14 groups of finalists gathered yesterday at PA Consulting Group's Cambridge Technology Centre for the programming challenge awards ceremony to present their inventions to a "handpicked" judging panel. The finalists' ideas show the ingenuity of the next generation of Britain's technologists and inventors.
BBC Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones checks out finalists East Sheen Primary school's 'Pen Pi' project with fellow judges. The project is a modern approach to penfriends. By linking up to discarded keyboards and monitors, it enables primary schools in third-world countries to communicate in a more cost effective way.