AEC Hackathon 3.6 - Austin

September 9-11, 2016

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Winners

Best Overall Project: Team Rate My Subs
Best Solves Big AEC Problem Project: Team Knockout
Best Use of City Data Project: Team Karmic Kallaborators
Best Use of Interactive Tech: Team Stressed
Best Coordination of City Services: Team AiR

sponsors

event sponsors

autodesk

Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

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bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Since 1898, they've completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents.

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city of austin

Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Austin is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated city in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest capital city after Phoenix, Arizona.

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galvanize

Galvanize is where you can become a developer, data scientist, data engineer, or build your tech startup with locations across the United States.

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ideabuilder

IDEAbuilder is a high-tech building company, brought to life through the inspiration and experience of homebuilders, fabricators, and technologists. They have brought proven technologies from around the globe to the United States, with the goal of revolutionizing the cost & quality structure of the home building industry.

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informa

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world.

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quantum interface

Quantum Interface's Quantum User Interface revolutionizes the user experience with responsive, exponentially faster scrolling, navigating, selecting and managing content. Designed to be universal, the dynamic predictive motion interface works with any device or system, regardless of the sensors installed or type of touch or touchless environment, and can be added to any application or operating system. The motion engine is implemented through our apps and SDK.

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community sponsors

cast

The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), focuses on research, education, and outreach related to geoinformatics and geomatics. Specific areas of research in these fields include GIS, geospatial analysis and modeling, high density survey, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, and geospatial data and model interoperability.

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euman

A Danish company that offers a technological platform and product portfolio of Wireless Information Services. These services are based on a time and location aware content brokerage system. While primarily aimed at the traffic and transport fields, the services are generic in order to enable the service providers to customize and integrate them into their own service portfolio.

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kreysler & associates

Kreysler & Associates has been leading the way in the use of composite materials in construction since its establishment in 1982. They have worked with internationally known artists, architects and engineers, using composite materials and advanced manufacturing techniques to address complex construction challenges.

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the digit group

The Digit Group is a powerfully exciting technology solutions company at the leading edge of developing innovative solutions for the health, safety and welfare of city assets, residents, visitors, workers and officials, commonly called Smart Cities.

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zbrella

ZBRELLA is a top-notch technology consulting firm focusing on the accounting, construction, and legal industries. We help our clients leverage the latest technology to increase efficiency and profits. From assessments to integration to implementation and beyond, ZBRELLA delivers excellence and puts tomorrow’s technologies in its client’s hands today.

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supporting organizations

Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance

The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) is the only global non-profit, member-based organization dedicated to widespread adoption of interoperable AR-enabled enterprise systems.

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austin coding academy

Tech is the chance for income stability in an age where non-technical jobs are in decline, and when there is no direct linear path to achieving technical proficiency, the risk for economic decline is high. To put it another way, when the barriers to obtaining a great coding education are high, we’re all in trouble. At Austin Coding Academy they’re demolishing those barriers, making it simpler, more affordable and more effective for people with no coding background to get into tech.

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builtworlds

BuiltWorlds is a place to engage researchers, businesses, and other stakeholders in a holistic effort to advance the Built Environment industry. Based in Chicago, BuiltWorlds is creating one collective community that investigates technology needs and trends, publishes research, reviews products and providers, and gives guidance to companies wading through the technology maze.

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de la peña & holiday llp

de la Peña & Holiday is a growing national full service litigation and transactional law firm with offices in San Francisco, Century City, and Tampa, Florida. Their talented lawyers are experienced in assisting businesses, insurance companies, construction companies, and individuals. They are particularly adept at handling complex matters with significant potential exposure, sensitive public relation issues, and national or world-wide consequences.

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digital fabrication network

The Digital Fabrication Network (dFab Net) is an international network comprised of digital fabricators; hardware and software suppliers; and professional designers, academics, and researchers, all working together to improve processes and accelerate digital fabrication.

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ieee

The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.

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the khronos group

The Khronos Group is a not for profit, member-funded consortium focused on the creation of royalty-free open standards for parallel computing, graphics and dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices.

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the shippan institute

The Shippan Institute is a not-for-profit that’s dedicated to events, training & research into Human-Computer Interfaces & Interactions. We run hackathons, fund research and play with the coolest toys possible.

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web3d consortium

The Web3D Consortium is a non-profit group open to industry, academic, government and individual members.  The Web3D Consortium is committed to the creation and deployment of open, royalty-free standards that enable the communication of real-time 3D across applications, networks, and XML web services.

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women who code austin

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