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Get started with the echoAR platformXBotHacks2020



Thank you for registering for BotHacks 2020. The hackathon will taake place virtually from 28th to 30th August.


Below you can find the steps on how to get started with echoAR, a cloud platform for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) that provides tools and server-side infrastructure to help developers & companies quickly build and deploy 3D apps. You can benefit from a faster and simpler development process for AR/VR apps, including those aimed at solving COVID-19 related challenges.


To get started with the echoAR platform, register with your email address


For any assistance, join the event's Slack channel where you can meet mentors from echoAR, hackathon & AR/VR challenge participants to help each other, discuss, and collaborate.


AR/VR Challenge:


Are you planning to build an AR/VR app? Our sponsor echoAR is offering a special prize for the best AR/VR project built with the echoAR platform.


To enter echoAR's challenge:

  1. Register with your email address.
  2. Build your AR/VR project using echoAR platform.
  3. Submit your project by the end of 30th August.


The winning team will receive a $50 Amazon gift card and each team member will also be granted 1-month free business tier access to the echoAR platform.The winning project will also be featured in echoAR’s newsletter. Participants MUST use the echoAR platform as part of their project to be eligible for a reward.


echoAR will also host an online workshop on how to "Build a Cloud-Connected AR/VR App in 15 Minutes or Less”. The details of the workshop will be sent to you later.


Any questions? Useful tutorials and a step-by-step guide to the echoAR platform can be found here and useful open source demos to get you started can be found on echoAR's GitHub page


You can also reach out to the echoAR team via their Slack support channel.


Thanking you

Kind Regards,

Team BotHacks