The Digital Eyewear and Wearable Application Hackathon. 36 Hours. May 26-27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center - Produced by Augmate

The Augmented World Expo (AWE 2014) Wearables Hackathon produced by Augmate and sponsored by Epson & Arqetype, is coming to Santa Clara Convention Center Memorial Day Weekend: Monday, May 26th & Tuesday, May 27th. Teams from around the world are invited to come together and hack away on some of today’s latest Wearable devices. Judges will review the teams' hacks and choose the winners. 10 teams will be chosen to present in front of the group, and there will be prizes (spoiler alert: digital eyewear!).

The top Hack will be presented an Auggie Award at the AWE conference on May 28th at 7pm. Teams who complete their hacks at the Hackathon will receive an additional 70% discount off of the conference, as well as an opportunity to exhibit their creations in the Startup Alley at the AWE Expo.

The Hackathon is open for all at no cost. Please register to sign up for the hackathon and receive more information.

Available Hardware

Epson will have a handful of Moverio BT-200 units available to check out. 15 Vuzix M100's will be available to purchase at the event for a 50% discount (coupon code AWEHACK) by paying on their website $500 (note: use USPS shipping, even though the unit is hand delivered, ship costs $14.99 are reimbursed), you can also or pay via paypal@vuzix.com. Optinvent will provide 3 ORA-1 units, first come, first served. There will also be a couple Oculus Rift divices, as well as some Occipital Structure Sensors and Leap Motion devices to hack on. 

If you haven't signed up to become a Gooogle Glass explorer you may do so here. http://www.google.com/glass/start/

View full rules

Eligibility

Anyone attending the AWE Hacks 2014 is eligible to participate.

Requirements

You can build whatever you want involving wearable technology: websites, apps, or hardware (no soldering allowed). All code must be written during the hackathon - feel free to use open source libraries and APIs. Hacks are judged on creativity, technical difficulty, usefulness, and overall awesomeness.

Epson Moverio
https://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/jsp/Moverio/Home.do#tabs=1

Vuzix M100
http://www.vuzix.com/developer/

Google Glass
https://developers.google.com/glass/

Wikitude
http://www.wikitude.com/developer/documentation

Metaio
http://www.metaio.com/sdk/

On The Go Platforms
https://www.otgplatforms.com

WearScript
https://github.com/wearscript

Arpa Solutions
http://www.arpa-solutions.net

Catchoom
http://catchoom.com 

SoftKinetic
http://www.softkinetic.com

Occipital Structure Sensor
http://structure.io

Leap Motion
https://developer.leapmotion.com

 

Judges

Thomas Alt

Thomas Alt
CEO, Metaio

Bruno Uzzan

Bruno Uzzan
CEO, Total Immersion

Sean White

Sean White
Technologist in Residence, Greylock Partners

Dave Lorenzini

Dave Lorenzini
Founder, Glassware Foundry

Rob Manson

Rob Manson
CEO, buildAR

Brian Wassom

Brian Wassom
Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Patrick O'Shaughnessey

Patrick O'Shaughnessey
AR Developer, Patched Reality

Chris Grayson

Chris Grayson
Wearable Tech Startup Entrepreneur

Brian Mullins

Brian Mullins
CEO, Daqri

Steven Feiner

Steven Feiner
Professor, Columbia University

Martin Herdina

Martin Herdina
CEO, Wikitude

Kayvan Mirza

Kayvan Mirza
CEO, Optinvent

Trak Lord

Trak Lord
Head of Marketing @ Metaio

Judging Criteria

  • TBD

How to enter

It's simple! Just click on the Register for This Challenge button on the right and fill out the required fields and please fill out this form: Here