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Comcast NBCUniversal Hackathon - Miami 2018

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Telemundo Center

2350 NW 117th Place

Miami, FL 33182

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Comcast NBCUniversal is coming back to Miami for another amazing hackathon!

>> $10,000 Grand Prize, $5,000 for 1st runner up and $2,500 for second runner up!
>> Demo to Comcast NBCUniversal Execs
>> 24 hours of hacking
>> Awesome tech partners - Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and WIREWAX


Hackathon Challenge:

Leveraging emerging technology platforms and tools, NBCUniversal challenges you to deliver a compelling new experience, product or service that meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • Introduces innovative and exciting/differentiating ways to tell stories
  • Fosters deeper fan interaction and long-lasting connections
  • Promotes community engagement with our NBCUniversal brands and content

This is a free event, with projects focusing on exploring new ways to enhance the storytelling experience inspired by mobile AR, AI, Machine Learning, IoT, etc... Get your hands on platforms, APIs, SDKs and content from onsite tech partners.

>> Link to event website here.

Entrepreneurs, Designers, Software Developers and Makers – there is a spot for you at this hackathon!


Lots of tech partner and challenge prizes, including a $10,000 Grand Prize!




SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 3rd:

8:30am – Check-in

10:00am – Kickoff

10:30am - Technology Partner Announcements

11:00am – Idea Pitches and Team formation

11:30am – Lunch

12:00pm – Hacking begins!

6:00pm – Dinner

12:00am - Midnight snacks

Sunday, November 4th:

8:00am – Breakfast

12:00pm – Hacking ends!/Lunch

1:00pm – Demos and Judging

5:00pm - 7:00pm - Reception/Winners Annouced




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Media Labs is a technology incubator and accelerator for emerging technolgies that helps drive innovation for all NBCUniversal business units. We exploit emerging technologies to deliver richer experiences for our content consumers across broadast, cable, film, digital and guests in our theme parks and resorts.

We do this by identifying, developing and accelerating innovation in collaboration with technology startups, the global venture capital community and academic and research groups.

Our team is made up of strategic thinkers, hands-on developers and engineers, designers, and technology thought leaders.

Media Labs. The future is shaped here.

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