Mendix and IoT

At this year’s hackathon, teams were tested on the theme – Mendix and IoT. Teams had several IoT use cases to choose from, including an event app that leverages sensor data collected at Mendix World. To facilitate rapid connectivity and deployment, participants had access to the KPN LoRa Network, a long-range network for connecting low-energy, low-data devices, plus one-click deployment.

With experts on-hand to guide the process, each team of 2-3 participants were given 24 hours to build a working IoT app. (Using Mendix, that’s plenty of time!) With one-click deployment and a free cloud slot, they published their apps for the judges. Finalists then presented their app during the closing keynote where attendees voted for their favorite using the Mendix World event app.

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The Details

  • You’ll have 24 hours to build an app – from 12:00pm June 6th to 12:00pm June 7th.
  • We expect 20-25 teams to participate in two categories – professional and student.
  • Each team can have a maximum of 3 members.
  • The hackathon will be held in the Van Nelle Factory, the same location as Mendix World.
  • Food and sleep areas will be provided (along with music and fun).
  • Apps will be judged by a jury of experts who include Mendix founders, key partners and customers.
  • Finalists will present their app during the closing keynote to be voted on by all attendees.
  • Prizes will be awarded to our winners!
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