TV producer Mark Burnett wants RIT makers




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RIT students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit their smart-device ideas to America’s Greatest Makers. Competitors will vie for a $1 million prize.

RIT makers are wanted!

America’s Greatest Makers is coming to television in 2016. Are you ready to build the next truly amazing device? Bring your big ideas to life with Intel, in collaboration with Mark Burnett, United Artists Media Group and Turner Broadcasting System.

Competitors will vie for a $1 million grand prize. The competition is open to all RIT students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Learn more about the competition at https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wearables/americas-greatest-makers.html. The application submission deadline is Oct. 2.

Television producer Mark Burnett, who is currently the executive producer of 10 TV series and winner of eight Emmy Awards, has a message for RIT on this video.

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RIT students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit their smart-device ideas to America’s Greatest Makers. Competitors will vie for a $1 million prize.