Sponsors Award Prizes for the 2013 festival
The Imagine RIT festival on Saturday, May 4, was booming with exhibitors, visitors, volunteers and of course, our sponsors! During the festival, each sponsor distributed an award to the exhibit they found to be most innovative and creative. Here are the sponsor’s choices from the 2013 festival:
Time Warner Cable: Photo Sciences - Making the Invisible Visible
Exhibitors in picture: Professor Christye Sisson, Ryan Harriman, David Beyerlein
Xerox: Recycling Li-ion Batteries
Exhibitors in picture: Xue Wang, Asst. Professor Gabrielle Gaustad
Hewlett Packard: Mind Gamers - Therapeutic Video Games
Rochester General Health System: Photo Sciences - Making the Invisible Visible
Exhibitors in picture: Caitlin Williams, Sarah Oros
The Province: The Escherian Stairwell
Exhibitors in picture: Brianna Byrne, Michael Lacanilao
Paychex: Interactive Hologram: A True 3D Display
Exhibitors in picture: Mike Timbrook, Sean Cooper, Jesse Jurman and Rose Rustowicz
Other contest winners for this year’s festival are:
ARM Student Design Competition @ Imagine RIT
The ARM Student Design Competition was announced during the “ARM Developer Day” On November 30th, 2012. This event was organized by Dr. Antonio Mondragon and Dr. Adriana Becker. The theme for this year was Energy Efficiency. This event was also organized by ARM and 15 partner companies including, Texas Instruments, Freescale, Cypress, and Xilinx.
The certificates and prizes were delivered by:
- Andy Mastronardi (Freescale)
- Patrick Kane (Cypress)
- Dr Adriana Becker (KGCOE)
- Dr Antonio F. Mondragon (CAST)
1st Place (234 Votes) Memoria Technica - Mix Meister
Professor: Dr. Mondragon
Team Members: Navaneeth Madhwapathy and Louis Gentile
Mix Meister is a system that combines multiple drinks or liquids with accuracy, using peristaltic pumps, food grade specifications and easy to use android user interface.
2nd Place (229 Votes) Anura - Home Automation System
Team Members: Denis Coady, Timothy Herbert, Jonathan Bishop
Ribbit is a developer and end-user friendly platform to allow easy data aggregation for a local internet of things network. Focus is on using a large number and variety of low cost, low power sensors to create an overall intelligent network through the use of cloud based data aggregation and cloud hosted applications.
3rd Place (166 Votes) Mobile Pediatric Stander
Team Guide: Ed Hanzlik
Project Sponsor: Linda Brown
Team Members: Heather Beam, Thomas Bean, Megan Chapman, Steven Geiger, Kimberly Keating
The Mobile Pediatric Stander’s goal is to mobilize a pediatric standing device so that a disabled child can stand on the same level as their peers and move at the same pace.
4th Place and “ARM Ribbon Award” (125 Votes) - Modular Snake Robot
Team Member: Christopher Atwood
The Modular Snake Robot is the design, construction and programming of a modular robotic snake to demonstrate different types of locomotion.
Pictures and videos can be found here:
Time Warner Cable Award
The Province Award