Category Archives: Announcements

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

Geeks Without Bounds an accelerator for humanitarian projects

TADHack is partnering with Geeks Without Bounds (GWOB) an accelerator for humanitarian projects. Below is a nice video that introduces GWOB.  We are fortunate to have leading the humanitarian development theme at TADHack Johnny “Diggz” Higgins an entrepreneur, musician, filmmaker and founder of Geeks Without Bounds.  On Twitter: @johnnydiggz. Humanitarian response is a long-standing community … Continue reading Geeks Without Bounds an accelerator for humanitarian projects

Ubuntu / Canonical is Latest TADHack Sponsor

Canonical have just confirmed as the latest TADHack (Telecom Application Developer Hackathon) sponsor. At TADSummit last year Maarten Ectors presented how Ubuntu and Juju Charms enable new telecom services to be launched in minutes; the presentations are here, and the video from the developer sessions is shown below.  At TADHack developers will be able to … Continue reading Ubuntu / Canonical is Latest TADHack Sponsor

Welcome to TADHack

TADHack (Telecom Application Developer Hackathon) is a global event, created and driven by the grassroots of the industry to help developers discover the latest ways to add communications to their application, services and business processes. And compete for $20k in prize money. It is unique because it brings together all relevant telecom application development tools … Continue reading Welcome to TADHack