The Truveo Developer Challenge is offering $100,000 in prizes for new video search applications.
TopCoder(R), Inc., has recently announced the Truveo Developer Challenge. With a prize pool of $100,000, developers will compete to build customized applications that use Truveo’s open API for video search available at developer.truveo.com.
Truveo is the world’s leading video search engine with an index containing over 170 million videos that is continuously updated, cleaned and expanded to include the latest videos from the most popular video destinations on the Web. Competition details are available at www.topcoder.com/truveo and Truveo can be accessed at www.truveo.com.
Truveo is the leading video search engine on the Web, and powers many of the Web’s most popular video destinations, from AOL, Microsoft Corporation, CNET’s Search.com, to hundreds of other web sites and applications worldwide. Across the network of websites it powers, Truveo reaches an audience of over 70 million users every month.
AOL has teamed up with TopCoder to put the Truveo Open APIs in the hands of the best developers in the world. Now it’s your chance to show us what you’ve got for a piece of $100,000 in prize money. We will award nine (9) $10,000 prizes and twenty (20) $500 prizes for the most creative, successful and ingenious submissions.
To enter, view all contest rules and details online at www.topcoder.com/truveo. Showcase your application on your own site or blog, or any one of the social network sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Bebo, Cyworld, Skyblog, Hi5, Orkut, or Live Journal. Passing submissions will be showcased on the AOL Developer Network and TopCoder as well.
Submissions must be received by July 21, 2008 and winners will be judged on innovation, actual usage statistics, best use of the Truveo search functionality and popularity as voted upon by both Truveo and the TopCoder member community. Winners will be announced in a joint press release by Truveo and TopCoder on July 31, 2008.