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  Overview
Organizer : Cloud Programming World Cup Executive Committee
  
 Application term / Schedule


Registration Period Apr. 3 (Mon) - Jun. 21 (Wed), 2017
Please submit the work plan by Jun. 21 after the registration.
Rental duration for free licenses April 3 (Mon) - November 24 (Fri), 2017
1st round presentation /review Jul 19(Wed), 2017
Project Submission Period Sep. 29 (Fri) - Oct. 4 (Wed), 2017 24:00 Japan Time
Judging Period Oct. 8 (Sun) - Oct. 11 (Wed), 2017
Nominate Announcement Oct. 13 (Fri), 2017
Travelling and accommodation fee are provided for the selected teams for nominated works. Up to 3 members from the area other than Kanto area and 2 member from overseas in each team are scheduled to be invited.

 Guideline for applicants


The objective of the competition is to develop software that can run on VR-Cloud® using UC-win/Road SDK (Software Development Kit) and VR-Cloud® SDK. This software could be: all-purpose software, application programs, engineering software, business software or game software.
- UC-win/Road    - UC-win/Road SDK    - VR-Cloud®    - VR-Cloud® SDK
- Unique transmission technology a3s (Anything as a Service) SDK

Examples of application that can be developed using the SDK

 Applicant Eligibility


All the team members involved should be either students or working students.

 Steps to Follow


1. How to register
Please register and submit your work plan during the registration period (Mon April 4 – Wed Jun 21, 2017).
Works submitted will be judged on an anonymous basis. Please choose a team name and title by which an individual or group CANNOT be identified.
To register, please complete the page accessible from the button below with your team name, team members, etc.

Entry
Please download and fill out the form using the following link to present your work with an overview explanation (in 100 words in English) and any images and upload it using the Registration form above.
 (Word、212KB)

2.Download link to get you started
Once your registration has been processed, we will email you the following information.
  ・Registration ID
  ・Download link for VR site model and materials for you to work on.
  ・How to apply for the seminars you want to take part in.

3.Project submission
Please submit your final work during the project submission period (Fri Sep 29 – Wed Oct 4, 2017) by accessing the dedicated URL form that will be sent to you.
 Required Files:
 ・Program application
 ・Source code and sript (Text format)
 ・Simplified user manual (Word format)
 ・Program Concept: Future tasks and ideas (PowerPoint format)
  *This can include content not directly associated with the program
 ・Video under 5 minutes in length (MP4 format)

 Available software / Free license duration term

Applicants can rent all available software licenses and can participate in training seminars (including paid seminars) held by FORUM8 with prior registration.
Product licenses can be applied for separately using the automatic e-mail sent upon registration.

Intended Products
- UC-win/Road    - UC-win/Road SDK    - VR-Cloud®    - VR-Cloud® SDK
- Unique transmission technology a3s (Anything as a Service) SDK

Examples of application that can be developed using the SDK

   Rental duration for free licenses
April 3 (Mon) - November 24 (Fri), 2017
*The rental duration, license restrictions and format provided will depend on the individual product.

  Seminar schedule of available products
Applicants can also participate in training and seminar (free or paid) on this software held by FORUM8.

*8 venues : Tokyo (Main venue) TV Conference (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sendai, Sapporo, Kanazawa, Miyazaki)

Date Venue Seminar Products and solution
4/6 Web UC-win/Road VR seminar UC-win/Road
4/14 Tokyo UC-win/Road Creater seminar UC-win/Road
4/20 21 Osaka UC-win/Road Expert training seminar UC-win/Road
4/25 Fukuoka UC-win/Road Advanced・VRseminar UC-win/Road
5/9  9 venues・Web Embedded system seminar UC-win/Road
5/24 25 Tokyo UC-win/Road Expert training seminar UC-win/Road
6/2 Osaka UC-win/Road Advanced・VRseminar UC-win/Road
6/8 9 Nagoya UC-win/Road Expert training seminar UC-win/Road
6/27 Tokyo UC-win/Road Advanced・VRseminar UC-win/Road
7/6 Kanazawa UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
7/20 Tokyo UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
8/2 Sendai UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
8/8 Iwate UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
8/10 9 venues・Web  UC-win/Road SDK / VR-Cloud® SDKseminar UC-win/RoadUC-win/Road SDK
VR-Cloud®VR-Cloud® SDK
8/24 Fukuoka UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
9/7 Sapporo UC-win/Road・VRseminar UC-win/Road
9/21 Nagoya UC-win/Road Advanced・VRseminar UC-win/Road

  Prize
The Cloud Programming Cup Prize Award is worth 300,000 yen!

Cloud Programming Cup Prize : 1
Award 300,000 yen, world cup, award certificate

Judge's special prize : 3-4
Award 50,000 yen, judge's special prize, award certificate

Nominee's prize
Award certificate, memorials

  Judging Committee
Associate Prof. Tomohiro Fukuda (Head of judges and associate professor from the Graduate School of Engineering Osaka University) Mr. Makoto Sato
Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Associate Prof. Narahara Taro (Associate professor from the College of Architectural Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology) Mr. Yoann Pencreach (Chief Manager of VR development group, FORUM8)

  Results Announcement and Award Ceremony


Date : November 16 (Thu), 2017 Venue : Shinagawa Intercity Hall (MAP)

The winning award works will be selected through the final judging committee and judge on cloud via VR-Cloud® and the Award Ceremony will be held.

Open Judgement / Award Ceremony 

A presenter for 5th CPWC / The 7th VDWC
Ryuta Ieiri
He is an architectural IT journalist transmitting information on his blog to solve the business challenges that the construction industry has including the productivity growth, global environmental protection and internationalization etc. by introducing BIM, 3DCAD and informatization construction etc.

Award Ceremony

A presenter for 5th CPWC / The 7th VDWC
Yuji Abe
Born in Tokyo in 1958 and graduated as Political Science and Economics major from Waseda University.
He has currently taken successive lead roles as a reporter in various Japanese TV programs such as "Variety show Sukkiri!!". He is known for his competence in English, his ability that helped him become a professional private teacher who helped his students pass an entrance exam to many prestigious schools and also helped him interview Hollywood stars visiting Japan without an interpreter.

 Judging Standard


The objective of the competition is to develop software that can run on VR-Cloud® using UC-win/Road SDK (Software Development Kit) and VR-Cloud® SDK. This software could be: all-purpose software, application programs, engineering software, business software or game software. Competing students are asked to submit a set of source codes of the software they used and a Power Point slide that gives an explanation on the source codes. The work will be evaluated on how well SDK was used in the creation of the cloud software from the aspect of programming quality, rationality, technicality, aesthetics, originality, and how well it is presented.

*Copyright
  • All contents of the awarded VR data is the copyright of each applicants.
  • The submitted VR data will not be distributed, but FORUM8 has a right to use the data and works, edit and reproduce the images and videos etc. and post or introduce it on website, magazines, books, newspaper etc. as a sales activity or an advertisement as a secondary user of VR data.

  For Inquiries

FORUM8 Co., Ltd Tokyo head office Publishing team in charge of Cloud Programing World Cup
Shinagawa Intercity A-21F, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-6021 Japan
TEL : 03-6894-1888          FAX : 03-6894-3888     E-mail : cpwc@forum8.co.jp
URL : http://www.forum8.co.jp/english/index.html

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