VR Hackathon will be held 2-4 June 2017 at the Brisbane Powerhouse 119 Lamington Street, New Farm QLD 4005 AUSTRALIA. VR hackathon in Brisbane is co-organized by CSIRO Data61 and Brisbane ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter. This is a cost free event preceding the Web3D 2017 Conference June 5-7, 2017.
The VR Hackathon provides an exploratory environment where disruption, innovation, and creative ideas are brought to life. It looks to bring together crowd sourced knowledge for the advancement of virtual reality and complementary technologies. This community driven event is focused on bringing together the brightest minds around Brisbane area interested in virtual reality and related technologies to develop innovative hardware and software solutions, have fun, and help build out the future of immersive technologies. This year to promote the use of immersive technologies in real world, VR Hackathon will include industry specific challenges: Future Factories, Smarter Mining, Disaster Resilience, Safe UAVs, Wearable Sensors, Talking Roads, Smart Farm and more.
Check out our previous VR Hackathon
Schedule: Friday: 5:30 PM – Midnight Saturday: 7:30 AM – Midnight Sunday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Following will be posted after the Hackathon
Prizes will include a FOVE headset, GearVR and Daydream headsets, a one-year membership to Creative Enterprize Australia, and t-shirts. Categories will cover:
|Best VR Experience|
|Best use of X3D|
|Best Artistic Experience|
|Best Audio Experience|
|Best Social Experience|
|Best GearVR Experience|
|Natural Resources Award|