TADHack-mini Orlando delivered on our motto of TADHack is for Everyone! We had many first time hackers achieving impressive results. The diversity of people from students to business, from hardcore coders to newbies, delivered a freshness and uniqueness of telecom applications that everyone involved was proud to be part of. This weblog is just a very quick summary of the Orlando winners, much more will be added in the coming days. Some of the winners will be presenting at Enterprise Connect from 3-4 PM on Monday 27th March, see you there.
First prize winner ($3000) was Justin Haefner with his hack Elder Connected Care. Organize family and friends who are helping care for elder health needs along with ability to add in ad-hoc nurse for consult. Justin works for Medtronic, and over the weekend achieved a great hack and in-depth insight into the RingCentral platform. And will be attending Enterprise Connect – so if you meet him, don’t forget to congratulate him on his hack!
Second prize winner ($1000) was John Li and Ian Thomas with the hack Convergence. A service that helps you avoid giving personal information over the phone.
Third prize winner ($300) was Germán Goldenstein, Rafael Viscarra, and Fernando Vasquez with Telemergency Line. A service that provides Virtual assistment on emergency situations using Video chat and phone calls using a panic button as the entry point of the flow.
Flowroute winner ($1000) was Thomas Howe with Legal Aid. Extending social services through messaging to all stakeholders. This also received the Codefor Orlando t-shirt for its social impact.
Vidyo winners ($1000) were Bruno Alves, Shibli, and Jerry Reed from Valencia College with Whos_up. Video and text chat app, facilitates students in on-line classes communicating w/o sharing personal contact info. A great solution to a real problem they face.
Cisco Spark / Tropo Winners
Cisco Spark / Tropo Winner ($600) was Utku Yavuz and Janet Garcia with Translator Bot. A translator bot for a spark room, again solving a real problem Utku faces in his day to day work.
Cisco Spark / Tropo Winner ($300) were Bruno Alves, Shibli, and Jerry Reed from Valencia College with Whos_up. Video and text chat app, facilitates students in on-line classes communicating without sharing personal contact info.
Cisco Spark / Tropo Winner ($100) were John Li and Ian Thomas with PhoneWall. Get on demand access to phone numbers that route to your personal phone.
Telestax / Dialogic / DataArt
Telestax / Dialogic / DataArt winner ($400) was Mike Dauphinais with the remote entry BurBudy. An enhanced video conference alarm system.
Temasys Winner ($300) was Tshela Green with Sky5 Studio Live! A live recording studio using WebRTC. Tshela (Sheli) is a UCF Bootcamp graduate.
Temasys Winner ($300) was Genesis Barrios, and Benny with Two Player Hangman with an audio call.
Temasys Winner ($200) was Dale Ross with his team RossSquared and hack Vboard.me. An interactive classroom online with screen share, whiteboard, and live call.
Temasys Winner ($400) was Mike Dauphinais with the remote entry BurBudy. An enhanced video conference alarm system.
Well done to everyone who took part!