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AT&T VR/AR Challenge - Deadline Nov 11th

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Are you an innovator in the virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) space? If so, we have a challenge for you. Show us how you might transform the film experience, improve healthcare, or accelerate learning using VR or AR—including new accessories—and you could have a chance to win up to $20,000.

How to Enter

  1. Register your team. Registering will keep you in the loop regarding news about the Challenge and enables AT&T to reach out to you during the Challenge.
  2. Develop your idea into a functional demonstration.
  3. Create a video describing what you have built, including samples from the VR or AR experience.
  4. Submit your video no later than November 11, 2016.

AT&T will invite the five selected finalists to travel to Las Vegas, where they will demonstrate their projects at the 2017 AT&T Developer Summit on January 3-4, 2017, just prior to CES. Developer Summit attendees will select their favorites through voting. The winner will be announced at the AT&T Developer Summit keynote address on January 4.

To be eligible for prizes, you must demo in person in Las Vegas. AT&T will cover select expenses for travel.


To be eligible as a semi-finalist, your submission must include all elements of any category below

Judging Criteria

1st Round

All video submissions must be entered by November 11, 2016. On November 18, AT&T will reach out to five finalist teams and invite them to travel to Las Vegas to demo their VR or AR project. All committed finalists will be announced on December 2, 2016.

Final Round

At the AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas on January 4, 2017, the five finalist teams will demo their projects in the expo or registration area. Developer Summit attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite demonstration!


Use of VR/AR technologies and application to categories

Ability to clearly articulate what your app does

Originality of idea

Completeness of the project

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Later Event: November 10
The Narrative Summit