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SRG SSR Hackdays 2018 – open for registration!


On 1 and 2 March 2018, SRG will host hackdays on the subject of “Media and artificial intelligence”. Programmers, robots, designers, avatars and concept developers who are motivated to develop their ideas and to work on prototypes of the future are warmly welcome. The hackdays are taking place on two days at the Geneva and Zurich.

The principle is simple: You either bring your own idea or take over one of our stories – we will present you some of them shortly before the Hackdays. If you are convinced by a story, you can join a team with other participants. And then it starts.

Start: Thursday, 1 March 2018, door opens at 9 a. m. and starts at 10 a. m.
Award ceremony: Friday, 2 March 2018,3 p. m.
End: Friday, 2 March 2018,4 pm
Location: SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Zurich Leutschenbach (Studio 2)
Location: RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, Quai Ernest Ansermet 20, Geneva

Click here to register:

Hackdays Zürich: To the registration form

Hackdays Geneva: To the registration form

The number of seats per location are limited – first come, first served. After your registration you will receive a definitive confirmation of participation.

And in January 2018 we will inform you in detail about the procedure.

Do you have any questions? Send us your question by e-mail to hackdays (at) srgssr. ch

We look forward to seeing you!

The Results!

TVtter 50
EmojiNews 34
Showquiz 34
RTS le Jeu 33
Lobby Layer 28
Take it easy 23
Cognitive Video 21
Make archiv great again 20 19
Melody 18
Le journal de Turfu 18
Meteo Map 16
TVButler 15
SRF ContentChatbox 14
Streamifyer 13
SmartTranscription Service 13
Make navigation great again 13
Digest.IO 12
Real Virtual Camera 12
Top or Flop 10
InstaPoll 10
Chalet VR 10
Alternative Weather Facts 11
Video Context 6
Miss Money Penny 7
georeferenzierte Metadaten 5
ConditionalBox 5
Chapeau 5
AudioViz 5
MorgenRadio 4
Smart Radio 4

Short update before we start…

The SRG SSR Swisscom Hackdays are so close that you can almost smell its creativity and both venues are ready!

We’re pleased to give you a short update about the event and the APIs.

We pushed some new content APIs on
Now you get over ‘RTS Archiv’ the old but golden content, the actual content from the RTS CMS and also RSI CMS are up and running. Last but not least, the actual audio and video content from the whole SRG SSR (RSI, RTS, RTR, SRF, SWI) is now avaible on

But please feel free to also use any other APIs or tools at your will.

We plan to be connected during the whole Hackdays with our colleagues on both sides of the ‘röstigraben’. During the presentations on Friday we will setup an public stream and show it also here. If someone does not want to be recorded or streamed, please contact us. If so, your presentation will happen at the end of the event and the streaming will be stopped before.

So therefore it’s now time for us to say ‘bon voyage’.
We are really looking forward to see what kind of magic will happen during the SRG SSR Swisscom Hackdays 2017!

See you in Zurich or Geneva..

Registration now open for Hackdays 2017

SRG and Swisscom are organising joint hackdays on 2/3 February 2017. The topic of this year’s event is “The media consumption of the future”. Programmers, designers and concept developers who want to work on digital applications are all welcome. We will be hacking for two days at two locations.
• Start: Thursday, 2 February 2017, doors open at 9.00 am, event starts at 10.00 am
• Award ceremony: Friday, 3 February 2017, after pitches (which starts at 2pm)
• End: Friday, 3 February 2017, 4.00 pm
• Location: SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Zurich Leutschenbach (Studio 2)
• Location: RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, Quai Ernest Ansermet 20, Geneva
We will provide you with a selection of application programming interfaces (API) from SRG and Swisscom to enable you to implement your idea and prototype. The list of exactly which APIs will be available will be sent out in January.
Any questions? The “Q&A” document in the right-hand column may well have the answers. Alternatively, you can mail us your question at

Register for Geneva

Register for Zurich

10 days left! – Giveaway and awards are ready

Only 10 days left and the first SRG SSR Hackdays will start in Zurich. We are glad you’ll be there!

On Friday, 12.09.2014 at 09:00am the doors will open and you will get your badge and your coffee cup.


You can find the easiest way to reach the TV Studio Leutschenbach Fernsehstrasse 1-4 by using this description.

At 10:00 o’clock we’ll be all set to go and you can either start your hacking session by presenting your idea in a two-minute presentation or you can join someone else’s project and help to implement it until Saturday .

On Saturday, 9/13/2014, after lunchtime, we will together nominate the best three projects / ideas. The prices are 8bitCups and for the winner, we will provide a special price to host an image / graphic on a dedicated teletext page on SRFinfo for the duration of one year.


Food and drinks (including coffee) will be taken care of.

The Hackdays will also be reported through this blog
Looking forward to seeing you in Zurich at the television studio!


SRG is organizing Hackdays for creative individuals in IT


From 12-13 September 2014, SRG is holding the first Hackdays event in Zurich for creative IT developers and designers. These two days will be filled with innovation, programming and exchanging information.

Are you interested in applying your enthusiasm and skill to SRG’s radio and TV programmes and pitting yourself against other IT developers? Then you’re definitely in the right place. Over the course of two days, SRG will provide you with interfaces which are just waiting to be linked to your creative ideas and prototypes. At the end of the Hackdays event, the three best ideas and/or designs will receive awards.

SRG Hackdays will take place on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 September in Zurich. We will give you full details of the schedule around two months before the event.

You will find the register form on