March 13, 2017
ROHM has announced to hold "the Oulu 3D Sensor Game Jam 2018", which is a game jam event taking place in the City of Oulu, Finland from March 21 to 23, 2018.
Think of it as a hackathon focused on making a working game prototype using 3D sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, pressure sensor and so on.
Participants will be creative, share experiences and express themselves using video games with sensors for multiple possibilities. It is all condensed into a 48 hour development cycle.
There are a lot of excellent software engineers in the City of Oulu, where is one of the leading educational promoting cities in Finland. This city has the environment for developing human resources by industry-academia-government collaboration such as Business Oulu. In addition, it also has a system for supporting a lot of startups.
This event is also highly valued from various fields as a high-level game development event with the cooperation of Fingersoft as main sponsor, Game Capital Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Business Oulu, MeKiwi and SQOOL as partners.
ROHM and other partners encourage people with all kinds of backgrounds in not only Amusement but also Education, Training, Health Care and Mental Health Care market to participate and contribute to this spread of game development and creativity.
Date： From March 21, Wednesday to March 23, Friday, 2018
Location： Fingersoft, Aleksanterinkatu 4-6, 90100 Oulu, Finland
Game Capital Oulu http://www.oamk.fi/hankkeet/kotimaiset_kaynnissa/?hanke_id=1736
Oulu University of Applied Sciences http://www.oamk.fi/en
Use Device：ROHM / Kionix Sensor IoT Evaluation Kit