7 months ago

AWS IoT App Challenge | Technical Discussion and Live Coding

Interactive live streaming event! Tomorrow, February 9, 1:00 pm ET (11:00 am PT)

Dive into a technical discussion on the current state of IoT and data analytics, and explore the winning submissions from the IoT App Challenge with Roger Barga, General Manager of Amazon Kinesis and Tara Walker, Senior Technial Evangelist, with an interactive live stream on www.twitch.tv/aws.

Get your questions answered, share your thoughts and chat with the Twitch community tomorrow at 1:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT. Click here for the event reminder and more information: https://www.twitch.tv/events/kq6CfY8oSlKUFsLoClKSfA.

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8 months ago

AWS IoT App Challenge | Winning Submissions

Join Tara Walker, AWS Senior Technical Evangelist and Roger Barga, General Manager of Amazon Kinesis, for a live technical discussion and review of the IoT App Challenge winners on Friday, February 9th at 1:00 pm ET (11:00 am PT).

Dive deep, ask questions, and get inspired for your next project in this Q&A style live stream on the AWS Twitch Channel.

For the event reminder please visit the Twitch page. For more information on resources for continuing your learning of Amazon Kinesis and AWS IoT, please visit us here.

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9 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the AWS IoT App Challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


10 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse the AWS IoT App Challenge submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


10 months ago

Thank you for your submission!

Hi Participants,

The AWS IoT App Challenge has officially closed. We want to thank you for participating. We look forward to reviewing your submissions. Winners will be announced December 15th @ 9am PST.

Good luck!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

12 hours till submission!

Hi Participants,

We cannot wait to review your submission! We want to remind you that you still have time to ask questions. Need any help? We encourage you to start a chat with us on Slack. 

Enter your submission today, November 16th by 5PM PST.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

24 hours to go!

Hi Participants,

We know you have worked hard to get to this point. There's 24 hours left till the submission deadline. Here's what to expect next...

Period Begins Ends
Submissions August 29 at 9:00am PDT November 16 at 5:00pm PST
Public Voting November 27 at 9:00am PST December 08 at 5:00pm PST
Judging November 27 at 9:00am PST December 08 at 5:00pm PST
Winners Announced   December 15 at 9:00am PST

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

The Reward!

Hi Participants,

The rewards for the winning submissions include a total prize pool of $10,000, an Amazon Echo, AWS Credits, and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet with AWS product team leaders and have your winning submission promoted by AWS.

Don't miss out on this opportunity and submit your awesome IoT app!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

The countdown begins! 5, 4, 3, 2,....

Hi Participants,

We are 5 days away from the submission deadline. Just a friendly reminder...

  1. Download sample code and customize it to build your app. No need to start from scratch.
  2. Watch the AWS IoT App Challenge Kick Off. We will walk you through developing a sample IoT app.
  3. Take advantage of additional resources including links to data simulators, public data sets, and blog posts that guide you through building IoT applications.

We are so exicited to see the cool apps you guys have created. Don't forget to submit by 5PM PST on November 16th!

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10 months ago

Need some last minute help?

Hi Participants,

We are so exicited to see what you can create with AWS IoT and Amazon Kinesis! Don't forget to use the following resources to help you move forward with your submission.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Live Coding with AWS - missed the webinar?

Hi Participants,

Need a quick refresher? Or missed the AWS IoT App Challenge webinar? Well, whatever the reason, we encourage you to check out the video. There's some great tips to help you build your app. We look forward to your submissions!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


12 months ago

Need more help? Register for an upcoming webinar on building IoT Apps.

Hi Participants,

Register for an upcoming webinar and learn more about building IoT apps using device data. We hope this webinar will help you submit your app for the AWS IoT App Challenge quickly.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


about 1 year ago

Updates! Sample Code, a Live Coding Video Tutorial & AWS Credits

Hi Participants,

We are looking forward to seeing the applications you create! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at aws-iotapp-challenge@amazon.com or ping us on the Slack channel.

Below are a few updates from the week:


1. Thanks for your patience while we corrected the issues we had with the AWS Credit registration page. This page is now available for those who have registered for the AWS IoT App Challenge. Cick here to register. You will need your AWS Account ID, DevPost Username and DevPost Portfolio URL in order to register, and your credit…

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about 1 year ago

We're live coding an IoT app on twitch.tv/aws!

Hi Everyone!

Join us tomorrow on twitch.tv/aws at 1:00pm PT to get a jump start on the AWS IoT App Challenge. We will live code a sample app and discuss tips and tricks for the challenge. We look forward to talking to you tomorrow and helping you with your submissions. Visit here to see the event page and sign up for a reminder on the broadcast.

For more information on the AWS Twitch Channel or to watch past episodes, visit aws.amazon.com/twitch.

 

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about 1 year ago

$25 AWS Credits to Help with Your Submission

Hi Participants,

As you may have noticed, we ran into a problem with the AWS Credits for the challenge. We're really sorry if this prevented you from getting started and we hope to have a solution by the end of the week. If you tried to get credits and were unable to or if you have any questions, please let us know by emailing us at aws-iotapp-challenge@amazon.com

We cannot wait to see what you can create with AWS IoT and Amazon Kinesis!

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about 1 year ago

Getting Started

Thanks for joining the AWS IoT App Challenge! You're officially registered now and we'll be sending you updates throughout the competition.

Get started building your project. Submissions are due November 16 at 5pm PT.

  1. Sign up for the tools. Create an AWS IoT Platform account on AWS and request $25 AWS Credits to apply toward Amazon Kinesis charges for your submission.
  2. Plan your attack. Visit the Resources page for documentation and additional resources.
  3. Get a head start. Fill out the basic fields on the application form and familiarize yourself with the submission requirements. This will give you a good idea of what you'll…

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