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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Zebra Imaging Challenge and other GIS Contests

Zebra Imaging is launching the 3D Geospatial Challenge "to encourage participants from the GIS community to use Zebra Imaging's software tools and print services to portray their GIS data using holographic technology."

Participants in the Zebra Imaging 3D Geospatial Challenge will compete by framing their 3D data set using Zebra Imaging's ZScape(TM) Preview or ZScape(TM) Exporter software.

http://store.zebraimaging.com/download.aspx

Each entry will be reviewed by a panel of Zebra Imaging judges for the following:

Creativity

Design efficiency

Technical complexity

Usefulness of application

Zebra Imaging will select three winners from the following industries: Public Safety, Planning, and Defense.

Winners of the challenge will receive a 24" x 24" 3D holographic print of their data and an illumination stand. The winning concepts will be displayed at the Zebra Imaging Booth at the Esri International User Conference the week of July 23, 2012 in San Diego, CA.

For more information regarding the challenge:

http://www.zebraimaging.com/challenge

- press release

The AAG announced the winners of its Geography Matters video contest.
 
- analysis of what we can learn from this contest at Ignite Education blog
 
The Royal Geographical Society along with Geographic Magazine is hosting the 12th Young Geographer of the Year competition.

The topic: What are the connections between your local area and the 206 Olympic and Paralympic participating nations and how do they influence the geography of your local area?

Younger students draws maps/diagrams older ones write essays. Contest entries due Oct 5, 2012.

- details

GeoDigital has announced the second edition of the LIDAR as Art contest. Prize for top invididual is an i-Pad, with donations being made to top three organizations' charities of choice. Images due March 11 with winners to be announced at ASPRS 2012. "All images become the property of GDI."

- contest website

by Adena Schutzberg on 02/21 at 04:29 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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