Room 5 Declared Winner of Uplinq Hackathon 2013

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‘PuzzleUp’ wins best Education App, leveraging Qualcomm Snapdragon platforms for exciting tile-based puzzle challenge.

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Execution under pressure is a reality in all commercial projects, and events like the Hackathon are an opportunity to show others the creativity and execution that make Room 5 a world-class consultancy.

Room 5, a leading software consulting firm, today announced it has won the award for the best Education App at the 2013 Uplinq Hackathon. Members of the Room5 development team competed in the competition, with the goal to showcase their skills and develop a unique new educational application called PuzzleUp.

Tech developers, designers and coders gathered September 3, 2013 at Qualcomm’s Uplinq Conference in San Diego for the annual Mobile CodeFest & Hackathon. The Hackathon challenged participants to create cutting-edge mobile app experiences that combine the innovative use of Qualcomm technology with real world applicability to push the envelope of what is possible in mobile technology.

Room5’s PuzzleUp application truly demonstrated the company’s software and UX design proficiency. PuzzleUp, a tile-based puzzle game, allows for multiple mobile devices to interact seamlessly with an intuitive new type of gameplay. PuzzleUp combines the AllJoyn peer-to-peer technology to enable seamless connectivity between devices; while at the same time utilizing the power of the Adreno GPU for smooth animations and 3D transitions.

“The Room 5 team thrives on an environment of challenge,” said David Foos, CEO of Room 5. “Execution under pressure is a reality in all commercial projects, and events like the Hackathon are an opportunity to show others the creativity and execution that make Room 5 a world-class consultancy.”

About Room 5:
Room 5 specializes in software consulting to the most exciting companies in the world today. With offices in San Diego, Portland and Silicon Valley Room 5 serves Fortune 500 companies from around the world. To learn more about Room 5 visit http://room5.com.

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