Category Archives: Announcements

TADHack Countdown and the TADHack YouTube Channel

We’re nearly there! Just over one week to go and telecom application developers from around the world will gather to learn, share, code and create! TADHack is a global event with centers in Madrid, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, India, the US, and your own home (for remote entries). We have requests to run satellites next … Continue reading TADHack Countdown and the TADHack YouTube Channel

Mark Castleman, TADHack Mentor

Mark Castleman serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at Bell Labs, the storied, world class research organization of Alcatel-Lucent. Prior to Bell Labs, Mark was Founder and CEO of Vobi, Inc. pioneering contextual collaboration solutions for enterprise. Other roles and startups include Founder and CEO of PBX Central a hosted voice/PBX service provider for enterprise and … Continue reading Mark Castleman, TADHack Mentor

TADHack Satellite Malaysia by Celcom

Celcom is Malaysia’s first and foremost mobile telecommunications provider with almost 14 million customers. Established in 1988, it boasts the widest national 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks, covering over 98% of the population. Currently the country’s largest mobile broadband and corporate services provider, Celcom is now moving towards integrated multi-access and multimedia services, in … Continue reading TADHack Satellite Malaysia by Celcom

IIT RTC Lab Announces TADHack Chicago Satellite

The IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) Real-Time Communications Lab in the School of Applied Technology is excited to be hosting a Satellite event for the Telecom Application Developers Hackathon (TADHack ) from 9:00 AM Friday, June 6 to 11:30 AM Saturday, June 7 in the Idea Shop on IIT’s Main Campus. TADHack is a global … Continue reading IIT RTC Lab Announces TADHack Chicago Satellite

Google Sponsors TADHack

We’re pleased to announce that Google is the latest TADHack sponsor.  Their focus will be hacks using WebRTC. WebRTC is a free, open Web platform that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple JavaScript APIs. Their mission is to enable rich, high quality, RTC applications to be developed in the browser via simple JavaScript … Continue reading Google Sponsors TADHack

Newbies Guide to TADHack

If you’re new to TADHack, a newbie, this weblog is for you! Firstly, the sponsors making TADHack possible are: Apidaze, hSenid Mobile, Huawei, Nexmo, Oracle, Solaiemes, Telestax, Tropo, Truphone, Ubuntu / Canonical; technology partners Appery.io, Metaswitch and Voxbone.  Check out the developer resources, there’s lots of free stuff to play with, and on the TADHack weblog … Continue reading Newbies Guide to TADHack

Improve your Hackathon App by adding Voxbone services

Great news from our technology partner, Voxbone! They can help you make your Hackathon submission more complete by integrating a landline or mobile phone number (aka DID) into your application. This is what you will get: An online account with access to the full Voxbone feature set Free usage of two landline or mobile DIDs … Continue reading Improve your Hackathon App by adding Voxbone services

Huawei and Oracle Sponsor TADHack

      TADHack continues to grow, both Oracle Communications and Huawei, two of the largest technology providers in telecoms are sponsoring TADHack. Huawei and Oracle understand the critical need for telecom application developers in the emerging telecoms ecosystem.  Without such developers telco service innovation will continue to stifle, enterprises will continue to miss opportunities … Continue reading Huawei and Oracle Sponsor TADHack

Announcing Voxbone as TADHack Technology Partner

Voxbone is supporting TADHack as a technology partner. They are a critical technology behind several API providers such as 2600Hz, Plivo, Aculab Cloud and Deutsche Telekom’s Developer Garden. Voxbone is the market leader in providing worldwide geographical and toll-free telephone numbers (aka DIDs, Direct Inward Dialing). Voxbone enables cloud communications providers, global carriers and enterprises … Continue reading Announcing Voxbone as TADHack Technology Partner

Announcing Metaswitch as TADHack Technology Partner

Metaswitch is supporting TADHack as a technology partner. They are a critical technology behind several of the sponsors. Metaswitch is leading the change in communication networks to a cloud-based, software-centric future. They develop openly programmable communication software that runs on standard hardware or in virtualized environments. Metaswitch’s Project Clearwater is an open-source IMS (IP Multimedia … Continue reading Announcing Metaswitch as TADHack Technology Partner