The 2020 AR/VR Africa Hackathon is here. Another opportunity to showcase African innovation with extended reality technologies.We are collaborating with global partners to host an online and offline Augmented and Virtual Reality Hackathon over 5 months.
The Hackathon will be held from the 1st of August, 2020 to the 6th of December, 2020. It will be held continent-wide online, with an offline finale taking place in Tunisia Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa. Registrations will be open to participants from the 1st of August, 2020 via this link
The registration will close at 11:59 pm on the 1st of November, 2020.The theme for the AR/VR Africa Hackathon is ‘Africa in Sight – Our Future in XR’ with teams tasked with building solutions across 5 verticals: Education, Healthcare (including Covid-19 responses), Tourism, Gaming, and Climate.The 2020 AR/VR Africa Hackathon will hold in two phases. The online learning and virtual challenges and the offline 48-hour grand finale. Upon registration, participants will be admitted to the AR/VR Africa Discord platform. There, they will have access to online learning materials, mentors, workshops, and masterclasses from global experts, and sponsored challenges from organizations. At the end of the online learning process, teams who have applied and qualified for the grand finale will also participate in an offline 48-hour hack.Over $20,000 (twenty thousand dollars) worth of prizes will be awarded during the hackathon. And there will be additional prizes from sponsored challenges.If you are interested in AR/VR, whatever was your domain of expertise, this is a great opportunity for you to develop your skills, make a good network, and live an unforgettable experience. Don’t miss the opportunity and register here