Brother Hackathon




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Brother Hackathon

Challenge outline

The Brother Mobile App Hackathon is designed to encourage developers, designers, business professionals, and students to submit software apps or prototypes that integrate with a Brother QL Label Printer, or a Brother RuggedJet printer/labeler. Each team will receive a brand new QL-820NWB printer and supplies. Team can keep the printer as long as the team members participate in the competition. Judged by key influencers within the industry, the Contest seeks to identify talented individuals and teams from across the U.S. The prizes will be awarded to the best entries submitted. 

How to register?

Signing up is easy, the entire process takes less than 15 minutes:

1. press "I want to participate!" and then tap REGISTER and get a free early bird ticket from the directed website,

2. complete the submission process by downloading the SDK from Brother’s website, 

3. get inspired and form a team. A team is normally consisting of a developer, a designer, and a team leader.

That's it. (-:


1. Platinum Award ($2000),

2. Gold Award ($1000),

3. Silver Award ($500),

4. Two - Honorable Mention Awards ($200 Amazon Gift Card).

Plan of the event

Our two-day hackathon will be jam-packed with fun activities and coding workshops! At the first night of the event, each team will be given a 3-minute introduction. Teams will get together to prepare the presentation. On Saturday, teams will complete the apps or prototypes. Each team will shoot a 3-minute video, and upload it to Youtube. There will be several panel discussions, including stations to assist participants with coding, design, and video production. Winners will be announced at 6PM, with award ceremony and a raffle of many great prizes.

Additional information

For more details click the button 'I want to participate', then 'Show details'. Find out more about hackathons in our hackathon section.

Where and when

Irvine, USA
March 23-24, 2018