Since 2014, HackZurich unites the world's best tech talents, selected from thousands of applications, representing several elite universities and leading organizations from +85 countries, to collaborate and develop innovative web-, mobile- and hardware applications during a 40-hours hackathon in teams. Global industries and organizations provide the latest technologies, tools, and APIs to spark the creation of new prototypes. HackZurich is an unforgettable adventure that every tech-talent should experience at least once in their lifetime: A fun and unique opportunity to touch base with new technologies, innovative communities and career opportunitie

Winners 2020

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    #1 AI Search for spoken audio

    Searching for various segments within a long-form podcast episode is very difficult and cumbersome.Want to listen to the segment where Elon Musk smoked weed on the Joe Rogan podcast? Good luck finding it in a 2h40min long episode. With state-of-the-art AI techniques this team solved this challenge. Read more

    Team: Ferdinand Langnickel, Kevin Smith

    Searching for various segments within a long-form podcast episode is very difficult and cumbersome.Want to listen to the segment where Elon Musk smoked weed on the Joe Rogan podcast? Good luck finding it in a 2h40min long episode. With state-of-the-art AI techniques this team solved this challenge. Read more

    Team: Ferdinand Langnickel, Kevin Smith

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    #2 Tim the Team Plant

    Tim the Team Plant is a gamified way to visualize your team’s health. It plugs into the tools your team already uses to communicate and helps you understand how your team is doing. If you as a team score well on parameters such as equal speaking time, speaker rotation and information flow, Tim will thrive. If your team is low on any of the scores, Tim will be sad and give recommendations on how to improve your score and therefore your team health.
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    Team: Severin Candrian, David Pham, Christoph Weber, Dominique Kunz, David Ackermann

    Tim the Team Plant is a gamified way to visualize your team’s health. It plugs into the tools your team already uses to communicate and helps you understand how your team is doing. If you as a team score well on parameters such as equal speaking time, speaker rotation and information flow, Tim will thrive. If your team is low on any of the scores, Tim will be sad and give recommendations on how to improve your score and therefore your team health.
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    Team: Severin Candrian, David Pham, Christoph Weber, Dominique Kunz, David Ackermann

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    #3 Environment Karaoke

    The web application lets you sing your favourite songs in a different way. While the music stays the same, the lyrics are adapted to stress the beauty of nature and encourage a more sustainable lifestyle. Read more

    Team: Reem Abdel-salam, Alzbeta Kubincova, Maja Jablonska, Marta Pacuszka

    The web application lets you sing your favourite songs in a different way. While the music stays the same, the lyrics are adapted to stress the beauty of nature and encourage a more sustainable lifestyle. Read more

    Team: Reem Abdel-salam, Alzbeta Kubincova, Maja Jablonska, Marta Pacuszka

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    Audience Award: Crowdfree

    Crowdfree is a mobile app for enhancing the restaurant experience during the pandemic. It offers a fully automated service to give the best user experience when visiting a restaurant or cafe. The user starts by looking for a suitable seat to book, goes there, and checks in to get the online menu. After ordering, the user pays and checks out through the app. Finally, the user fills out a survey to improve their suggestions and share good venues with other users. Read more

    Team: Mohamed Amr, Francesca Sanfilippo, Carolina Lindqvist, Markus Haug, Saiha Shaik

    Crowdfree is a mobile app for enhancing the restaurant experience during the pandemic. It offers a fully automated service to give the best user experience when visiting a restaurant or cafe. The user starts by looking for a suitable seat to book, goes there, and checks in to get the online menu. After ordering, the user pays and checks out through the app. Finally, the user fills out a survey to improve their suggestions and share good venues with other users. Read more

    Team: Mohamed Amr, Francesca Sanfilippo, Carolina Lindqvist, Markus Haug, Saiha Shaik

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