Objective:  Teams will develop and build a device that enhances a mobile phone camera.  The device will be demonstrated to a team of reviewers.

Subteam Size Per Entry:  2
Maximum Entries Per Team:  3

A. We will provide:

  1. None provided.

B. Teams can provide:

  1. Mobile phone
  2. Any item that is used to create a device that enhances the cell phone camera.

C. Details:

  1. Teams will develop a device or app which enhances a mobile phone camera.
  2. The device or app must be capable of fitting onto or adapting an iPhone or Android device.
  3. Teams may develop an app that can be used on the phone but must be able to be loaded by the event supervisor onto their phone for testing.
    1. The event supervisor will use TestFlight on iphone or XXX on Android.
    2. Apps that are tested need to include a detailed set of instructions on how to load the app onto the device.
  4. Teams will demonstrate the device before a panel of event officials. Teams will have 10 minutes to conduct the demonstration followed by a 5 minute question and answer session.

D. Scoring:

The following aspects will be used in the determination of the ranking of teams.  Higher Scores are given more favorable rank.  Highest Score Wins.

A team of three reviewers will evaluate teams based on the following criteria.  The scoring rubric for each of the three reviewers will be added together for a total score.

  • Ease of use
  • Creativity and originality
  • Design of device (is it clunky or refined)
  • Device works during the demonstration
  • Device operates as indicted
  • Materials used are readily available