NS seeks cab of the future – Win an expenses paid trip to Tech Open Air




In collaboration with the NS Tweakers can organize a fun action. We send five users fully catered to the three-day event Open Tech Air Berlin. However, you must do something to chance.

Who thinks a train driving is child’s play, will be disappointed. Technology plays a major role in the cab. Besides the train technology itself, such as how fast the train is going, there has to think a lot more information that is relevant to the operator. The challenge for this race whatsoever about how that information can be efficient and user displayed.

For this competition we are looking for users to develop a user interface for a tablet app that can display additional information to the driver in the cab. Think of brake and roll distance and the position and timing in relation to the trajectory of the train. The position of other trains on the route is visible. With this information, the driver must be able to train in terms of energy optimized to run.

The task is to develop a user interface for the tablet app that allows the operator at a glance, all relevant information to themselves and with one simple act can make a report. If you have a lot of inspiration, you get busy with designing a completely new cab of the future.

As if that were not challenge enough, let this also included the train ride a special train: the hackatrain . On board this train, who organized our five winners at Open Air Tech brings in Berlin, the first hackathon in a train. The NS naturally ensures that data and APIs are available to them to get started.

In this special topic you can read more about the action , including the rules and conditions. From all the entries the jury will choose five winners. Those steps winners on July 14 in the hackatrain. Additionally win these five users access cards to the three-day Tech Open Air festival, the hotel accommodations are arranged and there is some pocket money available. As a consolation prize, there are also five separate tickets available for OTA.


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