6th edition of global Ubimedia Awards open

The call for entries is open until July 15thThe 6th Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards competition, NUMA2012, seeks for novel ways to combine ubiquitous computing to media. We are looking for disruptive artistic visions as well as clever near-to-market solutions off the beaten tracks! This includes any range of innovative ubimedia, pervasive, or ambient products and services. 

NUMA2011 Award Ceremony: NUMA chairs Artur Lugmayr and Bj√∂rn Stockleben,
1st prize winner Kening Zhu, 3rd prize winner Wilken Holle and competition chair
Ville Luotonen

The Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards is a highly interdisciplinary competition and we invite Designers, Computer Scientists, Artists, Economists and Engineers to take a stand on the following questions with their entries:

  • What is the particular aesthetic experience opened up by the rise of ubiquitous and ambient media?
  • What constitutes the specific intelligence that drives future media environments?
  • How will location- and context-aware media services change our social life?
  • How will our future lives look like in the era of ubiquitous computation, and how can society benefit from these advanced technologies?

The total award sum for the NUMA2012 is 6 000€. The sum can be awarded to one entry, divided between several entries or not awarded at all if the award criteria set by the jury are not fulfilled.
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The Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Awards 2012 (NUMA2012) is a competition category of the MindTrek Conference 2012. The category is organized collaboratively by MindTrek, Tampere Region Centre of Expertise in Ubiquitous Computing, Entertainment & Media Management Lab. (EMMi Lab.)/Tampere University of Technology, the Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Nokia Oyj and the Ambient Media Association (AMEA). NUMA2012 is funded by Nokia Oyj and the Tampere Region Centre of Expertise in Ubiquitous Computing.