Integrating Proximity Hardware Into Web Apps

 

 

LONDON
NOVEMBER 20-22, 2015

AUSTIN
MARCH 11-13, 2016

 

What’s Proximity ID Technology?

UHF RFID stands for Ultra High Frequency Radio Frequency Identification. BLE stands for Bluetooth Low Energy. NFC stands for Near Field Communication. They are the proximity ID technologies that are powering the new and disruptive Internet of Things.

Each can be used differently, mainly because of the proximity between devices needed to communicate. UHF RFID is great because tags are inexpensive and never die. BLE has a range of about 50 feet. NFC requires devices to be very close, almost touching, to communicate. This makes NFC great for when you want communication to be activated by touch, and BLE fantastic for exchanging information once devices are nearby. These basic functions can enable awesome micro-location applications like indoor navigation or keyless entry.


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Why Are We Doing This?

To demystify enterprise-grade asset tracking hardware for mobile and web developers.


What Will You Hack?

Security

Security

From secure transactions to the security of things.

Gaming

Gaming

Enrich games to take them beyond the digital world and into the physical realm

Marketing / Advertising

Marketing / Advertising

Build new ways brands can engage their customers when it is most valuable — at the point of decision.

Payments

Payments

Enable more relevant ways to pay for goods and services.

Social

Social

Enhance, alter, and establish social interactions.

Track and Trace

Track and Trace

Asset tracking, enterprise visibility, supply chain management ie., from manufacturing to the in-store customer experience.

What Do You Get?

1st Place

$5000

2nd Place

$3500

3rd Place

$1500

And, you get some delicious eats all weekend and awesome goodies from our sponsors.


Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Association Sponsors

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Host Organizations

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Organizers

The AccelerateNFC program is a mentor-driven, mentor-funded idea incubator/success accelerator for high potential companies focused on near field communication (NFC).

Ten years from now there will be 50 billion connected devices. Flomio’s platform empowers developers to create applications that bridging the gap between the real world and the web. The future is ubiquitous connectivity. The future is Flomio.


Judges

Mark Robinton is Director of Business Development and Strategic Innovation for HID Global.

Mark Robinton

Judge
Richard Grundy of Flomio brings 13 years R&D experience implementing NFC and RFID projects in excess of $100,000,000 for the DoD, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and first responders market.

Richard Grundy

Judge
Robert P. Sabella, founder of NFC Bootcamp™ and AccelerateNFC™, is considered one of the most innovative leaders in developing and bringing new technologies to market.

Robert Sabella

Judge
Mikhail Damiani is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Blue Bite. Mikhail directs all aspects of Blue Bite’s business and operations and has spearheaded the Company’s NFC efforts with its mTAG® Platform.

Mikhail Damiani

Judge
Michael Neurohr, Product Manager at NXP. He is responsible for the NFC Reader Library as well as documentation and software packages for EXPLORE NFC, the first NFC expansion board for Raspberry Pi.

Michael Neurohr

Judge
Laurence Gizzi works as a technology consultant for NEC. Laurence has been involved in a number of industry consortia, including the NFC Forum, where he chairs the CPWG (Compliance Program Working Group), the NFC Devices Working Group.

Laurence Gizzi

Judge
Eamonn Carey is an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, where he helps to scout teams for the program and mentor them during it. He's also a board member at Lingvist, and an advisor to Kiip, Brandwatch, Sorry as a Service and many others.

Eamonn Carey

Judge
Chuck Sabin is responsible for Business Strategy and Planning at the Bluetooth SIG, working with the Bluetooth Execs, the Board and member companies to influence and drive development of strategic business priorities for the Bluetooth SIG.

Chuck Sabin

Judge
Tom Wesselman, Plantronics' Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture, connects product capabilities to the world. He defines and builds services for wearable tech, and works with partners/developers to integrate them into apps people use.

Tom Wesselman

Judge
Lisa Gundlach is the Director of Marketing at the NFC Forum, where she works with member companies to create programs that educate enterprises, service providers, and developers about the benefits of NFC technology with the goal of increasing NFC adoption.

Lisa Gundlach

Judge
Bryan Berezdivin is Director of Technical Marketing at Impinj, the leading provider of RAIN RFID solutions. He and his team of ninjas work with partners/developers to integrate RAIN RFID products, services and data into apps, platforms used every day.

Bryan Berezdivin

Judge
 

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