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SDL & FordDev are partnering up for the Music That Moves YOU Challenge at the 2019 Capitol Royale Hack. Join us!

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 by Ford Partner Relations

Make It Driveable in Hollywood and win BIG!

How can today’s technology evolve the music experience in the car from discovering new artists and music, to purchasing concert tickets and merchandise, to immersive lifestyle experiences that deliver just-in-time content, personalized offers, and can connect fans with all aspects of their favorite artists?

  • Grand Prize: $12,000 PLUS 20-hours of remote support for continued integration of the winning app.
  • 2nd Place: $2,000 PLUS up to 5 Pairs of Tickets to a show of the winner’s choosing at the iHeartRadio Theater in LA. Recent performers include Elton John, Bastille, the Chainsmokers, Trisha Ye arwood, Lizzo and Tyga.
  • 3rd Place: $1,000 PLUS 5 iPad Air 2’s and 5 Amazon Echo Dot’s

How can today’s technology evolve the music experience in the car from discovering new artists and music, to purchasing concert tickets and merchandise, to immersive lifestyle experiences that deliver just-in-time content, personalized offers, and can connect fans with all aspects of their favorite artists?

The Music That Moves YOU challenge wants to see how our innovative developer community can take advantage of the unique opportunities’ cars offer. Not just delivering music to listeners in the car...but the actual ability to bring fans to the music!

Music That Moves YOU challenges participants to envision how flash mobs, meetups, pop up merch stores, concert experiences, and curated special events can be created and delivered through the use of APIs from cutting edge companies including Ticketmaster, iHeartMedia and Arrive. These top brands will provide participants unprecedented access to their APIs and the project which weaves the most innovative experience together with Connected Travel and SDL APIs will win the grand prize of $12,000!

WHEN
November 16-17, 2019
(Overnight Hack)

WHERE

The Everly Hollywood
1800 Argyle Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

More info and registration here at Capitol Royale 2019

Music that Moves YOU Challenge Partners:

  • Vehicle APIs: SDL
  • Voice commerce: Connected Travel
  • Parking: Arrive
  • Radio: iHeartMedia
  • Ticketing: Ticketmaster

Judging

Participants will have the opportunity to present your project to connected car decision makers based who will judge your project on the following criteria:

INNOVATION

We’ve seen a lot of music apps…how are you going to impress the judges?

INTEGRATION

How well did you weave a fine tapestry of features with the available partner APIs?

PROGRESS

How much work was made during the hackathon?

TOOLING

What is your in-vehicle experience, HMI integration, and use of additional resources?

FEASIBILITY

How does your app stack up in practicality and usability?

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