Zepp Health sponsors Cal Hacks 9.0, the world’s largest college hackathon
CUPERTINO, Calif. & BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zepp Health Corporation (“Zepp Health”) (NYSE: ZEPP), a global leader in smart health and wearable technology, today announced that it is sponsoring Cal Hacks, the world’s largest college hackathon whose mission is to empower others to create solutions to improve the world. Now in its 9th edition, Cal Hacks is back in person for the first time in two years and will be held on the UC Berkeley campus October 14-16, 2022.
Zepp Health will be giving away cash prizes and its flagship Zepp OS-enabled Amazfit smartwatches to winners in the Watch Faces and Apps categories. Selection criteria will be based on the most innovative watch faces and applications using Zepp OS APIs. The company joins a growing list of former sponsors, including Microsoft, Google Cloud, Cisco and Visa.
Additionally, Zepp Health has assembled a group of talented judges who have freely volunteered their time to be part of this program to give back to students. Zepp Health’s external judges include Jay Ryan Freeman, a renowned software engineer known for creating the Cydia software application and associated software for jailbroken IOS – a modified version of Apple’s iOS.
Cal Hacks attracts talented and committed students from around the world who seek to build and create solutions to difficult problems. Its mission is closely aligned with Zepp Health, a company passionate about building developer community, technology innovation, and inclusiveness using its Zepp OS SDK tools and resources to help developers build Zepp apps. faster and easier on all Zepp OS devices.
Cal Hacks is accepting applications until September 30, 2022 and is free to all accepted hackers. Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at any degree-granting institution are welcome to participate. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. No specific experience is required – to apply, go to: https://calhacks.io/.
About Zepp Health
Zepp Health (NYSE: ZEPP) is a global leader in smart health and wearable technology, enabling people to live their healthiest lives by optimizing their health, fitness and wellness journeys through its leading brands. consumer, Amazfit, Zepp Clarity and Zepp Aura. Powered by its proprietary Zepp Digital Management Platform, which includes the Zepp operating system, AI chips, biometric sensors and data algorithms, Zepp delivers cloud-based actionable insights and advice around the clock and 7 days a week to help users achieve their wellness goals. The company has also applied its artificial intelligence expertise to emerging industrial medical imaging technologies and provides big data and analytics capabilities to support healthcare and diagnostic service providers. To date, Zepp has shipped over 200 million units and its products are available in over 90 countries. Founded in 2013 as Huami Corp., the company became Zepp Health Corporation in February 2021. Zepp has over 1,300 team members and offices in North America, EMEA and APAC regions. For more information, visit www.zepphealth.com.
About Cal Hacks
Cal Hacks is the first major college hackathon to take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a non-profit organization made up of students who are passionate about fostering a culture of hacking, entrepreneurship, and social good through the empowerment of technology. Its mission is to empower others to create solutions to improve the world. For more information, visit calhacks.io.
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