Codefest 2014 – Celebrating Code, welcomed 22 teams that competed and worked together on the development of their own ideas within 32 hours. The event was a great mix of knowledge, fun, adrenalin and exciting moments, a lot of coffee, and a great deal of sleepless coding.
The winners of Codefest 2014 were:
1. First Prize – team Equate who worked on a smart home solution for turning home devices on/off from a distance using a phone application.
2. Second Prize – team Asianators, who created a phone application that can listen to what the user is saying and can type that for the user. It can also read text to the user (voice-text and text-voice conversion).
3. Third Prize - team Ministry of Silly Code, who created a 3D puzzle game with virtual reality.
Codefest 2014 teams had the chance to be mentored by some of the best professionals from the IT industry and academic sector. The Mentors and at the same time Judges and Speakers at Codefest 2014 were:
1. Aleksandra Dudik, Public Relations Manager at the University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” in Ohrid;
2. Monika Rizovska, Marketing Specialist, Professor of Art Elements and Principles and of Color Theory at the Design Academy at Seavus Education & Development Center;
3. Hajan Selmani, Founder & CEO of HASELT, Entrepreneur, Microsoft MVP, Coordinator & Lecturer at SEDC Code Academy;
4. Dmytro Zubov, PhD, Dean at the Faculty of Communication Networks & Security, Professor of Computer Science;