You’ve heard how TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2018 goes to be the largest, most bold Disrupt ever — and we’re critical. So critical, in truth, that we’re super-sizing the Hackathon, taking it on-line and making it international. 1000’s of the world’s most proficient builders, programmers, hackers and tech makers can take part and submit their hacks from wherever on the earth. The clock begins now — you’ve rather less than 6 weeks to construct your group and begin creating your initiatives — so join at the moment to get began.
We’re asking you to indicate us the way you’d creatively produce and apply expertise to unravel numerous challenges. Judges will evaluation all eligible submitted hacks and price them on a scale of 1-5 primarily based on the standard of the thought, technical implementation of the thought and the product’s potential influence. The 100 top-scoring groups will obtain as much as 5 Innovator Passes for his or her group to attend TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018.
Plus, the 30 highest-scoring groups will advance to the semi-finals, the place they get to demo their newly created product at Disrupt SF. From there, we’ll select 10 of these groups to pitch their hack on The Subsequent Stage in entrance of hundreds of Disrupt SF attendees. A type of 10 groups will win the $10,000 grand prize and be the first-ever TechCrunch Disrupt Digital Hackathon champ.
However that’s not all! We’ll even have some improbable sponsor contests already introduced from BYTON, TomTom and Viond:
What can AI do for you whereas on the transfer?
What’s going to individuals need to do in a automobile that has a 49” display and drives autonomously? How can we create an pleasing time with a car that’s in a position to talk with different autos on the highway or sensible metropolis infrastructure? We problem you to assume creatively and develop distinctive options to present individuals their “time to be” whereas on the transfer. Sensible agendas, suggestions and digital assistants are solely a number of the methods we’re fascinated with doing synthetic intelligence throughout the age of autonomy.
At BYTON we outline ourselves by giving prospects their “time to be” whereas in our vehicles by way of a novel consumer expertise, inside design, and autonomous driving. The BYTON Idea is designed to make expertise profit life, offering an pleasing time for individuals on the transfer. BYTON Life is the core of that have. It’s an open digital cloud platform that connects purposes, knowledge and sensible gadgets. When built-in with progressive human-vehicle interplay, it takes the clever expertise with the car to an entire new degree.
Sponsor Prizes: $5,000 and an invite to a BYTON Co-creation Occasion to fulfill the creators of BYTON Life can be awarded to the highest group that makes use of current expertise and APIs of their option to develop a novel and artistic answer. Awards for second prize can be $2,000 and third prize can be $1,000.
TomTom created the easy-to-use navigation system, some of the influential innovations of all time. Since then, our software program and navigation applied sciences have been powering lots of of tens of millions of purposes globally. From industry-leading location-based merchandise, mapmaking applied sciences, progressive apps and related automobile providers. We proceed to form the longer term, main the best way with autonomous driving, sensible mobility and smarter cities.
Location-based AR app on GitHub — Construct an augmented actuality (AR) software that demonstrates how the TomTom Maps APIs might be mixed with AR expertise to generate customized 3D worlds, allow location annotations or incorporate traffic-enabled instructions and journey occasions in purposes. The TomTom Maps APIs are already enabling builders to create location-aware purposes that may show maps and site visitors data, seek for areas and factors of curiosity and calculate traffic-aware routes and journey occasions. With this problem, we would like builders to reinforce their options by combining TomTom location expertise with AR expertise in a cell or net software. Creativity and innovation can be extremely valued and rewarded!
Sponsor Prize: $5,000.
Viond permits creatives, businesses and companies to create interactive 360° / VR experiences with drag-and-drop capabilities with out the necessity for VR programming abilities. Viond considerably reduces the hassle and price of making 360° /VR experiences offering creatives with the software and platform to discover this new medium.
Viond supplies an authoring software to create interactive 360° experiences. The authoring software might be downloaded on the Viond Hackathon web site and is on the market for Mac and PC. Experiences can then be revealed by way of the Viond Cloud to the Viond participant obtainable for iOS, Android and Oculus.
Sponsor Prize: First place: $1,000 US + 12-month Viond Enterprise license + the possibility to win the TechCrunch hackathon. Second Place: $500 US + 12-month Viond Skilled license. Third Place: $250 US + 12-month Viond Skilled license.
It’s free to take part in our digital hackathon and you’ll take part from wherever! So what are you ready for? Collect up a gaggle of your closest developer buddies and join at the moment!