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About the IoT Developer Challenge

IoT Developer Challenge

This challenge rewards developers who create applications using Java Embedded with devices, boards and other IoT technologies. Submissions are accepted until May 30th, 2014 at 7:30pm PT

How to Enter

  • Create a well-implemented, innovative and useful application using Java Embedded with devices, boards or other IoT technologies.
  • Fill out in English the Challenge Entry Requirements form.
  • Submit a video and the code of a working project.

Judging Criteria

The entries will be judged based on its implementation, innovation and usefulness.
  • Quality: a well-implemented project with working code and using Oracle Java Embedded with computer boards, devices or IoT Technologies
  • Innovation: a new and innovative way of using Java Embedded
  • Usefulness: a project that meets a business need

The Prizes

There are two categories: professional and student. The professional category is the default one.
In the professional category: Three teams will win a trip to JavaOne. Three members of the winning teams will receive a JavaOne 2014 pass plus flight and hotel (for up to $2,000). (Note that meals and other expenses will not be reimbursed.)
In the student category:
  • 1st place: three members of winning student team will each receive a JavaOne 2014 pass + flight and hotel during JavaOne 2014 for up to $2,000 USD. (Note that meals and other expenses will not be reimbursed)
  • 2nd place: three members of the winning team will each receive one laptop computer and one Oracle certificate exam voucher for a total value of $1,500 USD.
  • 3rd place: three members of the winning team will each receive one laptop computer and one Oracle certificate exam voucher for a total value of $1,300 USD

Get Started Training!

Attend a live session on Java Embedded and Raspberry Pi or other boards. Anyone can attend for free. Register today for a chance to win a Raspberry Pi Starter Bundle!

Key Dates

Submissions begin March 3rd, 2014
Submission deadline is May 30th, 2014
Winners announced June 30th, 2014
JavaOne 2014 from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, 2014











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