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Imagine Cup 2012

After five days in Sydney, a pair of sign language to speech gloves have taken out the Imagine Cup of 2012.

The theme for this year was "imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems", and it threw up all manner of entries, from applications to improve the quality of life the disabled to reconnaissance flying vehicles for emergencies, and at least a couple of cloud-based medical devices.

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By Chris Duckett

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