CI Hackathon

Crowdsourced science to help cochlear implant wearers hear better

December 1, 2020
CI Hackathon App opens.
Access audio samples for testing.

Mid January 2021
Access audio samples for judging.
Run your algorithm on new samples and submit output matrices for vocoder processing.

Mid-Late January 2021
Round 1 and Round 2 Judging begins.

Early February 2021
Winners announced!

Hackathon Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded to winners.

First Place Winner - $5000

Second Place Winner - $2000

Third Place Winner - $1000

What are cochlear implants?

Cochlear implants are electrical devices that restore hearing to people who are born without hearing or lose their hearing over time.