sponsors

The AEC Hackathon community is very grateful to our event and community sponsors.

Here are the members of the AEC Hackathon family that help make every hackathon the very best. They are a key role to the weekend’s innovation and supporters of this next wave of Built Environment professional. What can we say, they’re awesome!

Community Sponsors

A big thanks to these companies that support the community for the entire year.

aquinas

Aquinas provides a next-generation training delivery system for optimizing engagement, retention and performance. We give you the tools to drive real outcomes and make your training content more powerful.

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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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bimobject

BIMobject® is a game changer for the construction industry.  Manufacturers use BIMobject® to promote and deliver their products directly into BIM processes enabling their products to be selected and generate a real improvement in sales.  Designers are able to freely download true digital objects to incorporate into their design modeling, visualizations, and simulations.

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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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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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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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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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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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martin bros.

We transform the Los Angeles skyline with iconic building projects and notable properties. Founded on a vision of accurate preplanning, collaboration and excellent service, Martin Bros. consistently delivers on complex endeavors.

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samsung internet

One Browser for all Samsung Galaxy devices. Samsung Internet for Android is a Simple, Fast, and Reliable web browser for your phone and tablet. It has replaced the Android Stock browser on Samsung Galaxy devices since 2012 to provide a browser highly optimized for our devices. With WebVR support, bio-metrics authentication for additional security, QR code reader, and more, Samsung Internet is continuously evolving to provide you with the best browsing experience.

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spiralconcepts

Founded in 2004 by a small group of social entrepreneurs, we have grown into a network of professionals that are passionate about working with innovative technologies to build a better future. Our specialists consist of experts in 3D, web, augmented reality, virtual reality, geospatial, and mobile technologies with decades of experience.

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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

These organizations support the AEC Hackathon community!

acm siggraph

A special interest group of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s first and largest computing society, ACM SIGGRAPH has evolved to become an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals who share an interest in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

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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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buildingSMART alliance

buildingSMART alliance is an international organization which aims to improve the exchange of information between software applications used in the construction industry. It has developed Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs) as a neutral and open specification for Building Information Models (BIM).

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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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national Iinstitute of building sciences

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States.

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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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silicon vikings

Silicon Vikings is a 30,000+ network headquartered in Silicon Valley that is a network of nodes with the mission of building a borderless community supporting Nordic and Baltic innovation and entrepreneurship in accordance with global best practices, with a close connection to Silicon Valley’s unique and leading innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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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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event sponsors

Members of the AEC Hackathon family that have sponsored and helped make it happen!

3d city hackathon

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3d systems

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720°

720° is a cloud based analytics solution for real-time collection and evaluation of indoor environmental quality data such as: air quality, thermal comfort and noise pollution.

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a-insinoorit

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aalto university

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addison treehouse

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ae partners

AE Partners started in its present form in 1998. It was founded by Aarni Heiskanen and Eija Merenmies. Since then we have served clients both in Finland and internationally. With our local and global partners we are able to provide flexibly and fast the services that our clients need.

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amazon

Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and the Echo—and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services.

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Arup

Arup is a British multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, UK which provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment.

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augumenta

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balfour beatty

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the beck group

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bentley

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bim&co

BIM&CO is a free, cloud based, collaborative platform where all digital modelling players can create, publish, contribute and use BIM objects from all over the world.

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the blue book

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bnbuilders

As an innovative leader in construction, BNBuilders is consistently at the forefront of new construction methodologies and best practices.

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bsi

BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (or BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom. BSI produces technical standards on a wide range of products and services, and also supplies certification and standards-related services to businesses.

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booz allen hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is an American management consulting firm headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, in Greater Washington, D.C., with 80 other offices around the globe.

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building & construction authority

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is an agency under the Ministry of National Development, championing the development of an excellent built environment for Singapore. “Built environment” refers to buildings, structures and infrastructure in our surroundings that provide the setting for the community’s activities.

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building connected

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cbre

CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors and occupiers.

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cisco

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational corporation technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment worldwide. It is the largest networking company in the world.

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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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city of helsinki

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cohab

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colossal order

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consortium for building energy innovation

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the cooper union

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CNDY Factory

The CNDY Factory is melting pot, a think tank and knowledge sharing network. It is funded by the CNDY Factory Studio Complex, a cutting edge digital media house, technology accelerator and 360 realtime events space located on Dexter in West Lake Union.

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create

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crossrail

Crossrail is a new railway for London and the south east. From improving journey times across London, to easing congestion and offering better connections, the new railway will provide easier, quicker and more direct travel opportunities across the capital.

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csi metro ny

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deloitte digital

Deloitte Digital is creating a new model for a new age—they’re a creative digital consultancy. That means they bring together all the creative and technology capabilities, business acumen, and industry insight needed to help transform their clients’ businesses. With their end-to-end capabilities, clients can bring them their biggest challenges, knowing Deloitte Digital has got what it takes to bring a new business vision to life with digital.

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digital disruption of industry

The Digital Disruption of Industry (DDI) -project studies the impacts of digitalization to the Finnish society through the lens of the industry.

drofus

Nosyko, who first developed dRofus as a commercial software, is the leading consultant company for hospital planning in Norway since 1970. dRofus is a planning and data management tool for the global building industry.

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e m8s

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eagle construction

A Virginia building company of craftsman, contractors and suppliers, many of whom have been with Eagle from its beginning that provide assurance that the work will be of excellent quality. The Eagle team of experienced professionals understands your home is a reflection of you and will try to accommodate your needs whenever possible.

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egnyte

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engineering news-record

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Epic Scan

Epic Scan is a premiere 3D laser scanning company that provides accurate documentation of existing conditions. Our team is comprised of the most experienced professionals in the industry. Our team has been all over the world, scanning for National Geographic, the History Channel and more. Although worldly travels are fun, we discovered the value our services provide for the A/E/C/O industry. A good portion of our time is spent working with architects, engineers, contractors and owners.

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facebook

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fieldlens

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finalcad

Mobile app and predictive analytics for construction. With offices in Paris and Singapore, FINALCAD brings BIM to the field, helping you save time, increase productivity and quality.

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fira

Fira is a young and innovative growth company in the construction industry, whose operating practices are changing the existing ways of thinking and acting in the field. For instance, Fira is involved in developing Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) model for Finnish public sector. Virtual design and construction (VDC) increases transparency, efficiency, and eliminates typical construction problems, like budget over runs and quality defects. Goal is to make IPD a well-known and widely used delivery method in Finland.

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freeform

FreeForm Solution Pte Ltd was established in 2003 and have been providing 3D technology solutions. Technology such as 3D Scanning, 3D Engineering Design & 3D Printing. We are a team of experienced professionals with engineering and design backgrounds. FreeForm Solution offers technology with our local partners from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei.

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futuraa studio

Futuraa Studio is a research led consultancy & trainer focused on computational design, digital tools, design technologies, and digital fabrication.

future cities catapult

The Future Cities Catapult is a UK Government supported centre for the advancement of smart cities.

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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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graphisoft

A subsidiary of Nemetschek, Graphisoft SE develops Building Information Modeling software products for architects, interior designers and planners, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary.

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harrell remodeling

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ignite vr

IGNITE VR commits to its mission to spread awareness of Virtual Reality technology and educate on the possibilities of using VR. We provide support services to people and companies who wants to learn about VR or wants to develop content or solutions in VR or plan events with a VR element.

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illinois institute of technology

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indooratlas

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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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innovate uk

Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.

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kierantimberlake

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knowledge transfer network

KTN is the UK's innovation network. It brings together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

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kuka

As a specialist in the field of robotics and automation technology, KUKA Robotics is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial robots.

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lassila & tikanoja

Lassila & Tikanoja is a service company that cooperates with its customers to transform our consumer society into an efficient recycling society.

launch dfw

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leap motion

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metaio

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microsoft

Microsoft is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

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mortenson construction

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mott macDonald

Mott MacDonald is a global management, engineering and development consultancy adding value for public and private clients on agenda-setting, next-generation projects worldwide. We use our ingenuity to save our customers money and time, reduce risks, increase efficiency, maximise sustainable outcomes and advance best practice.

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national building specification

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newforma

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oes construction pte

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onTarget

onTarget is a mobile and visual collaboration solution for the construction industry. OnTarget integrates, through in built capabilities and/or integrations with external applications, 3D models (design), project management (tasks, schedules, resources), document management (change orders, pictures, PDFs), and real-time communication. This provides a singular visual interface for the entire team for timely and efficient execution.

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onuma systems

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opendatasoft

Founded in 2011, OpenDataSoft develops a turnkey SaaS platform designed for smart and easy transformation of all types of data into innovative services (APIs, data visualizations, real-time monitoring). Our mission: make it easier for business users to publish, share and reuse data.

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oregon state university

Oregon State University is a coeducational, public research university in the northwest United States, located in Corvallis, Oregon.

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osvr

OSVR (Open Source Virtual Reality) is a movement founded to create a universal open source VR ecosystem for technologies across different brands and companies. Giving you the freedom to combine different brands of HMDs and Controllers to experience VR the way they want to.

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Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)

The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation is a statutory public / private nonprofit created in 1991 by the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington, the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

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pankow

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paradox interactive

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pcsg

In 2014 PCS, ECS and Earth to Ocean (E2O) came together to form PCSG. The Group delivers services internationally to help ensure the sustainability of their clients’ businesses in all respects – financial, social and environmental.

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cic penn state

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tango

Google's Tango Development Kit is equipped with technology that allows it to understand space and motion. Tango combines 3D motion tracking with depth sensing to give your mobile device the ability to know where it is and how it moves through space.

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proximi.io

Proximi.io is a unified API to all mobile positioning technologies. With Proximi.io platform you'll kick-start location-aware app development in minutes. Just connect your app to Proximi.io platform with our native Android and iOS SDKs or Cordova plugin, and give it a go.

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qualcomm vuforia

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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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quimby heavy industries

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rakli

RAKLI´s goal is to ensure that buildings and infrastructure serve the needs of their users, and that our built environment is functional and attractive. A functional living and operating environment increases competitiveness and welfare - and will give Finland an edge in international competition.

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razer

Razer Inc. is an American company founded by Min-Liang Tan, and Robert Krakoff and headquartered in Irvine, California, which specializes in products marketed specifically to gamers. Razer is dedicated to the creation and development of products such as gaming laptops, gaming tablet computer, various PC gaming peripherals, wearables and accessories.

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ril

RIL, founded in 1934, is an organisation for civil engineers with Master of Science degree and university students of civil engineering. RIL supports the development of building, urban planning and environmental technology and acts to preserve solid and durable building and maintenance traditions. RIL unites the most highly educated professionals in civil engineering to form a versatile network.

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rogers-o'brien construction

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rym oy

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samsung

Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean chaebol.

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siemens

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skanska

Skanska is a world leading project development and construction group.

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sketchup

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slush

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smartbuild asia

SmartBuild Asia has made it possible by bringing together construction companies and information technology specialists.  With a community of 37,700+ companies, a data base of 15,000+ construction projects and 2,000+ tenders gathered into a single construction portal, SmartBuild Asia is the leading company to help construction companies in Singapore increase their revenues.

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smartuse

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srv

SRV is an innovative construction company that provides end-to-end solutions and assumes customer-focused responsibility for the development, construction and commercialisation of projects. SRV operates in Finland in Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Turku, Tampere, Oulu, Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta, and Joensuu. It also operates in Russia and Estonia.

sweco

Sweco utilizes building information modeling BIM, in all phases of a building’s life cycle, from needs assessment to handover, use and maintenance. Design and commissioning are based on our own effective design methods that utilize LEAN principles and commissioning based on business information models. Sweco is active in developing their skills in design, modeling, simulations and virtual reality.

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tekla

Tekla Corporation is a software engineering corporation specializing in model-based software products for building, construction and infrastructure management.

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thingsee

Thingsee is the maker of Thingsee One, a smart developer device for Internet of Things (IoT) application and solution development. The device is designed for the easier and faster deployment of new IoT applications and services at a fraction of the current cost.

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trimble

Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions.

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uber

Uber Technologies Inc. is an American multinational online transportation network company. It develops, markets and operates the Uber mobile app, which allows consumers with smartphones to submit a trip request which is then routed to Uber drivers who use their own cars

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ucla aud

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uk green building council

The UK Green Building Council is a charity and membership organisation which campaigns for a sustainable built environment. UK-GBC has a diverse membership of more than 400 organisations spanning the entire built environment. The majority are from the private sector, but we also have public and third sector members.

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umbra

Umbra is on a mission to make it possible to display any 3D content in real time on any piece of hardware. Umbra’s solutions are the backbone of a wide range of 3D applications that are used by millions of people every day.

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u.s. department of energy

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unity

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university of oregon

The University of Oregon is a public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon. Founded in 1866, the institution's 295-acre campus is along the Willamette River.

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university of washington

At UW, the Center for Education and Research in Construction (CERC) develops responsive scholarship with broad impact on people and industry practices from project planning to operations. Alongside industry partners, CERC faculty and students champion construction education and applied research. Expertise is used to translate knowledge into excellent construction education and training that shape tomorrow’s cutting-edge construction professionals.

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Epic Games

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upcloud

UpCloud Ltd is a European cloud hosting company offering an hourly billed infrastructure-as-a-service for the most business critical customers. UpCloud is passionate about offering the most high performance servers with extremely redundant infrastructure to the most demanding customers. We take great pride in our work and are extremely humble of all the trust we receive in the form of business from all over the world.

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urban innovation centre

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vrcade

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vulume

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walter p moore

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wiley

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Why sponsor the AEC Hackathon?

Sponsoring an AEC Hackathon is more than just putting your money where your mouth is, it’s a way to become a change agent involved with upgrading the industry. If interested in being a sponsor for a local hackathon or becoming an AEC Hackathon Community Sponsor, contact us to learn more about sponsorship opportunities and get engaged. This is a great way to earn karma points and support an amazing community of built environment and tech innovators.