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Hackathon winners announced
1st Prize - Rudi Chen and Shida Li, Canada
1st Runner Up - Jason Podwojski, UK
2nd Runner Up - Matt Cavanagh, South Africa

Introduction The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the biggest revolution in smartphone imaging technology. This is your chance to get your hands on our new phone and show the world what you can do. When it comes to innovative imaging ideas, the only limit is your imagination.
The technology The way you shoot, create and share pictures has changed forever. With the new Nokia Lumia 1020, we’ve reinvented zoom and taken imaging technology to a whole new level.
The challenge We want you to push the limits of imaging too, think outside the box, and create apps worthy of the phone’s unique capabilities.
Be one of the chosen few We’ll be flying the creators of the 10 best ideas to an exclusive Hackathon in Lund, Sweden, to code alongside some of Nokia’s imaging experts.


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The prizes

Hackathon participants
The 10 finalists will fly to the event in Lund and will be amongst the first to get their hands on the Nokia Lumia 1020.

1st & 2nd runners-up
The runners-up will get a Nokia Lumia 1020 and their creation will be showcased at a Nokia event.

Top prize
The winner of the Hackathon will get a Nokia Lumia 1020 and a trip with VIP treatment to an upcoming Nokia event, where the creation will also be showcased. The app will be promoted via several online Nokia channels, as well as on Windows Phone Store.

How to enter

1. Register and submit up to 3 creative ideas for imaging-based apps or hacks for Nokia Lumia 1020.

Submissions are now closed.

2. We pick the top 10 ideas and fly the finalists (and another developer if you wish) to our exclusive Hackathon in Lund, Sweden.

3. At the event you’ll turn your winning idea into reality, but with a twist: We will reveal the last element of the challenge in Sweden.

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Important dates

Submissions openJuly 11
Submissions closeJuly 31
Hackathon participants announcedAug 5 & Aug 6
Hackathon weekendAug 31 & Sept 1

#NokiaFuture tweets

Who's saying what about Nokia
Future Capture.

  • Amazing news!! Going to Lund, Sweden for the #NokiaFutureCapture hackathon. Thanks @nokiadeveloper for the opportunity. Can't wait!

    Posted Aug 6

  • Devs, don't worry, we have more #NokiaFuture activities planned! So get coding on your ideas ASAP if you want a head start (hint, hint!)

    Posted Aug 6

  • @nokiadeveloper congratulations to all ten winners. Will be awesome to see all your creations!

    Posted Aug 6

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