‘Seoul Hardware Hackathon - Top Maker’, an event in which S/W developers, H/W developers and others are gathered and will collaborate intensively on developing hardware-related ICT projects/services, is to be held in 21 Sept. 2019 ~ 22 Sept. 2019 at Makerspace G·Camp(www.g.camp) . The event, which is rooted from Silicon Valley, U.S., is a venue for participants to share ideas and knowledge on a specific topic within a set time, and to produce tangible results, including innovative services or products. *The word ‘Hackathon’ derived from two words, Hacker and Marathon.
Seoul Business Agency(SBA) announced on 26 Jul. (Friday) that it will organize the ‘Seoul Hardware Hackathon - Top Maker’ in 2019. Around 120 participants including hardware developers, SME entrepreneurs, students from engineering backgrounds and foreign developers will join in Seoul for the 1 nights and 2 days event.
Already many companies have been sponsoring ‘Hackathon’ with their own themes. At this event, SBA will host the event with TIZEN team, Sigma Delta Technologies, Dignsys, Simplatform, and The K System
Leading suppliers of Linux boards, IoT H/W platform, and cloud platform are all joined to support the event. By hosting ‘Seoul Hardware Hackathon-Top Maker’, SBA expects that it will be able to offer a great opportunity for Korean Hardware developers, Makers and domestic companies to experience the global technologies with real projects.
The ‘Seoul Hardware Hackathon’ will be held for one night and two days, on specific topics. Participants will develop hardware products and services with TIZEN, and/or IoT service cloud(s) such as Smart Things by Samsung, Nubison by Simplatform, and ThingsPark by The K System. Projects will be screened and winners with high grades will be awarded with cash and other prizes. In this year, the subject of the hackathon is 'Top makers, Make Things Customer Want.'
Application Submission for the Hackathon will begin in 14 Aug. 2019. More information and detailed schedule will be posted on the website (https://topmakereng.tistory.com or https://www.top-maker.com)
Chief of Makerspace G·Camp from SBA Mr. Kitae PARK said. “The Seoul Hardware Hackathon will be a great opportunity for young hardware developers to have a unique experience for hardware projects with superb platforms. We expect that the event will be significant venue for young developers who want to start an hardware startups or develop hardware services."
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