Overview: The Virtual Facebow is a digital companion for the diagnosis and treatment planning phase of dentistry. Ideal as a digital substitute for the analogue facebow instrumentation.rnFEATURESrn★ Positions the upper maxillary cast in a proper spatial relationship relative to anatomical reference points.rn★ Establishes the lower mandibular cast to the upper with an accurate bite (occlusion).rn★ Reinforces the anatomical relevance of tooth, arch and cast position.rn★ Acts as an esthetic tooth guide prior to treatment.rn★ Facilities proper treatment planning with the technician, laboratory and other clinicians.rn★ Serves as an educational guide for students in the dental field and patients.rn★ Assists with the explanation of existing conditions and proposed treatment with patients.rn★ Send emails of entire dataset in common JPEG or PDF formats.rnThe Virtual Facebow provides a pre-treatment digital record essential for treatment planning. Communication with involved parties is easily achieved with the JPEG or PDF file format.rnAn essential digital companion for students, technicians, patients and clinicians involved in proposed dental treatment.
Approach Taken: Years of clinical instruction at a university. It was developed to benefit the clinician and patient to increase efficiency and accuracy. The app represents a digital replacement to an analogue instrument.
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Who is eligible to enter?
The contest is open to any developer who is at least 18 years old and the age of majority residing in the following countries: Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Canada (not including Quebec), Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, People’s Republic of China, Republic of South Africa, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, UK, Ukraine, and 50 United States of America (and the District of Columbia).
What is a demo app?
A demo app is a polished, nearly final version of your app that provides the user a quality experience. The portion of the app being demoed should have the experience of a final app, however the demo may not have all the features needed for a fully functional software title, hence a demo. Your demo app submission can be a completely finished app. A demo is merely the minimum threshold for entry.
The contest calls for Windows “Desktop” apps not Windows “Store” apps. What’s the difference?
While fans of the Windows Store, the demo apps we are seeking for the contest are those able to take advantage of the suite of Intel developer tools designed to help developers create cutting edge, touch-enabled apps. For a comprehensive comparison between Windows Desktop and Windows Store apps as well as a complete listing of the available Intel tools, please visit http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/windows-8-store-vs-desktop-app-development.
What I am supposed to do after I get the approval from Devworx to submit app?
Create innovative Windows 8 demo apps for new All-in-One and Tablet devices. Continue the evolution of computing with creative solutions to consumer and enterprise challenges. Leverage the combined power of a new operating system, form factors, and Intel® architecture to establish new use cases and PC interaction.
How many app ideas will be selected as finalists from phase 1?
We will select the developers who submitted the top 125 app ideas from each of the four developer communities (for a total of 500 ideas) to continue from phase 1 to the demo app submission of phase 2. Please know that developers can have more than one app idea proposal selected to continue to phase 2.
App Idea Mini Contest - Phase 2 (Contest Duration: 21st August - 4th September)
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