Past Meetup

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Embedded Systems (DFW)

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15 people went

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NOTE: Please RSVP on the Meetup site to let others know you plan on attending but you MUST register on EventBrite to participate in the Hackathon.

From the Event website:

Have an app idea or need an app built for your business?

We Supply: Onsite, we will provide devices from SensorCon (, Wahoo (, and Pebble that you can string together for a more integrated view into your world. You can also build wearables from scratch ( with Arduino boards (, Arduino Lilypad boards (, or ARM/Freescale mbed boards (, then push your data into AT&T's M2X time-series data storage service for the Internet of Things. Invite your robot crazy friends, maker friends and DIY enthusiasts out to a weekend of making your world. Technical senseis will also be on site to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools.

Hackathon Event Schedule.
The following is a list of the weekends agenda:

February 21st

7PM - Kickoff event with dinner, networking, and developer dating which leads into idea pitches and team formation.

7:30PM - Lightning talks.

8:30PM - Idea pitches and team formation. Pitch your ideas and form teams or just start coding with your preformed teams.

12AM - End of the night. Go home, get some rest and come back the next day refreshed!

February 22nd

10AM - The challenge concludes with the final day of the hackathon. Finish the apps you've been working on all weekend and prepare to present your work. App submissions will be accepted throughout the day with a deadline of 6PM.

1PM - Lunch

6PM - Pencils down. Please sign up your teams to present via this link: Pitches start promptly at 6PM and are limited to three (3) minutes per team. No powerpoints unless you are only presenting an idea.


The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:

Best Mobile App Overall
1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team

Best Embedded Systems/M2M App Overall
1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team

Best Use of AT&T M2X API
1st Place - $500 in Gift Cards for the team