Winners of the 2010 Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals were announced at the Opera House and National Theatre (Teatr Narodowy) in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 400 students gathered to celebrate their unique innovations aimed at solving the world’s toughest problems.
“Team Skeek from Thailand took home the grand prize of $25,000 (U.S.) in Software Design category for their solution eyeFeel, which allows hearing-impaired people to communicate with others via an augmented-reality environment. It combines speech and face recognition, converts it to English from text, and generates virtual conversation text balloons and sign language animation in real time,” stated Microsoft.
The following is a list of top three winners in Software Design categoy. Cash prizes, totaling $150,000 (U.S.), were awarded to winners across five competition categories
Software Design: First Place: Thailand, Skeek, Second Place: Serbia, TFZR Team, Third Place: New Zealand, OneBeep.