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PerC Hacknight - $5K IN PRIZES

  • Jun 21, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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You can bring a fresh new idea or existing apps and code to the hackathon, but your prototype will be judged only on what you've built during the hack.

Note: you must have attended at least one of the workshops to be able to compete in the Hacknight.




  • 6pm Doors Open
  • 6:30pm Welcome Notes and Competition Overview
  • 7pm Project Pitches (1-2min per project), Team Formation and Registration
  • 8pm Coding Begins until closing (we are not staying overnight!)


  • 9am Doors Open
  • 10am Judges Interviews with teams
  • 5pm Coding Stops
  • 6pm Final Demos - 5min per team
  • 8pm Awards


$3k Grand Prize
$1k Most Innovative
$1k Best User Experience

--Technical Implementation of PerC features
--Effective User Experience
--Completion of objectives

We'll provide the following:

--Hardware support, i.e.Creative* Interactive Gesture Camera Kit, PC's, etc.
--Engineering support
--Food and beverages
--Support and Encouragement!



  • The target system must use a 2nd, 3rd or 4th Core Intel processor. (we have a limited amount of Ultrabooks to loan)
  • 500 MB Free hard disk space
  • Creative Interactive gesture camera (a limited amount will be available, but we guarantee one per team)
  • USB 2 or USB 3 Ports
  • Microsoft windows 8 or windows 7 OS 32bit or 64 bit
  • MS Visual Studio 2008 or 2010 with service pack or later versions

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  • Martin W.

    It was fun meeting all of you!

    1 · June 23, 2013

  • owen h.

    It was really cool, working with future tech is always great and seeing the ideas and creativity from the other people around here is just astounding!

    2 · June 22, 2013

  • Alec D.

    Still traveling. Many regrets I cannot attend. I'll do my best to keep up on PerC anyway.

    June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Reminder: If you are coming to the Hackathon, please go register at: Use the code 'hack4free' to hack for free!

    Registering on Eventbrite will help us make sure we have enough hardware and SDK's for everyone, so help us have a great night!

    June 17, 2013

  • owen h.

    I plan to be there!

    June 7, 2013

    • Vera H G.

      Great! fyi, make sure you sign up for the workshop preceding it which is next week in Santa Clara http://perchack.event...­ and ping me at vera@bemyapp dot com for a free hackathon entry. cheers!

      June 7, 2013

    • Amy L.

      I just signed up for the workshop, and sent you an email Vera, please check it.

      June 12, 2013

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