Worldwide Competition Seeks Solutions to Address Tech Issues Facing Humanity

 

June 15, 2016 -- 2016 Hackaday Prize Challenges Community of Designers, Engineers & Makers to ‘Build Something That Matters’

Worldwide Competition Seeks Solutions to Address Tech Issues Facing Humanity

March 14, 2016 --Supplyframe and Hackaday launch their third Hackaday Prize today, which challenges the international community of designers, engineers and makers to expand the frontiers of knowledge and engineering and “build something that matters.”

“The 2016 Hackaday prize poses some serious challenges for the Hackaday community. Based on the enormous success of projects submitted in 2014 and 2015, we know that this community can face these challenges and solve them creatively.”

-Sophi Kravitz, Director of Product  

This year the competition has evolved into a series of five design challenges that seek solutions to address technology issues facing humanity. The first challenge, which takes place March 14-April 25, focuses on concept designs for impactful projects. Entrants could choose to create a better radiation monitoring system, better calorimeter, open source instrumentation, digital logging scales or exercise trackers, to name a few ideas.

The Hackaday Prize competition continues through Octoberwith the following four themes: Anything Goes, Citizen Scientist, Automation and Assistive Technologies.Teaming up is encouraged through Hackaday.com’s global collaboration platform so that projects move forward at all hours of the day.

Last year’s Hackaday Prize asked for creative solutions to the global water crisis, pollution, climate change, food shortages and fossil fuel dependency, among others. The Grand Prize was awarded to a British team, who created Eyedriveomatic, a non-invasive method of adding eye-control to powered wheelchairs using inexpensive and easily adaptable hardware. Best Product winner Vinduino, which monitors soil moisture at different depths to determine when to irrigate and how much water is needed, has implications far beyond its winemaking roots. Click here to see all of the 2015 Hackaday Prize finalists.

Learn More at  goo.gl/F1yZ1T (Hackaday.io/prize)



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