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Invent-O-DocInvent-O-Doc Posts: 767
edited October 2013 in Announcements Vote Up0Vote Down
Hello everyone.

For those of you who participated in the contest, we are pretty busy getting things in order for the judging. The last couple weeks have been spent making sure the applications are complete and that the parallax folks have all the necessary files. This was especially difficult because things came to them so many different ways. We've had to pull videos and encode them off of youtube or share dropboxes.

It looks like things should be in pretty good shape next week. The judges are meeting on the 16th and 17th of September and people should know soon after that. The website should update around October 15th with announced winner and entries per Ken Gracey.

So far, it has been a lot of fun to go through the entries.

Thomas Talbot, MD - New Market, Maryland, USA

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  • TymkrsTymkrs Posts: 532
    edited September 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    We got another update:

    "Dear microMedic Contest Participant,

    Thank you again for your participation in the 2013 National microMedic Contest.


    As you know due to the popularity of the contest and the overwhelming number of final submissions we felt the need to expand our team of judges. The judging panel has reviewed each submission, come to a consensus, and winners will be notified by phone beginning this week. All winners will be contacted by Wednesday, October 2nd.
    Winning entries will be posted to the Parallax website for public viewing by Friday, October 4th. We thank you for your patience."
    Whisker is a hardware and wetware hacker, and produces geeky content on a daily basis. Atdiy is a cardiovascular nurse by day and an electronics n00b at night. Together we're the Toymakers (Tymkrs) and we post videos/blogs on electronics, DIY projects, and whatever else we happen upon! Visit us at http://tymkrs.com, http://zombietech.tv, and http://firstspin.tv! Our projects are on https://www.reddit.com/r/Tymkrs/ and you can chat with us daily at #tymkrs!
  • xanaduxanadu Posts: 3,189
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Nice! Really looking forward to Friday :) Good luck everyone!
  • EmilyKurzeEmilyKurze Posts: 127
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    All winners have been contacted and are listed here on our Learn website.

    You can view all the winning entries here.

    Thank you to everyone who participated in this contest. The entries were truly inspiring!
  • TymkrsTymkrs Posts: 532
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Wahoo!! Thanks Parallax, TATRC, and CMU!! I'm glad I pushed other hackerspace members to enter the competition as 75% placed!! *rochester mn pride* :)
    Whisker is a hardware and wetware hacker, and produces geeky content on a daily basis. Atdiy is a cardiovascular nurse by day and an electronics n00b at night. Together we're the Toymakers (Tymkrs) and we post videos/blogs on electronics, DIY projects, and whatever else we happen upon! Visit us at http://tymkrs.com, http://zombietech.tv, and http://firstspin.tv! Our projects are on https://www.reddit.com/r/Tymkrs/ and you can chat with us daily at #tymkrs!
  • bomberbomber Posts: 297
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Congratulations to all the Contest winners! I'm looking forward to meeting some of the applicants at the conference in January! See you all there!
    " 'I hate my code' is the developers version of 'Do I look fat in this dress?' " Quote by Kelly Sommers
  • RaymanRayman Posts: 8,536
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Congratulations everybody! Obviously, we made it difficult for them to pick the winners...

    Prize money will help continue development of our project and maybe it will be of real value to patients one day...
    Prop Info and Apps: http://www.rayslogic.com/
  • vanmunchvanmunch Posts: 567
    edited October 2013 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Rayman wrote: »
    Congratulations everybody! Obviously, we made it difficult for them to pick the winners...

    Ya, for sure! :) Congratulations everyone!
    bomber wrote: »
    Congratulations to all the Contest winners! I'm looking forward to meeting some of the applicants at the conference in January! See you all there!

    That would be a lot of fun!
    My wife is very, very understanding

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