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Profound

First Place
Second Place
Third Place
People's Choice
Year:
2016
Category:
Senior
Zeb Barry, Reece Breebart, Kimberly D'Mello
Aquinas College

Profound is a wearable device that helps locate survivors after a human disaster using radio frequencies.

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