The challenge of the 24-hour IoT and AI Hackathon is to re-imagine the retail and consumer payments expereince by building on MATRIX Creators and integrating Visa APIs.
Each group will receive a kit with two (2) of the following items:
- MATRIX Creator
- Raspberry Pi 3
- Raspberry Pi Camera V2
- 32GB Micro SD Card
- 5V 2.5A Power Supply
Staff from Visa and MATRIX Labs will be present throughout the day for answering questions. They will also lead morning and afternoon training sessions on how to work with the Visa API and the MATRIX Creator.
Judges will walk around the room and do a one on one judging of each groups project. The judging sheet will be released closer to the date of the hackathon. The six (6) highest rated groups will move on to round two.
Judges will perform a code inspection prior to the final judging which will count towards the groups score. At the final judging the groups will present their projects in front of the panel of judges and all the attendees of the hackathon. The judges will then deliberate and announce the winners.
1st Place: $5,000
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $2,000
*Prizes will be awarded to the group to be split between its individual members as the group sees fit.