Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Not-for-profit announcement The 3rd Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards Competition is ON

Call for participation in the 3rd Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards Competition, September 30th – October 2nd, 2009, Tampere, Finland

Award Sum: 7.000 Euros
Competition deadline: August 7th Award

The purpose of the competition is to encourage makers of digital media to generate ideas and develop new and innovative ubimedia products & services. The entries are expected to take a stand on the following questions, for example:

* How does ubiquitous computing affect media environments?
* What are intelligent media environments like?
* What will the location- and context-aware media services of the future be like?

A few other examples are:
* Pervasive and ubiquitous games
* Ambient installations
* Artistic works related to ubiquitous media and computation
* Business models
* Ambient and ubiquitous media technology
* Ubiquitous and ambient media services, devices, and environments
* Context aware, sensing, and interfaces for ubiquitous computation
* Ergonomics, human-computer interaction designs, and product prototypes
* Software, hardware and middleware framework demonstrations
* Ambient television
* etc.

The total award sum for the Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Award is 7 000€.
The sum can be awarded to one entry, divided between several entries or not awarded at all if the award criteria set by the jury are not fulfilled.

All ubimedia, ubiquitous, pervasive, or ambient products or product and service concepts which have been finalized during the previous year after 1st January 2008 are eligible to take part in the competition.

Competition deadline is August 7th, 2009. How to participate?
Please check out the website for rules, entry forms, jury formation and actual information.

Further Information:
Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards Competition: ubiaward (AT) mindtrek.org
Or in urgent matters the competition chairs:
Artur Lugmayr, artur.lugmayr (AT) tut.fi, Tel.: +358 40 821 0558
Cai Melakoski, cai.melakoski (AT) tamk.fi, Tel.: +358 50 555 6581
Kirsi Lindfors, kirsi.lindfors (AT) hermia.fi, Tel.: +358 40 820 4608

No comments: