Team SentiMeter from the University of Johannesburg Wins the Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals

An innovative tool that allows businesses to see what people are saying about them on social media platforms has won three University of Johannesburg computer science students and their supervisor a place in the final of a global technology competition in Russia later this year. Dr Ian Ellefsen, Jan van Niekerk, Lorenzo Boccetti and Merrick…


Announcing Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals Round 1B

We are excited to announce teams that will be progressing to the next Round of the Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals. . Microsoft continues to invest in the  Imagine Cup because we believe that it is more than just a competition, it is one of many ways that we are giving young entrepreneurs, innovators…


Team Asclepius off to Sydney

  Team Asclepius from University of Johannesburg is on its way to represent South Africa at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia from left to Right Peacemaker Dlamini (Department of Science and Technology) Michael Cilliers , Joshua Leibstein, Duncan Coulter (Team Asclepius – University of Johannesburg) and Nyaladzi Mpofu (Microsoft South Africa) The…

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Imagine Cup New York Finals Done…next Imagine Cup SA Local Finals then IC 2012 WW Finals in Sydney Australia

  Below is Team Hermes celebrates winning the Software Design first Prize at the Imagine Cup World Wide Finals Through the Imagine Cup, Microsoft continues to pursue and fulfil its vision to inspire students around the world to Innovate and create what’s next! Winners of the ninth annual Microsoft Imagine Cup, were announced the world’s…

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Team South Africa at the Imagine Cup WW Finals

  Four students from the University of Cape Town represented South Africa at the 2011 Imagine Cup finals in the USA. Their presentation was not without some last minute drama, as the fourth member of the team, who was granted a visa only on the morning the competition started, rushed across the world on a…

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Steve Ballmer kicks off the Imagine Cup World Wide Finals

  Today’s Imagine Cup 2011 Opening Ceremony was packed with celebrities and successful American business leaders, including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, foursquare Co-founder Dennis Crowley, Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Steve Ballmer welcomed the Imagine Cup finalists to New York…

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Kinect for Windows SDK beta released

Microsoft has released a highly anticipated programming toolkit for Kinect that will help enthusiasts, academics, and researchers dream up new uses for the hands-free sensor. The Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) allows developers to plug the Kinect sensor—and the in-depth stream of 3-D imagery it gets from its camera—directly into a Windows-based PC….

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Cape Town Trip–Universities and Devs4Devs

Dave and Nyaladzi recently took a trip down to Cape Town to visit universities and hold Devs4Devs in the mother city. The trips to the universities was aimed at sharing information around the Windows Phone 7 platform and development. At Stellenbosch we did a platform overview for the students and at Cape Town we ran…

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Kinect SDK for Windows Coming Soon

  A few apps were showcased at MIX 11 Day 2 Keynote, Developers start your engines…. Watch the MIX 11 keynotes here There are a few hacks out there, but with the official SDK Developers will be able to take advantage of: The latest advances in audio processing, which include a four-element microphone array with…

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DreamSpark verified Students get free Certification Vouchers

  Microsoft is offering all DreamSpark verified students a free Certification Exam voucher. This offer is for select Microsoft Certification exams (with 072 prefix). Offer will expire when supply is depleted. Students must take exams by June 30,2011 The value of Certification can never be over emphasised, IT is constantly evolving as new technologies are…

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