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Wearables Hackathon at AWE

Wearables Hackathon


We have been invited by Augmate to participate for free in the AWE Wearable Hackathon.  The hackathon is free to attend and get into, and they will give you equipment to hack on if you don't have any.  The hackathon is around 36 Hours. 


May 26-27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center


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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.

Here’s a list of proposed hardware and software providers for the wearable hackathon: Google (Glass), Arqetype, Vuzix, Epson, Wikitude, Metaio, Catchoom, Meta, Softkinetic, ARPA Solutions,Leap Motion, Digital Ocean, and more.

Available Hardware


Epson will have a limited number of Moverio BT-200 units available to check out. 10 Vuzix M100's will be available to purchase at the event for a 25% discount. Optinvent will provide 3 ORA-1 units, first come, first served. There will also be a couple Oculus Rift divices and some Occipital Structure Sensors to hack on. 

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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

Vuzix M100

Google Glass


On The Go Platforms


Arpa Solutions



Occipital Structure Sensor





Augmate is the first wearable platform that accelerates the development of cloud-based digital eyewear applications. Our development environment allows us to build applications that integrate with enterprise backend services and a variety of API plug-ins. These capabilities enhance the user experience for the deskless workers that utilize our applications.




Seiko Epson Corporation, commonly known as Epson, is a Japanese electronics company and one of the world's largest manufacturers of computer printers, and information and imaging related equipment.




Arqetype uses data from sensors and APIs and from the things you see and hearto make decisions and provide context to your physical surroundings.


Augmented Reality World Expo 2014


Now in its 5th year, AWE is assembling the top innovators - from the hottest startups to Fortune 500 - to showcase the best solutions to make the world more interactive - featuring Augmented Reality, Wearable Computing, Digital Eyewear, Gesture and Sensors devices, and The Internet of Things. Join 2000 CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and high-level press.


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  • Marco

    Hey Guys,

    Join the FB group to add/find teammates:

    I'm looking for a team as well. I have an iOS device and MacBook but I'm down for learning and trying w/e

    May 26, 2014

  • Carl F.

    I'm looking to join a team to learn about GG/Android development or other. I am somewhat experienced in Python and Javascript, but mobile is new for me.

    May 26, 2014

  • Jack P.

    Is anybody heading down from the Berkeley area with room to spare?

    May 25, 2014

  • Zohar

    I'll join Amy's question. how is team formation working for individuals who want to attend but don't have a team?

    May 25, 2014

  • Amy L.

    Do we form a team there? :)

    May 25, 2014

  • Michael L.

    Comments here should only be posted by software engineers, job requirements should not be posted on BASE comments.

    May 23, 2014

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