2020 Asia Online Semifinals

2020 Imagine Cup Asia Online Semifinals

Winner $8,000
Winner $8,000
Runner-up $2,500
Runner-up $2,500
Runner-up $2,500

Asia Regional Finalists

Every year, students create inspiring tech projects that tackle some of the world's biggest social, environmental, and health challenges. We’re looking for the next big thing and we know students like you are going to make it. Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s premier international competition for young developers, is your chance to show off your biggest, boldest solution.

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Group photo of team Altruistic



Tanah Airku: Tanah Airku is immersive learning media using books, AR, and VR to deliver a complete cultural learning experience for children from 1st to 3rd grade.

Screengrab of team Blume-India



Seguro Droga: Our Android application lets patients scan a drug's RFID card to determine authenticity using Hyperledger Fabric on Azure VM, manage their drug purchases, and set filters for allergens.

The logo for EDVR



EDVR: EDVR is a voice-controlled immersive VR experience for students with dyslexia enrolled in STEM education. EDVR aims to solve the problem of imparting STEM education for students with learning disability by enabling them to visualize, comprehend, and conceptualize.

The logo for Hollo


Hong Kong SAR

Hollo: Hollo is a Social Technology Enterprise based in Hong Kong. We're developing a comprehensive tool for NGOs, therapists, and youth living with mental illness to advance therapy practices using technology such as Big Data and AI.

A photo the team Muses



AI Composition System: Using AI, The Muse Artificial Intelligence Composer is a low-cost solution to create music for commercial use.

Group photo of team NUTONE



NUTONE: Our device restores the ability to speak for patients who have lost their voice (through reasons such as a laryngectomy).

The logo of team TAZS



FaceTag: Our solution to bottlenecked gateways in the daily commute: the entry and exit points at metro stations. FastTag tollways enable commuters to simply walk in, have their face scanned, and have the toll deducted automatically from their wallet.

The logo for Team Zest's app, Dr.Rehab

Team Zest


Dr.Rehab: Dr.Rehab is a mobile application for real-time physiotherapy supervision through computer vision. Users can access the rehabilitation exercises assigned to them, follow guided instructions, and receive feedback while completing their exercises.

The logo for Tulibot Team

Tulibot Team


Tulibot: Tulibot is an integrated assistive device to bridge the communication gap for the deaf by providing a smart glove (gesture to text) and smart glasses (speech to text).

Photo of team Vibra



Vibra-Intellisense: Vibra-IntelliSense aims to help companies transition from traditional preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance through sensors. The sensors capture machine vibrations to detect anomalies and recommend maintenance efforts.

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Regional Final Prizes

The teams that advance to the Regional Final will win a trip to the Asia Regional Final event in Singapore and compete for the following:

  • The top two teams will win USD8,000 cash, Azure credits, a trip to Seattle, and a spot in the World Championship.
  • The three runner-up teams from each Regional Final win USD2,500 cash and Azure credits.

World Championship Prizing

The two top teams from the Regional Finals will advance to the World Championship in Seattle (date to be announced) and compete for the grand prize of USD100,000 cash, USD50,000 Azure credits, and a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Important Dates

3 January
Regional Finalists selected

19 February
Regional Finals in Singapore

World Championship, Seattle, USA


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