Plantronics Delivers Wearable Technology for First-Ever Women-Focused AT&T Mobile App Hackathon and Accelerator Event
SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Plantronics (NYS: PLT) will provide developer kits which include headset APIs and wearables with industry-first sensor technology to qualified software developers participating in the inaugural AT&T Women in Tech Hackathon. The Silicon Valley event is produced by the AT&T Developer Program in coordination with Women in Technology International.
Jennifer Davis, applications engineer at Plantronics, will be speaking on stage during the kickoff event on Friday, May 31st. The AT&T Mobile App Hackathon, which will take place in Palo Alto, is a three-day event that offers female attendees the opportunity to lead co-ed developer teams in creating new, innovative products.
"Plantronics is an advocate for women in developer roles and Jennifer will provide real-world examples of her experience developing applications that harness the power of contextual intelligence," said Amy Huson, senior director of marketing at Plantronics. "We are thrilled to participate in this groundbreaking event by providing prizes and wearable technology like the Voyager Legend UC."
Plantronics has strong ties to the developer community, having launched the Plantronics Developer Connection (PDC), which provides developers with the tools to bring aspects of a user's physical world into applications, last year.
Sign up for the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Women in Technology event here: http://attwomenintechhack-eorg.eventbrite.com/#.
AT&T Women in Tech Hackathon, a three-day event produced by the AT&T Developer Program. This hackathon will provide women the opportunity to lead diverse teams of men and women developers to create new innovative products. The top three teams will receive valuable assistance in taking their ideas from concept to market and be featured during the Women Powering Technology Summit on June 2nd through 4th in Santa Clara, CA.
Jennifer Davis, applications engineer at Plantronics
Friday, May 31st at 6 PM PT - Sunday, June 2nd at 6 PM PT
AT&T Foundry, 260 Homer Ave, Palo Alto, California 94301
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