Urban Transportation Hackathon with DigitalLife@Daimler

October 24, 2018
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DigitalLife@Daimler along with LaCoMotion is putting on an urban transportation hackathon in efforts to create, innovate, and encourage the next world changing solutions! Designers, analysts, engineers, innovators are all welcome to come and work with experts from moovel, Mercedes-Benz and Daimler DigitalLife Strategy.

“The future of transportation needs you! Join our 24 hour hackathon to help define the integration of technology and the built environment. How do we shape our cities’ transportation systems to make them more safe, sustainable, accessible and equitable for all?”

WHEN: Nov. 16-17, 2018, with an optional webinar/meet & greet on Nov. 15.
WHERE: The Container Yard (800 E 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013)
WHO: Students can sign up as a team of 3-5, or as an individual and will be placed on a team.
FOOD: Meals and snacks will be provided throughout the whole event.

Applications are due by Nov. 14.

CHALLENGE DETAILS: We’re asking “How do we get to a future without traffic jams?” Our goal is to iterate on solutions that help better connect people to the places they love and to bridge the embedded transportation and mobile worlds. Create your ideas with some of the latest IoT hardware and access to back-end systems. We’ll supply you with an initial tool kit and mentorship to help jump-start ideas.

PRIZES: The grand prize is a trip (airfare, accommodations, and conference tickets) to the Tech Open Air Festival in Berlin in June 2019. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded. This is also an excellent opportunity to make connections with professionals from moovel, Digital Life at Daimler, and more.

Published on October 24th, 2018

Last updated on December 16th, 2020