Are you a creative and innovative developer? Do you have the next big idea? Great news: the Intel App Innovation Contest(AIC) 2013 co-sponsored by Lenovo is now open.
AIC 2013 is a 20 country, multi-language (English, Chinese, Russian) developer focused competition whose goal is to generate innovative Windows* 8 Desktop demo apps optimized for Lenovo* All-in-One and Tablet devices. The contest targets consumer and business segments within the six app categories of Education, Entertainment, Finance, Games, Healthcare, and Retail. The competition begins with an idea submission phase (July 24-Sept 4), converges towards a coding phase (Sept 12-Oct 30) and concludes (Dec 18) with the announcement of the winners in nine categories.
The mission if you choose to accept it, is to compete against fellow developers from 20 different countries around the world. Submissions from Kenya, Nigeria and South-Africa can be done through the Code Projectdeveloper community.
Round 1: Submit your biggest, best and brightest Windows8 Desktop App ideas in one of six categories: Entertainment or Games (for the All-in-One platform),Education, Healthcare, Finance, or Retail (for the tablet platform).
Round 2: 125 developers from each of the communities will receivea new LenovoThinkPad Tablet 2or aLenovo Horizon 27" All-In-OnePC to complete their demo app.
Round 3:Judges will take over in Round 2 and choose the top apps from each of the six categories to move onto the final judging round of video demos where $100,000 in cash prizes and promotions will be awarded.
Submissions for app ideas have began and ends on September 4th.
For more information:http://aic2013.intel.com/#faq