Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE. The Imagine Cup Kinect Fun Labs Challenge will test students ability to build a prototype which leverages natural user interface (NUI) features such as skeletal tracking, speech recognition, face recognition, and gestures.
All you need in round one is a project plan that describes your team’s gadget, the intent of your gadget, and details of the unique gadget features and how your gadget aligns to the Imagine Cup 2012 Theme – Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. Round 1 submissions will be due at 23:59 PM GMT on 06 March 2012, so don’t be late and start your planning now.
Questions or doubt? Get your questions ready! Join Kinect Fun Labs Challenge Captain Dan Waters on 14 February at 16:00 or 23:30 GMT via Live Meeting and ask him about competing in the Kinect Fun Labs Challenge. There are two ways to join Live Meeting., found out at Kinect Fun Labs Challenge page.
by Ooi Keng Siang – MSPSMT via Ooiks’s Blog