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Google Home Hackathon

a four hour venture

Friday, March 9th 2018 in Cologne @ hack.institute open.lab

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After the great Android Wear and Amazon Alexa expierence it's time to hack #googlehome!

What you can expect

Invent and develop with other new ideas for Google Home (or the Google Assistant). Implement your ideas as rapid prototyp within four hours. you can join other teams with great ideas as well as pitch your own ideas at the beginning of the hackathon.

Google Home Actions can be developed with any (backend-) programming language. We will start the hackathon with an introduction which will enable you to develop your first skill. Also non developers are invited to pitch their Ideas and Concepts and get part of this venture.

Everything is possible

Adopt your existing app or create something new. For example, connect Google Home with a Smart Home device, your own existing API, an API from one of our event partner or you some open data. Be creative!

With the pleasure of our sponsors we can provide enought test devices and other hardware to play.

You need more inspiration? Checkout the latest hackathons like the iBeacon or Connected Car hackathon.

Schedule

We open the doors for you at the hack.institute open hack.lab at 2 pm and start the hackathon at 3 pm with some great talks about the opportunities. Get some inspiration before you start your 4 hour venture.

14:00 Doors open, meet people, time to kicker, first beer
15:00 Kickoff Hackthon
15:30 Vision talk: tbd
16:00 Tech talk: Google on Actions (Google Home / Assistant SDK) introduction, tbd
16:30 Pitch your ideas, create or join a team
17:00 Start hackin’
21:00 Finish hackin’ incl. some slides. Present your results!
22:00 Winners will be announced.
  Get some more drinks on spot

Speakers

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Mentors

So that you can focus on the implementation of an idea, we are happy to have some developers which will help you with troubleshooting.

Tim Kahle

Tim Kahle
Voice-Assistant Developer, VUI Enthusiast and Co-Founder of 169labs.

Thomas Richter

Thomas Richter
Developer and Co-Founder of bots.cologne

Jan Kus

Jan Kus
Fullstack Developer and Co-Founder of Railslove and hack.institute

Alexander Speckmann

Alexander Speckmann
Consultant and Design Thinking Specialist at hack.institute

Location

hack.institute open hack.lab, Neue Weyerstr. 2, 50676 Köln

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We are happy to announce different prizes from our Sponsors:

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Jury

We are looking forward to our top-notch jury:

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Sponsors

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Organized by

Jan Kus

Jan Kus
Fullstack Developer and Co-Founder of Railslove and hack.institute

Sophia Grazdanow

Sophia Grazdanow
Community Manager at hack.institute

Alexander Speckmann

Alexander Speckmann
Consultant and Design Thinking Specialist at hack.institute

Nadja Eminoğlu-Leuci

Nadja Eminoğlu-Leuci
Project assistant and photographer at hack.institute.

Thomas Richter

Thomas Richter
Developer and Co-Founder of bots.cologne

Christoph Jerolimov

Christoph Jerolimov
Developer and Co-Founder of bots.cologne and mobile.cologne

Tim Kahle

Tim Kahle
Voice-Assistant Developer, VUI Enthusiast and Co-Founder of 169labs.

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