over 2 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the great submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't have to stop hacking. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow makers.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

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获奖者是……

投票结果出来了!你可以前往挑战赛展示厅,祝贺获奖者,并查看所有精彩的参赛作品。

比赛是结束了,但是不要停止编程!更新你的作品集,通知关注你的人你又有了新项目,还可以从同行高手那里获得反馈。

有问题?

找我们好了。关于此次挑战赛有任何问题的话,可在论坛发帖,或发送email到support@challengepost.com,我们会尽快回复的。


over 2 years ago

Last call for votes

If you haven’t cast your vote yet for Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge, there’s still time. The polls will remain open until 5pm ET on December 15th. Spread the word and tell your friends & family to vote for you!

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

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公众投票最后提醒

假如你还没有为福特都市通勤软件挑战赛的参赛作品进行投票,那么还有时间。投票箱将开放至美国东部时间12月15日下午5点。速速广而告之,让你的亲朋好友都来为你投上一票吧!

有问题?

找我们好了。关于此次挑战赛有任何问题的话,可在论坛发帖,或发送email到support@challengepost.com,我们会尽快回复的。


over 2 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Urban Commuter Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

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公众投票现在开始开放 

现在,你评选获胜者的机会来了。浏览参赛作品展示厅,为你最喜欢的应用程序投票。

假如你提交了一份作品,别忘了通过自己的微博等途径宣传一番。最后投票日是美国东部时间12月2日。

有问题?

找我们好了。关于此次挑战赛有任何问题的话,可在论坛发帖,或发送email到support@challengepost.com,我们会尽快回复的。


over 2 years ago

Submissions due Tuesday

The deadline is just around the corner. Apps are due December 2nd before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

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提交作品的最后通知

截止日期近在眼前了。应用程序的提交截止时间是美国东部时间北京时间2014年12月3日早上6点整整之前。点击这里换算成你所在城市的当地时间

有问题吗?

来找我们吧。关于此次挑战赛有任何问题的话,可在论坛发帖,或发送email到support@challengepost.com,我们会尽快回复的。


over 2 years ago

One week to go — deadline's almost here!

Whew, it’s the home stretch! There’s only one week left to submit your app. Submissions are due November 13th before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

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最后一周: 截止日期就在眼前

冲刺阶段到啦!离提交应用程序只剩下最后一周时间了。提交截止时间是美国东部时间11月13日下午5点整。点击这里换算成你所在城市的当地时间

有问题?

找我们好了。关于此次挑战赛有任何问题的话,可在论坛发帖,或发送email到support@challengepost.com,我们会尽快回复的


over 2 years ago

CORRECTION: 27 more days to submit!

Please ignore a previous message with the subject line "One week to go" that was sent out by mistake.

The deadline for the Urban Commuter Challenge is 27 days away, on December 2 , 2014. There's still plenty of time left! Check out the Quick-Start Guide and begin your project today. Sorry we gave you a fright!

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不好意思!请别理上一个主题"One week to go"的email, 我们把截止日期写错了!

福特都市通勤软件挑战赛的提交截止时间是美国东部时间12月2日下午5点整 — 你还有还27天来完成你的作本。看上快速上手指南,赶快开始吧!(点击这里换算成你所在城市的当地时间) 


over 2 years ago

New Deadline + Judges Announced

The deadline for the Urban Commuter Challenge has been extended! Submissions are now due by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on December 2, 2014.

We hope this gives you additional time to polish and fine tune your submission and impress the judging panel.

On a related note, we're thrilled to announce the judges for the challenge, which will include tech and transportation experts from Ford, Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Chongqing University, and Chongqing Engineering Research Center of Intelligent Transportation Systems.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via email at support@challengepost or post on the discussion forum.

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over 2 years ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left in Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge. Submissions are due November 13th before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't created a draft yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Quick-Start Guide and draw some inspiration from the competition Resources.

Submission checklist

Before you say "ship it!", make sure you run through this list:

  • Have you explained how your app helps commuters in Shanghai?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your solution works? Is…

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over 2 years ago

Three weeks to go — start your draft now!

There are three weeks left in Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge! Beat the deadline rush by getting your submission ready early. Submissions are due November 13th before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven’t already started a draft, you should do it now. And if you’re just getting started, read the official rules and follow the quick-start guide.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.

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最后三周:

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over 2 years ago

One month left – start your draft

There is one month left in Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge. Submissions are due November 13 before 5pm ET.

Start your draft today

Starting a draft is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. And remember: once you begin a draft, you can save and edit it at any time prior to the submission deadline.

Prepare your video

Don’t forget, your submission must include a video showing your app. Too often, participants leave this video to the last minute…

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over 2 years ago

Making a great submission video

We know you’re focused on your app right now, but don't forget about your submission video. It's often the first thing that judges and voters review.

A good video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear and concise explanation of what your app is and does. Here are some tips and a list of screencasting tools:  

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain why your app is awesome. You can get into the details of how it works later on in the video, but treat the opening seconds of your…

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over 2 years ago

How's it going? (Action required!)

Thank you for participating in Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge! We're excited to see what you’ve been working on. The submission period is half over, so we thought it'd be a good time to check in and see how things are going.

Team leaders: please tell us how development is going here.

If you don't plan on entering anymore, let us know.

There's still plenty of time to get your submission in before the deadline. For those of you who haven't gotten started yet check out the quick-start guide.

Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any…

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over 2 years ago

Google Hangout Recording

The recording for yesterday's Google Hangout has been posted — watch it now and hear Venkatesh Prasad, Senior Technical Leader, Open Innovation at Ford, discuss the future of mobility with fellow challenge participants and mobility fans around the world. We apologize for the audio glitch in the beginning of the video — it does clear up after the 5:55 mark, so please bare with us!

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Questions?

We’re here to help. If you have any questions about the challenge, post on the discussion forum or email support@challengepost.com and we’ll respond as soon as we can.


over 2 years ago

9/25 Google+ Hangout — RSVP Now!

Have you registered yet? Be sure to do so now, and come prepared with your list of questions!

Google+ Hangout: “All About the Innovate Mobility Series”
September 25, 17:00–18:00 GMT (Note: Time listed in GMT. Find out what time that is in your city here.)
RSVP at http://bit.ly/FordHangout

Venkatesh Prasad, Group and Senior Technical Leader from Ford Research and Innovation, will speak about all of the Innovate Mobility Series challenges and answer questions about them and Ford's OpenXC platform.


almost 3 years ago

Live Twitter Q&A Starting Soon

The live Twitter Q&A on "Roads of the Future" is starting soon!

Join Erica Klampfl, Ford's Future Mobility Manager, for a discussion on how technology will shape future journeys — tweet your questions using hashtag #FordInnovate now, and join the live session at noon ET/midnight in Beijing.

Note: Time was listed in US Eastern Time & China Standard TIme. Find out what time that is in your city here.


almost 3 years ago

Live Twitter Q&A + Google Hangout

Ford is hosting two live events this month so you can chat about what the future holds for mobility and get definitive answers to all of your Innovate Mobility Series questions!

Note: Times are listed in GMT. Find out what time that is in your city here.

Twitter Q&A: “Roads of the Future”
September 17, 17:00–18:00 GMT

Erica Klampfl, Future Mobility Manager at Ford, will be discussing with tech buffs how technology will shape the way we use cars in years to come.

Tweet your questions to @Ford or use the #FordInnovate hastag to participate in the discussion.

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almost 3 years ago

Correction: Deadline Three Months Away

Please ignore a previous message with the subject line "One week to go" that was sent out by mistake.

The deadline for the Urban Commuter Challenge is three months away, on November 13, 2014.

There's still plenty of time left! Check out the Quick-Start Guide and begin your project today.

Sorry we gave you a fright!

 

 


almost 3 years ago

Quick-Start Guide

Thanks for joining Ford's Urban Commuter Challenge — you're now officially registered! We’ll be sending you regular updates throughout the challenge.

Read on and start your project today. Submissions are due December 2, 2014 at 5pm ET.

  1. Plan your attack. Review the challenge requirements and visit the Resources page for more information about commuting in Shanghai and links to useful datasets, APIs, and more.
  2. Get a head start. Fill out the basic fields on the application form and save it as a draft today. This will give you a good idea of what you'll need to put together before…

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