- Deepening OPPO's tech leadership by building an international innovation platform
- Empowering more young start-ups to explore new possibilities in sensory technology
August 13, 2021, SHENZHEN – The final round of the inaugural OPPOHack Global Innovation Competition will finally be broadcasting on the 14th and 15th of August. After two months of collecting and screening tech innovation projects, 11 teams of innovators will enter the final round and compete for cash prizes in a roadshow based on the theme of "Sensation and Perception”. Invited to select the winners are ten renowned software and hardware industry experts, university professors, and specialists from OPPO and Silicon Valley. OPPO has also invited global venture capital firm Red Thread Ventures, Canada Research Chair in Autonomous Systems Director of Autonomous Systems Lab Associate Professor Stephen L. Smith, and Vivian Chan, Global Head of Digital Sales at rising North American startup, NextTech AR Solutions, to share cutting-edge ideas with the young entrepreneurs.
OPPO is committed to encouraging the pursuit of beauty, imagination, and humanity through technology. The OPPOHack Global Innovation Competition is an initiative organized by OPPO to stimulate entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts, and scientific experts to come together, share different ideas, and innovate new solutions to better meet people's needs.
Hosted by OPPO alongside partner HackHub, the OPPOHack Global Innovation Competition is focused on the three sub-themes of Connected Car System, Immersive Experience (AR/VR & Gaming), and Robotics. The new theme of "Software and Hardware Applications" was also added in July to build an international platform for entrepreneurship and next-generation innovation. In total, the competition received over 60 fantastic entries covering various technology fields such as Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, IoT, Brain-Computer Interface, Games from over 500 innovators across more than 20 countries and regions, including China, the USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Brazil, Nepal, Zimbabwe, India, and Congo.
As a global technology company promoting continuous technological innovation, OPPO has an R&D team of over 10,000 people across 6 Research Institutes and 5 R&D Centers worldwide. OPPO operates according to a two-part strategy: pool world-class talent and building local innovation platforms. OPPO hopes to fulfill its social responsibility as a technology company through OPPOHack Global Innovation Competition and continue to work with international investment firms, university research institutes, entrepreneurs, and industry experts to promote the exchange and integration of innovative technology research and development by providing a platform for global start-ups to learn and grow. In the future, this platform will also be responsible for inviting more entrepreneurs to work with OPPO to enrich the development of the technology ecosystem.
OPPO will continue to run the OPPOHack Global Innovation Competition and similar networking events to expand the company's resources for innovation projects, co-investment opportunities, and talent recruitment channels. These efforts act to demonstrate the company’s technological impact in a host of diverse ways and formats.
A limited number of free tickets are now available. To learn more, please visit the official event page at oppohack.com, register, and use the official benefit code OPPOHack21 to access the live stream of the finals.