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-- solve the world's toughest problems.
Why not ask a college student apparently they're good at doing this.
There's something called the imagine cup and they are now celebrating their tenth anniversary it's a global competition the challenges students to use technology to solve the world's toughest problems.
Let's meet now three students.
And I ask you to raise your hand when I call you because I don't know which one you are because I haven't met you guys before Stephen Hernandez the recent graduate of Arizona State University.
Are -- you are on live right screen I have to do this Catholic and you doesn't Skyping zero close together it's a Q okay Eric.
Recent grad and Arizona State University.
-- -- -- -- -- And -- Ervin is a recent grad of Arizona State University I had to guess you -- on the left good morning gentlemen.
First of all the money I'll tell me about it -- -- capping your participation and I'll start with you Stephen.
I went last year when he and -- It was a very -- experienced serious so when I.
When I joined on this team.
Earlier this year in February that you're in January.
I immediately suggested that this is a perfect project for the American stop.
It's it's it's a great experiences -- it's great technology competition by -- Microsoft that's a really good interview and yeah.
They really -- to get the idea out.
Where did you go tell me about it Eric.
So that it is this you see Seattle.
Now as those a lot of Hamachi to see there is actually end -- -- -- -- we got to see you got to see some of the city gets as it seems that it's a very very good care costs.
And it takes a little bit about this experience just knowing that away from the technology side -- -- kind of -- part of -- -- hoping -- well.
It was a really great topics he and yes that's you instead he locked get the support of Microsoft and another great saints Q what's the -- here.
-- so many other students from around the United States were also trying to help people and it just amazing -- support.
You know knows competition it was amazing on CDs -- everybody -- appreciate -- -- ideas.
OK so -- I want to point out to everybody that.
There are and the past decade there been one point 65 million students representing a 190 countries.
And regions participating in the competition they received more than one point 75 million dollars in awards and prize funds.
The team flash flood created a real time flood recovery solution for families in need tell me about what was accomplished here.
So -- slash news.
It is access is a mobile application website and the idea is this that there's a lot of really good feeling goes -- from.
Hotels restaurants -- address.
Because it's not good to -- but because it's the sort of thing that would perish if it couldn't be donated really quickly.
It's -- doesn't makes it easy for restaurants to donate -- -- to refute directly to the communities where it's.
All right and do you what do you see just like implicated or is it just the big idea that never really sees the light of day.
I'm -- -- awaits you in corporation unit right now what we're Rolling Stones do 501 C three.
Margaret and Stephen has done a great job program -- the applications.
-- It is definitely gonna happen preceded.
Or whether or not -- -- action.
-- both finals where we're at it.
-- that's wonderful I've missed a -- to say implemented rather than implicated but but that's fascinating I think people always ask that question what you guys have come up with a fantastic idea.
Is it just about the competition.
I didn't see it that.
-- -- -- I think both it and what they are so well I took -- if it's anywhere.
An -- I guess when I heard the idea -- a perfect that the river.
Imagine how this group suggests that it's a great not be hopeless but -- -- -- idea let.
It's not why -- happy -- -- thing.
All right where we're having a little audio drop out but I really really want people to know about this it's called the imagine cup.
It's the tenth anniversary global competition to solve some of the world's greatest.
Problems you guys have worked on team flash food.
Created a real time -- recovery solution for families in need using web applications and Smartphones.
To coordinate same -- donation deliveries to families it would be a blessing to see this implemented.
-- -- said you're in the incorporation part of this.
Forming -- 50103.
C which is fascinating.
Stephen Eric and Jake thank you so very much for being on this morning and good luck to you when you find out if you -- So we're going to -- Cindy to compete in the worldwide finals in at the beginning of July so -- just look how did or didn't like an oral presentation are what are you there.
That's right so we we submit a video first I was sort of does little to decrease -- -- -- get there the first round presentations when -- that's all and that if advance will be -- up around these patients are in the house.
All right well all week do you guys if you tweeted me first -- -- tweets and let's get the word out and good luck to all of you if you had the Sydney.
Think you're gonna say yeah it's at Paris -- my Twitter handle -- -- guys.
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