IADT Students win the prize for the best Windows 7 Phone application for their Explorawalk application at the Microsoft Irish Imagine Cup software design final

IADT Students win the prize for the best Windows 7 Phone application with their Explorawalk application at the Microsoft Irish Imagine Cup software design final today.

We congratulate Emmanuelle Cerovic-Bunn, Louise Macaulay, Sean Bolger and Jessica Boyd Farrell for winning the prize for the best Windows 7 Phone application with their Explorawalk application. They got nice glass trophy and new Window 7 phones for their efforts.

Two teams from IADT competed today at the Irish Imagine cup software design final at Microsoft, Leopardstown. This years theme, Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today is one of the most challenging and inspirational themes yet.
The two teams, each comprising of four students, from the Multimedia Programming programme and the Applied Psychology programme in the Creative Technologies School have designed innovative solutions, which if implemented could help solve the toughest problems facing us today.

Emmanuelle Cerovic-Bunn, Louise Macaulay, Sean Bolger and Jessica Boyd designed Explorawalk, a Windows 7 Phone application, aimed at encouraging families to participate in team based outdoor activities by providing them with an educational, motivational, entertainment tool. See their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Explorawalk#!/Explorawalk?sk=wall
Rioghan OCunniffe , Aoife Carrigan, Lisa Mangan and Paula Hynes designed a prototype of an agricultural educational tool for 3rd world farmers called AgriText. See their Facebook page and video at
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Agritext/195344563832424

We congratulate Emmanuelle Cerovic-Bunn, Louise Macaulay, Sean Bolger and Jessica Boyd Farrell for winning the prize for the best Windows 7 Phone application with their Explorawalk application. Marian McDonnell was their mentor and CCTA thanks Marian for her commitment, dedication and support for the students.

Story submitted by:

Dr Marion Palmer

14 April 2011