NOTE: This is the page for HackRPI 2014. You can view the page for HackRPI 2015 here: http://hackrpi2015.devpost.com
HackRPI is the first intercollegiate hackathon hosted at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, completely organized and run by RPI students. We will be hosting 500 hackers from the Northeast and beyond for 24 hours. Students begin working on their hacks on sunday and have until Sunday afternoon to complete their hack. All final submissions must be made here, on ChallengePost before the end of hacking.
Hidden Categories (16)
Hundreds of smaller prizes including:
Solar powered phone chargers,
Laser Tag Games,
Newegg, Sparkfun, or Adafruit gift cards,
Retro Video Games + consoles,
Trampoline Park Tickets
Cloud Computing Credit,
Blue tooth speakers,
Humanitarian / Health
Nexus 7's Tablets
Brand new Fitbits.
480$ total of Sparkfun Credit split between the team.
Chromeboxe Desktops for the entire team!
Mobile Controllable Sphero's.
Video Game / Virtual Reality
Leap Motions + 20$ of Steam Credit for each team member
Best use of IBM products (2)
Bluetooth speaker with microphone
CommerceHub Favorite Web Hack
Nexus Tablet + Tour of offices at the SUNY Nano College
Best Hack Built With TI LaunchPad
Best use of Microsoft Technologies
2 Surface Pros and 3 Nokia Lumia 1520s.
Best Bose Hack (3)
1) Bose QC 20i noise cancelling in-ear headphones for the most creative use of the SoundTouch API
2) Beaglebone Black embedded development platform + accessories for the best embedded project
3) 2 Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth speakers for best runner up in either category
Bloomberg API Prize (2)
Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch, WASD Keyboard 150$ Gift Certificate
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
To be eligible, you must have confirmed an offer to attend, and then have shown up to the event.
Make your product, submit your hack to ChallengePost.
How to enter
Only current students in University or High School who have been accepted to HackRPI can make submissions.
Will be Announced Soon!