Seattle 5 – April 21-23, 2017

The Seattle VR Hackathon is an opportunity to learn about Virtual Reality and other immersive technologies, to meet new people, and to get hands-on experience with VR design and development.

The Hackathon was hosted at the University of Washington’s Center for Education and Research in Construction, over the weekend of April 21-23, 2017. A full house of 180 hackers participated in the event, as well as around 200 guests.

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To see how the hackathon went, check out these links:

Winners

Passenger Experience for Air Travelers HoloFlight
Best of Show GearRunner
Best Visual Design Planetary Pool VR
Best Use of Sound Octopoculus Max
Best Technical Achievement Norse
Best Interaction Design Circuit Sandbox
Prize for Novelty MissileMania

Judges

Daryle Conners

Creative Director, Virtual Therapeutics

Dave Curry

VP Emerging Trends & Tech, POP

Kim Voynar

Co-founder and Chief Imaginator, Wondertek Labs

Lisa Weeks

Brand Engagemancer, Hashbang Games

Pete Moss

VR/AR/XR Engineer and Co-Founder, Giant Cranium

Richard Bailey

Founder, Margrave Technologies

Sponsors

Viro Media
UW
AT&T
Boeing
HTC Vive
MS Hololens
 
Pluto VR
 

Organizers

Eva Hoerth

Developer EVAngelist, VREAL

Greg Howes

CEO, IdeaBuilder
Chairman, Digital Fabrication Network

Heather Zweig

Operations Manager, Pluto VR

Karl Spang

Independent Digital Entertainment Product Marketing/Program Manager

Trond Nilsen

Director of Development, Virtual Therapeutics
Ambassador, Virtual World Society