Global technology company Intel has announced a competition for startups specialising in perceptual computing—the Intel RealSense Technology App Challenge 2014. The developers are expected to created apps that combine immersive human-computer interaction using Intel Real Sense technology with 3D Intel cameras that will soon become available on Windows-based tablets and smartphones.
The technology is sensitive to four modes of interaction: gesture control, face recognition, voice recognition, and analysis of the surrounding environment (AR).
The innovation categories the challenge is looking to explore are:
- Gaming and Play
- Learning Edutainment
- Interact Naturally
- Open Innovation
The participants are required to use Intel® RealSense™ Software Development Kit 2014 for Windows. The competition offers a reward of up to $1 million in cash and other prizes and is open for applicants from over 30 countries until October the 1st. Apply here.