Space Apps Challenge Istanbul gathered many people from around Turkey last weekend: Besides Istanbul there were attendants from Hatay, Ankara and Bursa, too.
13 projects were developed day and night. Some of us didn't sleep at all. Some of us enjoyed the silence while laying on cushions and some of us just energized by playing various games in TTNET Playstore room.
TTNET has also provided a video shooting room and a camera for the attendants for their 30 second video production.
We are very happy to meet all of the attendants and got inspired by their passion and creativity. This encourages us for next year.
We wish good luck to Mission Martian project of Fentek Allstarz team. And congratulations to all team members who will represent Turkey in Best Use of Hardware:
Arda Ölmezsoy Atinc Cagan Sengul Cem Ünüvar Eren Limon Furkan Balik Salih Buğra Doğan Yağız Alkılıç Yigit Yener Zafer Çavdar
The other team representing Turkey is; Bilkent. Their project is "Project Greenagent" and they are selected in the Best Mission Concept category. We wish good luck to all team members and congratulate them:
Göktuğ Serdar Ahmet Cemil Sabir Efecan Yilmaz Özenç Kale
There were many inspiring projects and you may see all of them on the projects section of this page.
Based on the votes they received, here are the winners of Raspberry Pi prize by TAG Tek Araba Gidelim:
Hope to see you all in next years's Space apps Challenge.
Teams of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, software developers, and students will compete and collaborate across the world, utilizing publicly available data to design innovative solutions for global challenges in software development, science platforms, sensors, and data visualization.
Come join us during the weekend of 12-13 of April! We will have a lot of fun, in a highly technologic building at Sabanci University, Tuzla, working with other people around the world aiming to solve some of those challenges. Participation is free, and food, drinks and all needed infrastructure will be provided thanks to our sponsor TTNET. Don’t forget to bring your laptop!
Our weekend schedule is as follows:
SATURDAY - APRIL 12TH
Doors open&Registration Check
Opening remarks + rules
Back to Challenges
VIP + Press arrival
NASA Google Hangout
Begin work on pitches & presentations
LATE NIGHT PRESENTATION PRACTICE
SUNDAY - APRIL 13TH
Pitch coaching & presentation development
Judging Round 1
Judging Round 2
Wrap-up, awards, prizes
Here is some information about the venue, organizer and our sponsor TTNET:
Sabanci University Information Center serves on an indoor area of 9.165 m2 in the building having a giant dome, which was designed having been inspired by Ottoman architecture. It has a capacity of 600 seats and 300,000 volumes of shelf. In the Center, there are 13 group working rooms with 56 electronically-equipped personal working carrels. Users will be able to access to the internet with their laptops via wireless connection and totally 480 Internet connection ports and also search terminals found in Information Center.
Istanbul event is organized and run by TAG-TekArabaGidelim app that is aiming to bring a social aspect to everyday commuting by its state of the art infrastructure and UX.
TAG turns traffic jam boredom to a fun time passed by chatting with friends. It will change the perception of time spent in traffic by its surprises. TAG rewards sharing, being open to surprises, socializing and being outgoing. A happy urban life starts with using TAG everyday. TAG enables everyone to share their routes with their friends and cut the costs by traveling together. TAG's uniques algorithm matches right people, on right routes on right time in no time. With this environmentally friendly new app, city life is more joyful. The app is very soon available both in IOS and Android versions.
Founded in 2006 to connect Turkey to the Internet and open up the country to the world, TTNET, today, is a communication and entertainment company that plays a leading role in the industry with its corporate and individual services and offers its customers the communication technologies of today and the future.
Offering a combination of all three components of communication technologies – Internet, television and voice – TTNET meets with all communication requirements of Turkey with its products in education, entertainment, communication and security as well as other business-specific products.
The company’s product portfolio includes primarily ADSL, fiber Internet connectivity, Wi-Fi wireless Internet connectivity, TTNET Wi-Fi international connectivity in partnership with iPass, G.SHDSL and Metro Ethernet Internet connectivity. TTNET provides a complete array of mobile telephone services under the TTNET Mobil brand in partnership with Avea and landline telephone connectivity for individual customers under TTNET Alo brand. TTNET is also the first company to introduce the technology of Tivibu Web and Tivibu Cep that make cinema and TV experience mobile and Tivibu Ev, which enables TV access at home with IPTV technology.
In addition to the Internet services, TTNET’s value added services include TTNET Müzik where all kinds of music can be listened and the digital gaming platform Playstore, where popular online and digital games are sold. TTNET also offers users a host of products and services for a secure Internet through TTNET Güvenlik, while developing products and services tailored to the requirements of businesses through TTNET İşyerim Paketleri.
Projects Nominated for Global Judging
Best Use of HardwareMission Martian
Best Mission ConceptProject Greenagent
People's choiceG9 Basic Rover
Projects Receiving Local AwardsRaspberry Pi - After Dawn
Raspberry Pi - Fisheye projection for 3D model space objects
Raspberry Pi - Habitory
The following projects were worked on at Istanbul:
Project GreenagentProject Members from this location
The project aims to achieve a modular, highly scalable, and expandable design with its target destination set to be Mars. Project features a structure that is going to be hold in place by internal pressure and is going to be expandable by integrating modular units together. The internal struc... Visit Project
Fisheye projection for 3D model space objectsProject Members from this location
A planetarium needs fisheye (180 degree ) projections for all video and image formats. But the virtual reality softwares provides us a camera just to max 120 degree field of view (fov). In this project I develop a 180 degree fisheye camera use five perspective cameras in OpenGL. With using Ass... Visit Project
Coastal Inundation with ANNProject Members from this location
In this project, we aimed to make a desicion mechanism which is able to make correct decision's about an area's risk of coastal inundation. As method, we've used artficial intelligence.We've written artficial neural network codes in C++. We've used previous resource's datas for training set. T... Visit Project
After DawnProject Members from this location
Goal In After Dawn, the objective is to reach Ceres and return to Earth with valuable information. There is an initial budget to this mission and the player starts with limited fuel. On the way to Ceres you stop by asteroids to fuel up and repair damages if any. On the asteroids there are two ... Visit Project
AKILLI ARABA UZAY TEKNOLOJİSİ ( SMART CAR SPACE TECHNOLOGY )
Boyutlar EvreniProject Members from this location
İlk olarak tabi ki yaşadığımız yer olan dünyadan başlayacağız.Şöyle ki her geçen günün geçmişin bir parçası olacağını hepimiz biliyoruz ve bu yüzden istiyoruz ki gelecek kapımıza dayanmadan biz geleceğin kapısına dayanalım.Bu projede ki amacımız evrendeki doğal döngüyü uzaktan 3 boyutlu halin... Visit Project
DiscovearthProject Members from this location
Discovearth, allowing you to explore the world again with the details of your game. Of the cities we cover up to scratch and explore the city you will see the details. At least you will get the most points by scraping. Remember, less excavation many points
- Underconstruction -Visit Project
Earth Gravity MapProject Members from this location
The aim of this project is to show the gravitational acceleration of the specified point on the map.Visit Project
HabitoryProject Members from this location
2014 Space Apps Challengsta yarışmak için "Earth Wacth" kategorisinden "A Picture Worth A Thousand Worth"u seçtik. Bu proje için Dünya'dan iki ışık yılı uzaklıkta hayali bir kamera düşündük. Bu kamera sayesinde Dünya'nın iki yıl önceki halini görebiliyorsunuz. Ve bu kameraya ulaşabileceğiniz b... Visit Project
Mission MartianProject Members from this location
We aim to integrate EV3 Robotics to increase public awareness and attraction to ongoing and future Mars rover missions. Our program will not only entertain people from every age but also educate them about the endeavors of a Mars rover mission. We want to bring Curiosity, Opportunity, ExoMars ... Visit Project
G9 Basic RoverProject Members from this location
Who we are?
We are 3 computer engineering students, without enough experience to build a rover. We decided to create a simple ExoMars rover which can be built by anyone.
What is G9?
G9 is our rover. G9, is a basic but extensible rover to test designed algortihms for Ex... Visit Project