The 2011 embeddedSPARK final was held in Redmond on June 22nd.
The Grand prize was captured by Sebastian Londoño from Columbia with his ArS8ver project. Sebastian is a researcher at the Universidaad ICESI in Cali. The ARS8VER project aims to reduce the number of deaths and injured people when natural disasters occur, through intelligent technologies that optimize the search time for victims and manage to get a broader picture of the disaster, which is usually not accessible due to debris and suspended particles in the air. The ARS8VER project’s second purpose is to promote biodiversity observation research. Through augmented reality and real-time interfaces can interact with the environment allowing users to pinpoint areas of difficult access to investigate or observe the fauna and flora. Finally, ARS8VER is focused on solving the problem of surveillance of buildings or places.
The Second prize w ...
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