This VR Hackathon brings together the brightest minds interested in VR to develop innovative solutions.

Overview

This community driven event is focused on bringing together the brightest minds around San Francisco and the Bay 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.

We encourage entrants to bring their own hardware to work with. Thank you to our amazing sponsors, Microsoft, Web3D Consortium, EnfluxVR, Samsung, Nvidia, and AltspaceVR. Microsoft will be providing Hololenses, and Enflux will be providing EnfluxVR suits to develop full-body experiences.

What is the VR Hackathon?

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.

Where and When?

Microsoft Reactor, December 2-4

Schedule

Thursday
location: Razer's SF Office
18:30 VR Meetup / Mixer
19:15 Presentations
20:00 Networking
21:00 Adjourn

Friday
18:00 VR Meetup (Demos and presentations)
19:30 Program kick off (Presentations)
20:00 Hackathon Kickoff/Lightning Rounds/Team Formations
22:00 Adjourn

Saturday
9:00 Registration / Breakfast
10:00 Hackathon begins & Morning announcements
13:00 Lunch
19:00 Dinner
22:00 Adjourn for the evening

Sunday
9:00 Breakfast
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Hacking Concludes / Team Presentations & Judging
16:00 Winner announcements
16:15 Hacker Expo
18:00 Doors Close

View full rules

Prizes

$6,100 in prizes

2 Enflux suits + $400 cash

Best VR

Best AR

1 Enflux suit + $200 cash

Enflux T-shirts

Best Social VR

2nd Best Social VR

3rd best Social VR

Best Audio

2nd best Audio

3rd Best Audio

Best Web 3d

Best Looking

Best X3D

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Individuals, teams, and organizations.

Requirements

If you have project categories or sponsor prizes please send them to support@devpost.com. Include the name of your hackathon, the category name (e.g., sponsor prizes), all of the options, and indicate whether or not hackers can select one or multiple options.

Judges

Judging Criteria

  • Best VR Project of Show
  • Best Web-based VR Project
  • Best Looking VR Scene
  • Best Full Body VR Experience
  • Most Engaging Social VR Project
  • Best Samsung 360 VR Scene
  • Best VR Audio
  • Best AR Project of Show
  • People's Choice Award