Internet of Things

Join SIGFOX for a hackathon on IoT and Smart City

On November 20-22, join SIGFOX for a hackathon at the nexus of IoT and Smart City. This hackathon will enable developers and makers to make the most out of SIGFOX’s IoT network.

Earlier in October, the City of San Francisco and SIGFOX announced the roll out of a dedicated IoT network that will provide low-cost, energy-efficient and 2-way connectivity for smart city programs, as well as for businesses in multiple verticals. San Francisco is the first of 10 U.S. cities in which SIGFOX will deploy its network by Q1 2016. SIGFOX, whose technology is already FCC certified, is currently operating or being deployed in 10 European countries and registers over 5 million objects in its network.

Sponsored by the City of San Francisco, Texas Instrument and Accenture, this hackathon aims to foster innovative smart city solutions leveraging SIGFOX’s cellular network for connected devices.

To allow all the developers and makers to play, sponsors will give all participants a TI development kit (launchpad and boosterpack), a lot of sensors, free subscriptions to the new SIGFOX IoT network (public LPWAN) and plenty of food and support.

At the end of the hackathon, 4 prizes will be distributed for a total of $25k: best startup project, best social project, best artistic project, best technical project.

To participate to this hackathon for free, you can register on Eventbrite

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