about 1 year ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the Finalists, Honorable Mentions, and Popular Choice winners.

Even though the this phase of the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow hackers.

And stay tuned for the Grand Prize winner announcement - coming in early July!


about 1 year ago

Finalists, Honorable Mentions, and Popular Choice Winners

Thanks for being a part of Samsung ARTIK’s Makers against Drought Challenge. We were amazed at the number of ideas received, and excited about the creative solutions brought forth to alleviate the water crisis, both in California and globally.

We’re sure you are all eager to know who the top finalists, honorable mentions and popular choice submissions are; The ARTIK team has selected the qualifying entries, and we will announce the results during the Samsung Developer Conference that takes place April 27-28 in San Francisco. We will also post the winners here on Devpost.

Once again, thanks for being a…

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about 1 year ago

Last call for votes

If you haven’t cast your vote yet for your favorite ARTIK water conservation project, there’s still time. The polls will remain open until 5pm PDT on April 22. Spread the word, and if you submitted a project, tell your friends & family to vote for you!

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


about 1 year ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Samsung ARTIK Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites -- polls close November 20th!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The Samsung ARTIK Challenge team


about 1 year ago

Final call: Submissions close on Friday!

Just a final shout-out that you have two days remaining in the Samsung ARTIK Makers Against Drought Challenge. Submissions are due April 1 before 5pm PDT. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


about 1 year ago

One week to go – the deadline is almost here!

Whew, it’s the home stretch! There’s only one week left to submit your drought-busting IoT ARTIK hack. Submissions are due April 1 before 5pm PDT. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you’re new to submitting a project on Devpost, or just need a refresher, we’ve got a handy step-by-step video guide to using the hackathon submission form.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


over 1 year ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

Hi, M.A.D. IoT hackers! There are two weeks left to build your water conservation solution with ARTIK.  

Submissions are due April 1 before 5pm PDT. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. You can also take our video tutorial on how to use the hackathon submission form.

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • In your project description, have you explained the features and functionality of your solution and how it could help solve the California…

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over 1 year ago

Makers Against Drought Challenge Submissions Due by April 1, 2016

For everyone competing in the Makers Against Drought (M.A.D.) Challenge, please remember to update to the latest version of the firmware for both the ARTIK 5 and ARTIK 10 boards. Please review the applicability of this update to the project you are building with ARTIK, and note that you should not update if you are using Temboo for your project.

To ensure that everyone competing in the contest has the time to make the most of these changes, we are extending the deadline for submission to the M.A.D. Challenge.

All entries to the contest are due no later than April

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almost 2 years ago

M.A.D. Update

Hello Makers,  

We are writing to let you know that the applicants for the Makers Against Drought (M.A.D.) challenge have been selected, and that the Samsung ARTIK team is emailing each person that applied. Please check your email – we hope you are one of the lucky participants going to the next phase!  

Selected entrants will receive Samsung ARTIK’s Beta release of the DevKit. Since these boards will have a later ship date than the Alpha Kits, the challenge timelines have been modified. Don’t worry – you’ll still have plenty of time to develop your project, and you…

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almost 2 years ago

Building solutions to California’s drought: Additional resources

Around the time the news broke about California’s water emergency, the New York Times ran an impressive graphic illustrating how many gallons of water are required to grow the Golden State produce, dairy, and meat products that we consume every day. The data is arresting — 42.5 gallons for three mandarin oranges, 86 gallons for less than two ounces of beef — so we took a look at the data sources the Times used to generate their report.

Turns out there’s a wellspring (forgive the pun) of information out there, so we wanted to share some tools we think you…

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about 2 years ago

ARTIK video tutorial

It's easier than you think to build smart hardware with ARTIK. In this video tutorial from Temboo, you'll learn how to build a smart water tank that calls you whenever the water level drops. It's a great watch, so don't miss it! You can find more ARTIK use cases at artik.io/inspiration.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.


about 2 years ago

Illustrating Califonia's water crisis

Looking for some inspiration? Samsung put together a great infographic about the drought and how you could use ARTIK to help:

California Water Crisis & ARTIK Infographic

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.


about 2 years ago

Important Date Change & Application Deadline Reminder

Hi IoT Makers!

Thanks for registering for the Makers Against Drought challenge! Just a reminder that the deadline to apply for the  Samsung ARTIK Alpha Developer Program (and your Samsung ARTIK Development Kit) is just around the corner - May 31, 2015. If you haven’t already, go ahead and submit your idea on www.artik.io.

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve received an overwhelming number of applications so far - way more than we expected.

This also means it will take us a while to go through all the requests we’ve received. We want to be fair and give everyone a full review, so we’re adjusting the…

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about 2 years ago

Sign up for your ARTIK Dev Kit

Thanks so much for joining us to solve the California water crisis and address global water consumption. Here’s how to get your ARTIK Developer Kit:

  1. Sign up for the ARTIK Alpha Developer program at artik.io and state in your application that you’re participating in our challenge.

  2. Along with your application, you’ll need to submit your ideas or ongoing projects that are clearly linked to stabilizing water consumption.

  3. ARTIK boards will be shipped to approved participants starting on May 30.

While you’re waiting to get your ARTIK, please take a minute to review the official rules. Thanks!

Questions?

We’re here…

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