[artinfo] NOKIA Ubimedia MindTrek Award 2009

Artur R. Lugmayr artur.lugmayr at tut.fi
Mon Jun 30 17:45:21 CEST 2008


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  2nd Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards Competition
  MindTrek Conference
  October 7-9, 2008 | Tampere, Finland
  Entry form: http://www.mindtrek.org/competition/ubi
  Event website: http://www.mindtrek.org
  Award sum: 7000 Euros
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The Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards is an 
international competition arranged by MindTrek, 
Nokia and Tampere Region Centre of Expertise in 
Ubiquitous Computing, and the NAMU research group.
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 competition category 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 2007 are eligible to take part 
in the competition.

How to participate?

Please check out the website 
http://www.mindtrek.org/competition/ubi  for 
entry forms and actual information.

Registration for the competition ends on 12.9.2008 at 16:00.

In case of questions, please contact:

Dr. Artur Lugmayr
artur.lugmayr at tut.fi
Tel.: +358 40 821 0558
Skype: lartur

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?
*	How does the notion of 'content' change in times of ubimedia?


 


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