The Konica Minolta National University Competition Prize Giving

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Date and time: 
Thu, 2019-06-27 08:44
Location / Venue: 

Nyama Mama festival

The Konica Minolta National University Competition was on using the genARate platform to create a case around the practical uses of Augmented Reality (AR) in the future.  This was held in three universities – University of Nairobi, Strathmore University and United States International University – Africa.  There was a total of 14 teams which signed up for the competition and 6 teams submitted their projects within the set deadlines. 

genARate is Konica Minolta’s Augmented Reality development platform – which allows augmented print available to everyone; whether you are an agency, professional printer or a marketing department. It has made it easy for you to create your own augmented print experiences and benefit from Print in motion.

The competition was really fierce and only one point separated each team – the winning teams were: -
1) USIU-A – headed by Varun Gupta – Topic AR in Board Gaming
2) Strathmore University – headed by Allan Vikiru – Topic AR using Waste Management
3) University of Nairobi – headed by Joseph Kabucho – Topic – AR using in Radiology

The First prize won a laptop, second prize won a tablet and third prize won a mobile phone.

The event was held at Nyama Mama festival on the 27th of June 2019 and it created an opportunity for students to interact with the corporate world; achieving the goal of Brand Building, Corporate CSR and making accessible technology to students.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2019-09-27 16:46

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