VUZIX BLADE® APP DEVELOPMENT CONTEST
Imagine being connected, sharing photos and videos, and using navigation, gaming and many other applications all while your phone stays in your pocket.
This isn’t a vision, it’s reality – offered by the Vuzix Blade® augmented reality (AR) smart glasses. Simply put, they make day-to-day life easier. Way easier.
The Vuzix Blade® represents the next evolutionary step in digital innovation. Today’s smart glasses can improve life / work settings – everywhere from jogging to yoga, from operating rooms to warehouses – the Vuzix Blade® is ready to enhance the lives of everyone.
The Vuzix Blade® is also AI capable and even supports voice assistance with fully integrated support for applications like Amazon Alexa.
Now we’re calling on all developers to create innovative new app experiences that can be delivered on the Vuzix Blade®. We want you to create an app that leverages the Vuzix Blade’s® staggering capabilities.
In addition to potentially winning cash prizes, if selected, your app creation will be prominently featured in the Vuzix App Store.
THREE CATEGORIES TO ENTER AND WIN
- Personal – apps that enhance an individual’s day-to-day activities, lifestyle, leisure, fitness, health, wellness, etc. Examples include jogging and yoga guides.
- Business– apps that streamline processes and/or contribute to workplace productivity, including making it easier for workers to do their job or complete work-related specific tasks.
- Gaming & Entertainment – apps that create a fun, interesting and/or engaging gaming or entertainment experience.
$110,000 in prizes
$110,000 IN PRIZES, WITH A GRAND PRIZE OF $50,000
The winners will be rewarded with cash prizes. A total of $110,000 will be awarded among seven winners: one grand prize winner will receive $50,000, the best entry in each of the three categories will receive $15,000 each, and the runners-up in each of the three categories will receive $5,000 each. A panel of judges from Vuzix, Verizon and other industry partners will be responsible for selecting the winners.
REIMBURSEMENT OF THE COST OF YOUR VUZIX BLADE®!
Plus, every app entry that works on the Vuzix Blade® and meets the minimum requirements will be considered by our panel of judges for honorable mention designation entitling the developer to reimbursement of the purchase price of a Vuzix Blade® (proof of purchase required, other restrictions apply). Honorable mention will be given to apps that make a substantive contribution to the Vuzix Blade® ecosystem with a novel, useful or otherwise compelling app having an achievable path to commercialization or widespread adoption by users.
For the full contest details, including submission requirements, judging criteria and FAQs, register today via the “Enroll Now” button. To know more about the contest, send an email to ContestHelp@vuzix.com or call Support or for access to a real-time support forum you can join our dedicated Slack channel. Note that Slack channel is by invite only, please contact us to gain access to this dedicated support forum.
Vuzix Corporation's Partner & Sponsors
Vuzix is a global leader and American multinational technology company that develops and manufactures wearable augmented reality (AR) display technology. Learn more about us at vuzix.com.
Verizon is an American telecommunications company that offers wireless products and services, including wearable devices. It is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States.
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