As one of the Bay Area's leading designers and manufacturers of aftermarket car audio solutions, GROM Audio is proud to be one of the newest sponsors of AutoTech's Developer Challenge. As the goal of the AutoTech Council, this event continues to foster innovation within the auto industry, helping facilitate faster change to benefit the automotive industry as a whole. Through this interactive competition the Developer Challenge seeks to support the auto development community by finding new endeavors through gathering the skills of third party developers from around Silicon Valley.
As one of those third party developers, GROM Audio will partake in the challenge, while showcasing its team of talented developers and engineers. Set to take place, October 10th & 11th (Friday/Saturday), from 8:00AM-1:00PM, the Developer Challenge will be a competition format which will give contestants the opportunity to engage with potential partners, customers and car-tech enthusiasts. This preselected group of developers, are leaders within the connected-car application field—and have the potential to create the next great auto industry innovation.
Gearing up for its first showing at the Developer Challenge, GROM Audio will showcase its own latest concept, the V-Line, while also participating in the hackathon. GROM's V-Line aftermarket infotainment solution, provides drivers with outdated in-car technology with the latest in car-connectivity. In an effort to supply current drivers with solutions to their in-car infotainment wants and needs, GROM Audio strives to provide affordable solutions instead of costly overhauls.
The event will kick-off (Friday) with the October AutoTech Council meeting, which will begin with a discussion of the industry's current unmet needs. After receiving feedback on consumers latest needs, developers will begin the 2-day challenge. AutoTech Council members will judge, award and distribute prizes upon the end of the hackathon.