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POSTED AT 01:24 PM 28-07-2016

Moratuwa University presents ‘Amplus’ at Imagine Cup Finals

The Amplus team [Courtesy:]

The Moratuwa University Engineering Faculty team, BitMasters, is currently in  Redmond, US participating in the world finals of this year's Imagine Cup, organized by the tech giant Microsoft. 

BitMasters pitched ‘Amplus’, an intelligent digital signage solution under the “Innovation” category, which they believe could revolutionise the global advertising industry. 

According to them, Amplus would achieve great success  since the global digital signage business is set to be a US $ 20 billion industry by 2020.  

The competition is held under three categories namely; Games, Innovation and Global Citizenship. Accordingly, the top three teams in these categories will receive—US $ 50, 000 (first place), US $ 10, 000 (second place) and US $ 5, 000 (third place). 

The three teams that win first place in these three categories will move on to the championship round where one team will be crowd as the Imagine Cup Champion, which is scheduled to take place this Friday (29th July). 

The winning team will also be awarded with the opportunity to have a one-to-one mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.