iBeacon App Hack day for iOS developers

Are you an #IoT hacker passionate about beacons and iBeacon technology? If you're an iOS developer eager to solve real world problems using Internet of Things, this is the right event for you. 

Come, spend your day learning and building amazing location enabled apps with us. At the end of the day, the winners receive $1,000 worth of prizes! All participants receive a Beacon.

Our engineers are raring to teach you what they've learnt and we are excited to listen to your ideas. At the end of the hack day, the app you build and the beacon you use is yours! Yes, every participant gets to take home a beacon. We've stocked up enough beacons for any app that you may want to build.

Request an invite by filling your details here.

 

What do you get?

 

Prizes worth over $1,000 to be won in a single day!

The winning app will be chosen by the MobStac team. Please read the rules of the hack day below.

Every participant gets to take home a beacon!

Not to mention, the experience of playing with real beacons. There will be enough and more refreshments to keep you running the whole day.

 

Agenda:

 

0730 AM - Registration and Breakfast begins.

0800 AM - Tutorial Sessions Begin

0815 AM -  Working with Beacons and iOS CoreLocation framework - Session by Kshitij Deo, iOS Lead Engineer, MobStac

0920 AM - Break

0930 AM - Walkthrough of Beaconstac iOS SDK - Session by Garima Batra, Core Platform Engineer, MobStac

1030 AM - Session [TBC]

1130 AM - Lunch + Team Registration (Teams of 2)

1200 PM - Hack begins!

<Dinner served during the hack session>

0700 PM - Hack ends!

0715 PM - Demo begins

0915 PM - Demo ends

0945 PM - Results + Prizes

 

View full rules

Eligibility

What should you know?

 

  • You can register as an individual participant or bring a teammate along. 

  • While registering, please select quantity as 2, if you're registering as a team. Please note that each team will have exactly 2 members. 

  • Teams can comprise of 2 developers or one developer and a designer.

  • All teams must have at least one iOS developer, who has worked on an app that is available in the App Store (or pending approval).

  • If are registering as an individual developer, you can team up with other developers present at the hack day. 

  • The app that you mention in your registration form could be a hobby project published under your name or a professional app published by your employer/client in the App Store.

  • All developers must bring their own MacBooks with running Xcode 6 or above. You may not be able to participate in our sessions, otherwise.

  • Please bring along your provisioned iOS device (BLE-enabled) for testing your app.

  • Come fully charged up with loads of enthusiasm to geek out on the newest technology!

Judges

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Ravi Pratap
CTO, MobStac

Judging Criteria

  • Idea
  • UI and Design
  • Functionality
  • Demo quality