Genius? You'll decide! Microsoft US Imagine Cup Fall finalists now have new team pages--check them out and get to know the teams: http://on.fb.me/ICCRDPE  #ICUS

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It’s time to go vote for your favorite team.  Here are some of them from the central region of the US. You can vote once a day, everyday.  I voted for Uca Ursus, anything that helps with Skin Cancer I will support.

Imagine Cup Teams

Software Design

Team

School

Region/District

Project Idea (one sentence)

Uca Ursus

Central Ankansas

SCD

Our project focuses on a skin cancer diagnostic application which will allow people to self-monitor their diagnosed skin by their cell phones from time to time.

Voltron

University Of Arkansas at Little Rock

SCD

Our application takes information collected from parents of children who have cancer and/or the doctors who are treating them, so that a database is created that can be data mined to find hidden links between cancer causes.

LifeCode

Wayne State University

HLD

Procur is the intelligent humanitarian supply chain of the future. With advanced resource analytics, system-aided decisions and increased responsiveness, this system solution adapts to the changing landscape of resource inventory in disasters.

MachineHead

University Of Arkansas at Little Rock

SCD

Our project provides an assistive technology to help children with learning disabilities by converting any source of text to an animation face who speaks the information.

Game Design (Windows/Xbox)

Team

School

Region/District

Project Idea (one sentence)

Bloom

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy

MDW

Spero is about making a difference one step at a time. Players help find alternative energy solutions, keep the environment clean and educate people on how to live healthier lives.

Righteous Noodle

University Houston

SCD

Our project is Eva Frontier- a real time strategy game that challenges players to end poverty through the use of advanced technologies

STC

University Houston

SCD

Deep Sea is a game that protects the ocean environment and promotes innovation in defending an oil rig when encountering such dangers as: tsunami, inclement weather, accidental explosion, or malicious group attacking.

Game Design (Mobile Zune/WP7)

Team

School

Region/District

Project Idea (one sentence)

Big Impact Bear

University of Houston

SCD

Forest Gun aims to prevent and reverse deforestation in the world. The forests are in danger because of unregulated logging companies

SDEG

University of Texas San Santonio, Texas A&M, San Antonio College

SCD

Renuvia is a game where the user battles polluters with green technologies and promotes recycling. In the game, the user battles all over the planet to stop a wasteful company from destroying it.

Team AAMP

University of Houston

SCD

Our project tackles environmental sustainability issues introduced by the United Nations Millennium Development Goal. The game “Operation Clean Sweep” is intended to raise the game players’ awareness of water pollution.

Team Mintrus

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy, University of Louisville

MDW, HLD

Pandemic is a tower defense game that acts as a conduit in the education and prevention of AIDS. Players of Pandemic are submersed into the human body where they assume the role of the immune system in a battle against AIDS.