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Mozilla Virtual Reality Experience Challenge in Hyderabad



Hyderabad, recently ranked as the best city to live in India is becoming the best city to develop VR. Hyderabad tech community is working hard to grow VR/AR, WebVR & WebGL. VR Community meetups are already happening in Hyderabad, but Web VR was treated as an unimportant entity. 
 
Mozilla Hyderabad is coming up with a 24-hour overnight hackathon “Virtual Reality Experience Challenge | Aframe JS” on March 30-31 at Collab House.Mozilla Hyderabad is one of the very first communities in Hyderabad. Mozilla, a community of technologists, thinkers, and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web and Mozilla Hyderabad believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to individual growth and our collective future. 
 
Courtesy: Mozilla Hyderabad
The hackathon is to invite more developers and content creators to play with WebVR and A-Frame. A-Frame is a framework from Mozilla for building web virtual reality experiences. A-frame was released two years before in December 2015.

Exciting prizes are waiting for the winners. Here is the prize list.

1st Prize(₹2,00,000)
MSI GE63VR Raider-001 15.6″ Laptop + Oculus Rift VR Headset and Sensor

2nd Prize(₹80,000)
Pixel Phone + Daydream + Lenovo – Star Wars™: Jedi Challenges – AR Headset with Lightsaber Controller and Tracking Beacon – Black

3rd Prize(₹65,000)
Pixel Phone + Daydream

Special Mentions(₹15,000 each)(4 will be chosen)

Lenovo – Star Wars™: Jedi Challenges – AR Headset with Lightsaber Controller and Tracking Beacon – Black

The venue, Collab House is a coworking space well known as the intersection of technology, innovation, and community. It is the place where Startupers, Innovators, Makers, Hackers, Artist and other similar communities collaborate together.


Courtesy: aframe.io





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