GameOn and Microsoft present

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Verizon Lounge @ CenturyLink Field  |  Thursday, November 16th, 2017  |  9AM to 7PM PST

Purpose

The advancement of artificial intelligence and natural language processing, along with the ubiquity of messaging apps and voice platforms, have fueled the rise of chat bots. Some say that bots are the new apps. Driven by data that is easily indexable and searchable, sports are an obvious use-case for content-driven bot experiences. The purpose of this hackathon is to develop simple, easy-to-use bots for football fans (American football or soccer), leveraging the Microsoft Bot Framework and GameOn Content APIs.

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About GameOn Technology

GameOn was founded in 2014 with a shared passion for building innovative messaging products that serve the world of broadcast media. Using its proprietary bot platform, GameOn has designed, developed, and launched business solutions for many of the world's largest media companies, becoming an industry leader in user retention, engagement, and monetization in the chat application space.

 

Schedule

Thursday November 16th, 2017

9am - Coffee & Snacks

10am - Welcome Kickoff 

10:20am- Microsoft Bot Framework and LUIS Workshop 

11am - Participants Pitch Ideas

11:30am - Participants Form Teams

12pm - Lunch

1pm - Work on Projects (Mentors Available)

5pm - Project presentations

6pm - Judging and Prizes

7pm - Xbox Event

 

Prizes will include

- Harman Kardon Invoke – Voice Activated Speaker with Cortana
- Microsoft Xbox
- Microsoft HoloLens
- Microsoft Surface Pro

 

Venue

Verizon Lounge @ CenturyLink Field

800 Occidental Avenue South | Seattle, WA 98134

 

Tickets

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