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Uber Weather accepted into the Google Places API Developer Challenge 2012

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Thursday, December 13th 2012
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Uber Weather accepted into the Google Places API Developer Challenge 2012

Today, December 12 2012, Uber Weather (UW) was accepted as a contestant into the Google Places API Developer Challenge. The UW details video is HERE.

The timeline for the contest is:

  • August 15, 2012: Submissions Begin
  • November 30, 2012: Deadline for Application Submission
  • December 12 – December 31, 2012: Public Voting
  • December 12 – January 11, 2013: Voting by Judges
  • January 30, 2013: Winners Announced
  • 2013: Live Streaming of Awards Presentation Hangout with a recap at the 2013 I/O Conference

The prizes are:

Showcase your Google Places API application at our annual Google I/O conference in San Francisco. There will be two categories of awards - Judge's Choice and People's Choice awards:

Judge's Choice Award

Three (3) application entries will receive an immersive experience at Google I/O 2013, including:

  • 2 Google I/O tickets per winning team
  • $3500 travel stipend
  • A chance to showcase their app at Google I/O 2013
  • Dinner with the Google Maps and Places API team

Three runners up will enjoy:

  • One (1) Google Nexus 7 16gb Tablet
  • A 15-minute hang out with a Google Executive

People's Choice Award

One entry will be chosen by the voting public and will receive:

  • 2 Google I/O tickets per team
  • $3500 travel stipend
  • A chance to showcase their app at Google I/O 2013
  • Dinner with the Google Maps and Places API team

Public Voting Starts TODAY!

Please visit the Google Places API Developer Challenge applications gallery to vote for Uber Weather using the +1 buttons.

Ski Industry

Uber Weather is amazing for skiing. If you are interested in skiing, you may want to watch the videos in this POST.

Google Chrome Web Store

You can go directly to Uber Weather just by typing the URL, or you can install it from the Google Chrome Web Store via these INSTRUCTIONS.

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