Chip Shot: Intel RealSense App Challenge Winners Announced

Intel today announced the winners of the $1 million Intel RealSense App Challenge, an international competition that highlights user experience innovation with Intel RealSense technology. Brazilian developer Alexandre Ribeiro da Silva of Anima Games won the $100,000 Grand Prize for the Ambassador track for its gaming app “Seed,” while the $50,000 Grand Prize winner for the Pioneer track was awarded to Canadian developer David Schnare of Kinetisense for “OrthoSense,” an app for medical professionals to remotely monitor patient rehabilitation. Over 7,000 developers across 37 countries participated in the challenge. The competition was announced last year at Computex by Intel President Renee James. For more on the potential of the Intel RealSense technology, read this blog by Doug Fisher, Intel’s corporate senior vice president.