The 2012 Young ICT Explorers competition was recently run at the University of New South Wales with the help and support of SAP Australia.
For this year's event, a total of 36 schools from across NSW and the ACT participated, with over 50 projects from 16 schools presented during the judging event.
The full list of winners are as follows:
Years 4 to 6
1st – Abbotsleigh Junior School with the Super Safety project that consisted of a set of stop motion animations designed to teach Primary School children about cyber safety, sun safety and road safety.
2nd – Wahroonga Public School with the Jonamse Training and Entertaining Robo which helps to train and entertain a toddler or a young child.
3rd – Roseville College with Vas Happening, a One Direction fan page.
Merit Award – Roseville College with Global Warming project that consisted of a Claymation on Antarctica using Windows Live Movie Maker.
Years 7 to 8
1st – De La Salle College with The Battery Meter Report, which shows how much battery you have on your device.
2nd – Newington College with Solar Powered Mac Charger, a solar panel MacBook Pro charger.
3rd – Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College with the Barrels of Fun project, a portable and easy to use toy.
Merit Award - Newington College with Torc, an app which can text another phone’s camera to take a picture.
Years 9 to 10
1st - Newington College with iSchool Application for Iphone/IpodTouch that helps students stay up to date with the latest assignments, tests and schedule changes of their school.
2nd – Macarthur Anglican School with A Blissymbol to 3D AR programme that helps people who cannot read and write in English to be able to translate English words into blissymbols and vice versa.
3rd – James Ruse Agricultural High School with the Galactic Conquest project, a top down shooter game which allows the user to play through action-packed levels.
Merit Award - James Ruse Agricultural High School with Scott++ project, a single player, bitmap graphic platform game.
Years 11 to 12
1st – Oxford Falls Grammar School with Inroad, a film consisting of an original story in which the scenes are strategically designed to incorporate a wide array of visual effects and multimedia technologies.
2nd – St Andrews Cathedral with World War Ridiculous game, a top-down shooter game with Tron-inspired graphics and lasers.
3rd – ACT based Dickson College with the Universal Radio Control Gamepad Adapter that opens the human control interface of Radio Control aircraft.