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XBox Kinect Hackathon sponsored by Microsoft (Computer Visionaries 2014)

NOTE: Please RSVP on the Meetup site to let others know you plan on attending but you MUST register at the following URL:

Tickets are $10 and include meals provided by Microsoft. Tickets are limited to the first 150 people.

Developers, hackers, designers, entrepreneurs, roboticists, engineers, and anyone else interested in shaping the future of computing are invited to Computer Visionaries 2014. The new Kinect for Windows v2 has all new technology and an advanced SDK so you can build amazing projects that use gesture, body tracking, voice, and more to build games, business applications, usability software and other countless other applications

Competitors will be given the opportunity to present a business problem to all attending. Everyone who has an idea will be given 30 seconds to pitch to the audience. After presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to join any presenter and create a group or may choose to work on their own. Each group will have five minutes to present their solution to a panel of judges on Saturday night. First place wins: $500 in cash and up to five5 Kinect v2 sensors (one per team member). Additional prizes will be awarded to the top presenting teams, to each team presenting, and to each attendee. All registered attendees will be given Kinect v2 sample projects, source code and a thank you gift!

NOTE: Although we are not sponsoring or hosting this event, we are providing the information to our members as a courtesy since since Windows Phone dev uses .NET and WPF.

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  • Joyce Kay A.

    The Microsoft event was absolutely first-rate! Loved the fact that Microsoft even loaned equipment (Surface Pro and Kinect) to participants. Everyone had an opportunity to learn and to create.

    1 · July 20, 2014

  • MJMathias

    Dissapointed...travelling this day. :-(

    July 6, 2014

  • Continuing E.

    Still trying to get settled with new project. LOVE what you do, and looking forward to being more active with the group soon.

    July 5, 2014

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