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    NXP backs NFC hackathon

    October 16th, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP is sponsoring a series of hackathons centred on NFC, Bluetooth Low Energy and RFID technologies. The first TrackHack event takes place from November 20-22 in London. “We want to see how people work with NFC, what the main issues are, how easy they find NFC designs, what other tools they may need and, of course, which simple applications they can create in only a few hours,” NXP told NFC World.

    NFC app wins €10,000

    December 4th, 2013

    An app that allows NFC wallet users to share information on the purchases they make as well as recommend promotions and businesses to other users has won the €10,000 (US$13,588) first prize in a hackathon organized by Spain’s CaixaBank. The Foobar team’s app “gives individuals a means of sharing their opinions, while it also includes a gamification system to attract users,” the bank says.

    Tapped to run NFC hackathons in three US cities

    October 4th, 2012

    Verizon, Samsung and Facebook are backing a series of NFC hackathons which are to take place in New York, Boston and San Francisco this month. The hackathons take place over separate weekends — the first is… More

    London NFC hackathon winners get funding

    March 27th, 2012

    Two of the twenty teams which took part in last weekend’s Isobar Create London NFC app development event have received kick-starter funding they will be able to use to turn their apps into commercial products. More

    O2 backs London NFC hackathon

    February 16th, 2012

    The third event in digital agency Isobar’s NFC hackathon series is to take place in London over the weekend of 24-25 March. Create London is sponsored by mobile network operator O2, is free to attend and offers participants the chance of winning a development fund kick-starter to help take their idea to market.

    Isobar takes NFC hackathon to SF

    November 8th, 2011

    Digital marketing agency Isobar is holding an NFC Hackathon in San Francisco later this month, to coincide with the Appnation III conference. The Create 32 event will follow a similar format to the Create 48 hackathon held in Boston in September and will start at 8am on November 30. Developers, hackers, and start-ups are invited to create new NFC applications in just 32 hours before demonstrating them to a judging panel.

    Devs produce nine new NFC apps at Boston hackathon

    September 27th, 2011

    Forty-three developers produced nine prototype NFC applications at Isobar’s 48-hour hackathon in Boston, including systems for ordering drinks in busy bars and an innovative car parking app. Paula Berger was there for NFC World… More

    Isobar to host NFC hackathon

    September 6th, 2011

    The digital marketing agency is inviting developers, programmers and hackers to take part in a 48-hour NFC ‘hackathon’ in Boston later this month.  More