We believe that when innovators come together with passion and purpose, amazing things can happen. Building on the momentum of the first hackathon in our series, we’re excited to welcome global developers to continue learning, building and growing in our next online challenge.
Leveraging the power of messaging, augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI), this time around, we invite you to create solutions that help build community and drive social impact.
Whether you bring to life an idea to connect friends and family using Messenger, an educational experience using Spark AR, or a natural language chatbot solution supporting businesses using Wit.ai, we’re excited to support you as you innovate for impact.
We’ll also be providing a free swag giveaway* to each team member from an eligible submission, as well as some amazing cash prizes and Oculus virtual reality headsets for the winning teams.
Facebook Hackathon AI
What to build: Use Wit.ai to build Natural Language experiences that can help people's lives.
As we see natural language extend experiences on connected devices, we encourage you to build solutions that connect people and drive greater productivity. Whether it’s local discovery, small businesses serving their neighborhoods, or learning a new skill with your friend - we believe the true potential of this platform is unlocked when we build new and engaging ways for our users to connect with products they love.
What to submit:
To register for the AI Hackathon Contest track, click on “register for this hackathon” on the contest page at www.fbai2.devpost.com.
Use Wit.ai to build Natural Language experiences that can help people's lives.
Judging/Security Check/Winners Announcement
Prizes for winning Individual, Org or Team:
All prizing subject to full Official Rules. Cash prizes are to be divided amongst the team members. Team members are responsible for distributing the cash amongst themselves. Oculus Quest devices, subject to availability, shipping restrictions and delays, and if unavailable may be replaced with an equivalent prize. Mode and method for delivery of all prizes, including electronic payment or other legal tender, scheduling and medium for virtual meeting with engineers at Sponsor’s discretion based on availability.
Disqualification: You may be disqualified from the AI Hackathon Contest and forfeit any prizes you may be eligible to receive if Facebook reasonably believes that you have not complied, or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the AI Hackathon Contest, in accordance with the 2020 Facebook Online Hackathon Series Terms.
Facebook Hackathon: Messaging
What to submit:
1. Demo video. Your video (hosted on Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku) should be around 2 minutes, include a demo of your working application via a step-by-step visual demo, and be available in English. Be sure to explain how the Facebook products used enhances the experience of your solution!
2. Access. A way to access your chatbot in one of the following ways:
3. Complete submission form. All required fields must be completed and submitted on Devpost BEFORE the deadline. Late entries will NOT be accepted.
Facebook Hackathon: AR
Spark AR helps creators imagine, build and share augmented reality experiences that reach the billions of people on Facebook and Instagram.
Whether you’re a beginner, using Spark AR templates and libraries to create your first effect, or an experienced pro, using customizations to build more interactive experiences — it’s time to put your imagination and creativity to the test.
We invite all creators to make and submit a Spark AR World Effect that helps enrich communities or supports a larger social good.
As always, you’ll have access to the Spark AR creator community, along with instructional tutorials and resources, to help you with your project. Several submissions will be selected to receive cash prizes and Oculus virtual reality headsets, and we’ll also be providing a free swag giveaway* to each team member from an eligible submission.
$7,000 in prizes
• $3,000 USD
• At least one 30-minute virtual meeting with a Facebook engineer
• Oculus Quest 64GB VR headset (ARV: $399 USD; 1 per individual, 4 max per Org or Team)
• $2,500 USD
• $1,500 USD
What to build: Using Spark AR Studio, create a World AR effect for Instagram. World effects layer AR experiences on surfaces, objects and people in your environment, and are viewable using the world-facing camera on your smartphone (not the self-facing camera). We can’t wait to see how you augment your world!
What to submit:
More Details Can be Found Here https://devpost.com/facebook
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