MoDev Hackathon @ 2013 International CES Conference

That’s a wrap for 2013!

Much fun was had in Vegas and fortunately what happened in Vegas had legs in the form of cash and prizes. 32 teams started the day and at the end, 25 teams made it to the two minute demo.

The awards ceremony:

All winning presentations:

1st Place $4,000

Team: Technossus: Kevin Castle, Christopher Woolum, Jay Esguerra, Aurelio Agundez

App: “Travel Social” –  Select a destination and have social networks tell you all about where you are going and what’s popular.

2nd Place $2,500

Team: Liberty: Scott Motte, Dani Sparks, Gary Gosset

App: “Post it” – Actual custom postcards from wherever you travel done through an app that takes your photos and makes them into the postcard.

3rd Place $1,500

Team: Greg Buzcek

App: “Travelers Exchange” – A way for travelers to barter things and connect for a better travel experience.

 

1st Prize; One Xperia™ TL  + 1 Smart Watch + 1 Smart Wireless Headset pro to each team member

Winner: John Yung with the app “Test Flip”

 

2nd prize: 1 Smart Watch to each team member

Winner: Team Big Ben with the app “Virtual Hotel Tour”

Team members: Dale Wick, Stephen Sutherland, James McLain

Prizes offered: For best use of Facebook’s API

1st Place $1000 in Facebook Ad Credits & Unlocked iPhone 5
Winner: Team Casa Mila; Ruggero Scorcioni, Oscar Salguero, Sebatian Sandqvist
App: Ralley!

2nd Place $500 in Facebook Ad Credits & iPad mini
Team Angel Falls; Boris Polania, Mateo Fowler
App: We Trip

3rd Place $500 in Facebook Ad Credits & iPod touch
Team: Colloseum; Jason French, Marisela Rodriguez
App: CoffeeQuest

Prizes offered: The prizes (must use Kii Cloud to qualify) will be;

    1st Prize; $2000 cash plus 1 year of Kii Cloud at “Garage” level
    Team: Technossus: Kevin Castle, Christopher Woolum, Jay Esguerra, Aurelio Agundez

    App: “Travel Social”

    2nd prize: $1500 cash plus 6 months of Kii Cloud at “Garage” level
    Team: Casa Mila; Ruggero Scorcioni, Oscar Salguero, Sebatian Sandqvist
    App: Ralley!

    3rd prize; $1000 cash plus 3 months of Kii Cloud at “Garage” level
    Team: Code Chops; Mark Davis
    App: “Boots”

    Prizes offered:

    Top 3 Windows 8 apps: Each person on the winning teams will receive a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet. (32G with black touch cover.)

    Team: Code Chops; Mark Davis
    App: “Boots”

    Team: Technossus: Kevin Castle, Christopher Woolum, Jay Esguerra, Aurelio Agundez
    App: “Travel Social”

    Team: Jad Meouchy
    App: “Tour Trivia”

    Top 3 Windows Phone apps will win: Each person on the winning team will receive a Nokia Lumia 920.

    Team: Greg Buzcek
    App: “Travelers Exchange”

    Team: Space Needle
    App: “Travel it”

    Team: Luxor; Omar Barlas, Umar Mirza
    App: “Parking App”

    Congratulations to all our winners and all who participated. View all hackathon presentations here.

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