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QEO Connected Home Challenge — United States


Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM (PST)

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Develop an app which allows everyday objects to communicate with each other in an innovative way


The Qeo challenge is a two month-long competition that will take place in Silicon Valley, Paris, and Berlin to select the best of the best connected devices hack.

Hackathon Teams

Raspberry Pi 
for all teams
Philips HUE LEDs
for winners



This is where it all begins!
Attend a free hands-on Workshop and Hacknight in Silicon Valley with Technicolor, learn about the newest Qeo technology and kick start your connected object hack! We'll have Raspberry Pi's and technical support to help you build the next big thing. This is a good chance to meet people and form a team. Not to mention all the gourmet food, dark beer, bean bags and games!

Hackathon Prize CES Trip

win a team trip to
in Las Vegas
all expenses paid




Continue polishing your project and take advantage of the Technicolor Incubator program in Palo Alto. Come and show your first prototype in front of the Judges on December 11th and compete for a chance to go to Las Vegas for CES.

Hackathon Cash Prize

Grand Prizes





$15,000 IN CASH

All teams that have entered the competition will be invited to showcase their final polished connected objects in front of judges for a second demo night and chance to win cash prizes and opportunity to become a Technicolor integrated partner.




Why build with Qeo?

Qeo is a universal language for simple, secure communication between devices and applications. It is designed to be open and future-proof. To make those ambitions achievable the framework introduces a number of principles that make it a robust IoT (Internet of Things) standardization. First and foremost Qeo provides a modern, data-centric pub/sub API that is not only easy to learn but is easy to master thanks to its built-in mechanisms to always find the most efficient path between devices, regardless of which physical network they are connected to. This data-centric API makes discovery, security, connectivity, and filtering a cinch. It turns the home network (and its associated remote devices such as the connected car, remote smartphones/tablets and cloud services) into a rich database of structured information. Any application can tap into that database and use it in ways that the data providers wouldn’t even be able to predict. In a nutshell, Qeo enables true intelligent interconnections between devices.


How can I get started with Qeo?

Qeo API YouTube Video

and you can also

Request access to the Qeo SDK


What platforms does Qeo support?

The Qeo SDK supports the following target platforms:


  • ARM
  • x86

With these supported languages:

  • Java
  • JavaScript


  • x86
  • RaspberryPi

With these supported languages:

  • C
  • JavaScript
    • Node.js


What are some example ideas?

  • Receive alerts of low temperatures in your house while you're away, and then be able to remotely turn the heater on to stop pipes from freezing
  • Check who is at the door when the door bell rings from the comfort of your tablet
  • Create an app which switches off the lights and turns on the heater to increase the room temperature when users start a movie with their set-top box

Since we're giving out Raspberry Pi to teams, you can use Node.js with the Raspberry Pi. We'll also have IP TV set-top boxes to use.

raspberry pi with android app

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When & Where

425 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM (PST)

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