over 2 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.


over 2 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Connected Intersections has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The Connected Intersections team


over 2 years ago

Last call for submissions

The deadline is just around the corner. Apps are due September 9th before 5pm ET. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.


over 2 years ago

One week to go – the deadline is almost here

Can you believe it? There’s only one week left to submit your solution. Submissions are due September 9th at 5pm ET. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

 


over 2 years ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are just two weeks left in the Connected Intersections Submission Period. Submissions are due September 9, 2014 at 5pm ET. (Find out what time that is in your city.)

If you haven't created a draft yet, please do so now. And if you've just joined us recently, explore the quick-start guide, draw some inspiration from the competition Resources, and start putting together your entry.

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", here are some reminders to help you make sure everything is in order.

  • Have you explained how your technology solution will connect those in traffic…

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almost 3 years ago

Three weeks to go — start your draft now!

There’s just three weeks left in the Connected Intersections competition (submissions are due September 9, 2014 at 5pm ET). Beat the deadline rush by getting your submission ready early.

Start your draft today

Starting a draft is a good way to make sure that your solution meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. And remember: once you begin a draft, you can save it and edit it at any time prior to the submission deadline.

Plan your video

Don’t forget that your submission should include a video…

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almost 3 years ago

How's it going? (Action required!)

Thank you for participating in Connected Intersections! We're incredibly excited to see what you come up with. There's roughly one month to go in the submission period, so we thought it'd be a good time to check in and see how things are going.

Team leaders: please tell us how development is going here.

If you don't plan on entering anymore, please let us know.

There's still plenty of time to get your submission in before the deadline. For those of you who haven't gotten started yet check out the quick-start guide and begin coding today!


almost 3 years ago

FLORA + WiFi kits from Adafruit

Considering creating a wearable or wireless solution for your submission in Connected Intersections?

Request a free FLORA or WiFi kit today, courtesy of AT&T and Adafruit. 

Supplies are limited to one per registrant and are first come first served. Get yours before they run out!

Offer ends on or before August 17, 2014, while supplies last.


almost 3 years ago

RSVP: Office Hours Dial-In + Event

The AT&T Connected Intersections Challenge Q&A Office Hours is tonight!

Join us from 5:30PM to 7:30PM ET in person, or call in. Hear from the Connected Intersections team and transportation experts from NYC DOT and NYU Rudin Center.

Event Location

AT&T Lab
810 7th Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10019
Registration is required. Please register here before the event.

Dial-in Info

  1. Call +1 (877) 888-4443
  2. Press # for "Don't have an AT&T U-ID"
  3. Enter Participant ID 5175896

We look forward to meeting you!


almost 3 years ago

This Wednesday: Join DOT + NYU Rudin at AT&T Lab

The AT&T Connected Intersections Challenge Q&A Office Hours is this Wednesday, July 30! Have you registered yet? Please RSVP here so we can add you to the building guest list.

In addition to tech & transportation experts from AT&T, General Assembly, and NYU Rudin Center, we're excited to announce that the New York City Department of Transportation will be on hand to chat with all challenge participants.

Come and get the information you need to build a winning solution!


almost 3 years ago

Making a great submission video

We know you’re focused on building a great technology solution right now, but don't forget about your submission video. It's often the first thing that judges and voters review.

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your solution is and does.

Tips on making a great video
  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain why your solution is awesome. You can get into the details of how it works later on in the video, but treat the opening seconds of your video as you…

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almost 3 years ago

Panel at AT&T Lab, July 30

Join AT&T, General Assembly, and transportation experts from the NYU Rudin Center at the AT&T Connected Intersections Challenge Q&A Office Hours, a dynamic and interactive discussion panel on street safety and the intersection.

Use this event to get the information you need to build a winning solution — come learn about potential solutions and current technology!

When: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30PM

Where: AT&T Lab, 810 7th Ave., Fl. 19, New York, NY 10019

RSVP here.

We look forward to seeing you there!


almost 3 years ago

Quick-Start Guide

Thanks for joining Connected Intersections — you're now officially registered! We’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the challenge.

Read on and kick off your project today. Submissions are due September 9, 2014 at 5pm ET.

  1. Get inspired. Explore relevant research, APIs, data, and solution approaches on the Resources page. The paper “Exploring how mobile technologies impact pedestrian safety" by AT&T and NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering is recommended for all participants.

  2. Brainstorm. If you've ever driven, walked, or cycled in a congested city — you know how chaotic it can be. How will you leverage smart phone technology and wireless…

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