The 2017 Imagine Cup World Finals in Seattle brings together 54 student teams from 39 countries to compete for the Imagine Cup. Check out the 2017 finalists below:
3alchemists' application assists and diagnose the patients of Alzheimer and other degenerative diseases and reduce the medical expenses and man-hours.
Beta Team's ”Bee” is a app that is connected with beacons technology for retailers, with the aim to understand the context of the world around the app users. Bee’s goal is to enhance customer experience and empower retailers.
Bl!nk's project consists of a solution that gives feedback to the user on a rehearsal of a presentation or speech he or she is preparing.
Boremeter can determine which parts of the lecture were boring from the video-stream of the audience. It uses it’s own neural network to detect whether a person is listening or not, and can handle videos with quite large number of faces.
The Brazilian Students Association at Stanford has developed the Cheque which app allows Brazilians to access political info and provide feedback to their representatives.
Bubu Digital has invented a smart pacifier that monitors a baby's health through temperature and humidity sensors in order to help fight infant mortality.
CIMOL's web based app "Hoax Analyzer" aims to combat the proliferation of “fake news”. Leveraging NLP and ML, the app is capable of identifying if certain contextual information can be categorized as hoaxes or not.
deTpression is a device that can not only detect the depression, but also monitor it. It allows the doctor to monitor how the disease evolves for his patients. The patient simply put the device in his room corner, and it will start monitoring and send the results on cloud, where the doctor will access them.
DocStroke aims to provide the cheap technique to determine the risks of stroke using ocular image processing and machine learning that any rural medical institution could afford, so they could warn the stroke and prevent it from happening with all of its side effects, including deaths caused by the stroke.
Donaco aims to revolutionise the donation industry by facilitating the relationship between charities and donors.
Echo Innovators has engineered a wearable device for livestock that monitors health of aninmals and uploads to Azure for analysis and advice to owners.
En#I-Guard's windows application "Blinker" is designed to prevent and alleviate Computer Vision Syndrome(CVS). People who use computers for long time are likely to be exposed to CVS such as eye fatigue, blurred vision, dry eye and vision loss.
With e-park, a web and mobile solution - you would be able to see the parking space in real time, know which ones are taken, and which ones are free and head straight there, not only that but you'd also be able to reserve the empty parking space ahead of your arrival, other features include keeping track of your car in the parking lot, and in app parking service payment.
To help prevent the issues from contaminated water, Eranoi has created ¨Bluedrop¨, a device that monitors the quality of the water using a set of sensors that allows to measure the conductivity, the ORP, temperature, purity level, the water pH, among other important parameters.
Evermind's application can help prevent drunk drivers from operating their vehicles. It uses Face API to extract face landmark features, and then machine learning algorithms on top of it to determine the state of a person via a series of tests (eye movements, reaction time, color perception).
Farmalytics uses field sensors that measure important parameters that are vital for crop growth.
Fluency is an immersive language-learning web app that connects users with native speakers.
GlovEye has engineered tactile feedback gloves for smart devices that the blind and partially sighted people perceive printed text as Braille.
United Arab Emirates
Green Jam's project aims to turn recycling into a habit rather than a mandated task for citizens of the future. The project implements a reward system for recycling within the context of an automated recycling station, where each item thrown by the user is automatically processed and dropped into its designated recycling bin.
A web-app that drives critical thinking in students by providing them a platform for collaborative study.
Heart Sound's hardware and application captures continuous monitoring of ECG and heart sound signals.
Idea_hunters' Elephant brings the world of IoT to the nursery. The team designed clothing to monitor a baby’s vital functions, like temperature, muscle and respiratory activity, and heart functions.
Team Karate Manatees has developed an online multiplayer team based sports game.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Knowlead is social network learning platform where students are able to acquire and share knowledge. Approach is through peer-to-peer live communication where everyone is a student and teacher.
Team koicode focuses on creative code visualization to improve readability and transparency for computer science students.
KSF.LLC has developed the world’s first remote and interactive farming platform for urban consumers.
Med x Up's technology can detect chronic renal failure (CRF) in its earliest stages by using a Smart Urine Bag solution that monitors patients’ urine volume and velocity.
Nash's platform RESCUE was developed to reduce the response times in natural disasters. Deploying a network of economic and self-flying drones, the city is explored and analyzed in real time.
Negative Time's "Content Holmes" is a one-click AI-based online parenting solution that help you keep your children secure from cyber-bullying and adult content online and monitor their activities.
Using Microsoft's Kinect motion data and machine learning, NeuroGate's software analyzes gait patterns and diagnose various neurodegenerative diseases.
NeuroVoice converts an input voice into another person's voice.
Oculogx has created a mixed reality app that uses Microsoft HoloLens and Azure to improve order picking in warehouses.
Opticode's Minerva, a virtual assistant mobile application for the visually impaired that taps on the power of the smartphone camera to identify objects in the real world. The user simply points the camera at a box of cereal, for instance, and the assistant will describe it aloud through the phone’s speakers.
The Orai app helps people improve their speech content and delivery through instantaneous, on-demand, and personalized feedback.
OsteoMentor is a project that aims to support people with osteoporosis in order to maintain and improve their life quality, providing a complete solution that utilizes state-of-the-art technologies.
Research has proven physical exercise stimulates intellectual development yet we have noticed there are currently few ways to develop both brainpower and body fitness at the same time. OverSkill targets seven core abilities and is designed to train the mind and the body simultaneously through the use of mixed reality.
Developer team Pocket Sized Hands created Honeypot Espionage. An online VR multiplayer shooter focused on stealth combat. Acting as a spy, you are completely invisible when stood still, but you will begin to materialize if you move, fire a weapon or set a trap.
PocketConfidant AI is developing the first virtual coach powered by Artificial Intelligence.
PulsePal is a low-cost mobile tool that uses an algorithm and video camera to digitally monitor heartrate.
Scrawlless is a platform that helps kids with cerebral palsy and other problems associated with fine motor skills do their school tasks. Team Scrawlless has also engineered a special virtual keyboard and interactive modules for non-linear counting.
SEAT's Scaffolding Exercise Assignment Tool (SEAT) tool aims to improve the learning and teaching experience in programming courses.
Sense+ is a cognitive application that enables the visually impaired to see, explore, notice and search with their ears.
SmartCase is an innovative combination consisting of a multi platform application and a hardware component attachable to luggage of all sorts which helps travellers to monitor their belongings and avoid thefts through signal lights.
SourceLink reconnects individuals with the producers of their food, helping them to engage with the people and the stories behind their purchases.
Surgical Assistant's software aims to improve issues associated with the practical problems of complex clinical surgery. Surgical Assistant provides a medical image processing platform and VR applications to view 3D models.
Taleship is a platform built with one goal: making writing fun for all. In the app, users have the ability to get together in a room and write a story in real-time, taking turns like a game, each turn contributing a part to the story.
Team Parasitica's "fasTnosis" is a medical solution that analyzes a patient's sputum, blood and stool samples for screening of Tuberculosis, Malaria and Intestinal Infections.
TeamTitans invented a wearable device that helps people with asthma and gamifies the process by assisitng them with breathing control.
TITAMAS has created a smart white cane device for visually impaired.
UpFish is an intelligent solution that monitors production of fish in aquaculture systems. Use technology to help produce the most fish as possible in a fish farm.
UTV uses language processing and term extraction to index a stream of scientific papers (which is generated by Microsoft Research online service), and present graphical representation of scientific trends, graphs of co-authors, and topic map.
WaCoMo provides a complete platform for interactive visualisation of water consumption happening at different outlets on any given property or land. This software will in turn encourage efficient water usage.
Welse's device processes bloodwork and uses a smartphone application to send results.
Czech & Slovakia
The X.GLU project strives to provide novel hardware and software instruments to allow diabetic patients to cope with the disease better.