UAE and Meta Hackathon to Close Registration Soon

  • Publish date: Monday، 13 June 2022
UAE and Meta Hackathon to Close Registration Soon
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 Registration for the first global Spark AR Hackathon Challenge, organised by Meta in collaboration with the UAE closes this week on 17th June.

The 'hackathon's' theme is "Tomorrow Today - What will the next decade bring?" will showcase creators and developers creativity and innovation. Participants will be challenged to use augmented reality to identify how modern technologies can improve various sectors, such as transportation.

Two key challenge tracks by Emirates Airline and Accenture will shape the hackathon. Participants will be tasked to create AR effects around the theme of "Mobility of Tomorrow" for Emirates Airline and "Opportunities of the Future" for Accenture.

The winners' creations will appear on the official social media accounts of Emirates Airline and Accenture. The participants will also get a chance to win cash prizes totalling more than $50,000, in addition to attending workshops hosted by Meta that will refine participants' skills in cooperation with the best-augmented reality developers worldwide.

The hackathon runs from 17th June to 1st July. Winners will be announced on 7th July.