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Two hackathon skills challenges

last modified Mar 16, 2017 12:49 AM
Compete in the Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge or the GE Brilliant Hacks. Each competition carries up to $50,000 in prizes.

Two competitions for researchers with interest in smart devices and artificial intelligence


GE Brilliant Hacks

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GE is investing in the Brilliant Manufacturing Suite, powered by the Predix platform, to create software applications that can tell manufacturers how their plants are doing and thereby providing real-time data to decision makers.

GE Brilliant Hacks is challenging developers like you to build smart, connected Industrial Internet of Things apps that harness the power of the GE Brilliant Manufacturing data APIs and microservices. Build apps, product extensions, or data visualizations that provide deeper insight into the manufacturing process, enabling plant managers to predict, adapt, and react for maximum efficiency.

Submit your best ideas for apps, extensions, or data visualizations to solve manufacturing problems using the GE Brilliant Manufacturing Suite of APIs. The top 30 ideas will be selected to move on to the Build Round.

For more information visit the GE Brilliant Hacks website.

Deadline 27 March 2017.

Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge

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The voice activated "Alexa" can be a concierge, sous chef, fitness coach, personal shopper, and DJ — every time someone adds a new skill, Alexa gets a new ability.

Through the Alexa Skills Kit, a set of free, self-service, public APIs, developers can easily create new experiences for Alexa. This challenge is about creating unique new skills that make Alexa smarter.

Sign up for the Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge and help build the future of personal AI.

For more information visit the Amazon Alexa Skills Challenge website.

Deadline 9 May 2017.

Note that advertising these competitions does not imply that CamBridgeSens is endorsing the above products.

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