On Friday, September 4, seventy-five bold participants used Pebble Time smartwatches, Lulzbot 3D printers, and their own wits to vcreate something physical, something new, something kickass. Thanks to all our participants, judges, sponsors, and volunteers for making it great!Read more about the event
Best Pebble Integration
Pebble Altimeter SmartstrapTeam Hack Dads
Altimeter Smartstrap for action sports and hiking that tells you your current altitude, ascent/decent, and includes real-time altitude graph
Most Technically Impressive & Most Popular
Survival StrapTeam Universal Minds
When out of cell range, you need a watch that lasts more then 24 hours and can radio for help. Pebble Time with SurvivalStrap is here.
Best Integration with a 3rd Party API
LulzblapTeam Aboriginal Nonentity Congressmen
A physical flying simulator made with LulzBot and Pebble Time.
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Thanks to our top notch team of judges
Jose Vieitez is a founder and co-director of Boomtown Accelerator. An entrepreneur from childhood, Jose graduated from Stanford and went on to start his own companies and work as a Google designer before finding his way to Colorado.
Gabe received a PhD in Computational Design from Carnegie Mellon University and founded Blank Slate Systems to commercialize his work on sketch recognition. Their first product, Zotebook, is an easy-to-use iPad app that lets anyone design for 3D printers and laser cutters.
Kristina is an Account Planner at The Integer Group in Denver and Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She currently works with with the MillerCoors customer marketing team, and her previous clients include Merrick Pet Food, Deschutes Brewery, Daiya, Huffy Bikes, Musselman’s, Patagonia Proximity, Newton Running, and the list goes on.
Dan is a creative engineer with skills ranging from optics design, waterproofing, and intellectual property management. Dan often draws on his personal interests and experiences to aid in his design work and management style. His hobbies consist of underwater photography, cycling, and most things automotive, including repair and custom fabrication. Dan is COO, Sr. Mechanical Engineer at Boulder Engineering Studio
Ryan is a co-founder and CTO at Notion - a Denver-based smart home company focused on providing complete home awareness via an amazingly smart, all-in-one sensor. He's a University of Colorado grad with degrees in mechanical engineering and operations management. He spent the first portion of his career as a Product Development Engineer at Titleist Golf and Callaway Golf out in Carlsbad, California. He's worked on everything from ideation, CAD, and DFM to big data, hardware, and overseas manufacturing.
Thomas grew up in France with a passion for computers and the Internet and was barely an intern during the first Internet bubble. In France, he co-founded and was CTO of Backelite for six years, the french leading mobile development agency. In 2012, he moved to the San Francisco bay area, and worked on several hardware-related and open-source projects. After a few months in Senegal in 2013, he joined Pebble as Developer Evangelist to define the future of wearable computing!