October 19, 2010 Category : Higher Studies
Imagine Cup is an annual competition sponsored and hosted by Microsoft Corp. which brings together young technologists worldwide to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges. Primarily a software design competition, it enlists teams of four within the high school and collegiate levels to submit software solutions addressing a specifically provided theme. Started in 2002, it has steadily grown in size, where in 2008 210,000 competitors representing over 100 countries competed in the nine Imagine Cup invitationals.
The five different competition categories (with specific competition themes, descriptions, deadlines and due dates) in which teams can compete are:
1) Software Design
2) Embedded Development
3) Game Design
* Web (Silverlight)
* Mobile (Zune/Phone)
4) Digital Media
5) IT Challenge
This year theme for Imagine cup 2011 is :
Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.
For more details log onto : www.imaginecup.com