With the huge advances in technology over the last 100 years, it is hard to predict what’s coming next.
An obvious trend is that of wearable technology and the concept that tech devices can be incorporated into things we wear on a regular basis. Ranging from Smart Watches to Augmented Reality Glasses, it seems that the future of wearable of technology has only just begun.
We’re challenging you to design the concept for a brand new piece of wearable technology.
You should think about:
What is the item, and where will it be worn?
Who is the item aimed at?
What are its functions and benefits?
Will the item overcome a current problem?
What are the skills, knowledge and resources that someone would need to develop such items? A computer chip? Programming skills? App development? Data capture?
The winner(s) of the challenge will have the opportunity to participate in MISSION YOU, a one week programme for 14-18 year olds in the TCS offices in either London, Peterborough, Edinburgh, or Liverpool! This year Mission You will take place between 27th and 31st July 2015.
The content of MISSION YOU includes a mix of exciting training and assignments typical in the IT industry.The concept of this challenge aims to trigger your imagination and while relevant to IT, it will not be the theme of the work experience.
Learn more about how TCS is inspiring youth towards technology here.
How To Enter
Depending on the quality of submissions, TCS may invite more than one student to take part in Mission You, however the challenge must still be completed individually.
Once you have decided on your idea, you can choose to submit your entry in the following formats:
If you have completed your entry on paper, please scan your submission and upload as a JPEG
You can upload your submission as a video/audio file, or include a link in a word document to a video you have uploaded to YouTube
If you need any help uploading your submission or have any questions, get in touch and we'll be glad to help.
(All submissions are reviewed by our team, please ensure yours is completed in full as any empty or false submissions will be removed and any points awarded deducted from your points total.)
Terms and Conditions
This competition is open to UK and Ireland residents only.
Accommodation is not provided and travel is not reimbursed.
The winner(s) of the challenge will have the opportunity to participate in MISSION YOU, a one week programme for 14-18 year olds in the TCS offices in either London, Peterborough, Edinburgh, or Liverpool!
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