Popular smartphone brand Oppo has come up with an international hackathon called OPPOHack 2022, which brings together a community of tech enthusiasts and innovators to tackle real-world problems through emerging technologies — Enhanced Visualization, Efficient Computation, and Unhindered Cross-device Connection. At OPPOHack 2022, organized in collaboration with hackathon-expert HackHub, you will explore more about the latest information on ColorOS, it said in a statement.
OPPOHack aims to create seamless interconnection between people and technology, with its vision to build a world that emphasizes user-centric ubiquitous service experience. Participants coming from different backgrounds and expertise will set sail in finding innovative solutions in unhindered cross-device connection as well as user-centric intelligent services in this hackathon catered to global technical talents, said the handset maker.
How to apply
The smartphone brand said OPPOHack is introducing a hybrid mode competition with 2 rounds of hackathons. The preliminary round of hackathon will not only be held offline in 2 co-host cities in the States, but will also accept online participation. Upon registration, participants will be asked to select 1 of the co-host hackathons which they will be joining, either in-person or virtually. The final round will be live online on all major streaming platforms. The official registration for the hackathon opened on May 23 at oppohack.com.
Oppo said, “As a participant, no matter where you are, our hybrid mode hackathon made joining the event easy. Through June to August, there are a series of tech garages that offer best-in-class concepts and skills you need to get started. For teams entering the final round, they will be getting first-hand developer resources and tools enabling them to create your dream project. Most of all, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, tech experts, and leaders in leading companies. In addition to a total cash prize of $40,000 USD, for winning projects, the chance to have your project invested and applied in the real-world is not just a dream.”
At OPPOHack 2022, participants will get a closer look at the latest updates on ColorOS 12, OPPO’s signature operating system with latest upgrades on design, connectivity, privacy and more. One highlight, as per OPPO, is the PC Connect, creating seamless interaction between your phone and computer. You can think of it as one brain across multiple screens, a step closer to ubiquity, it noted.
OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator
Apart from giving tech enthusiasts a chance to test their talent with OPPOHack 2022, OPPO has also launched the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator to discover and support proposals and startups to make real-world positive impact.
OPPOHack has joined with 12 universities, 20 incubators, and over 500 individuals around the globe, and is the hackathon to collaborate as well as compete to solve the interconnectivity problems of tomorrow.