GE Digital Industrial IOT Hackathon

958 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 3
958 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 3

This campaign is over.

idea phase
starts on:
Jul 26, 2017, 03:30 AM ()
ends on:
Aug 27, 2017, 05:30 PM ()
starts on:
Sep 01, 2017, 12:30 PM ()
ends on:
Sep 24, 2017, 06:25 PM ()



Congratulations to the winners of the Hackathon !

Winning Team : Anonymous
Runners up : Sudo apt-get team-name, Qwerty killers & Illuminati

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These are the shortlisted teams for the GE Digital IIoT hackathon round 2

View GE Digital IIoT recorded webinar to understand the concepts of IIoT & APM.

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Welcome to GE Digital IIoT hack. The hackathon is to encourage and recognize cool ideas that can revolutionize the industrial internet of things. GE Digital is looking for talented developers who can build innovative solutions around IIoT, Smart City, Smart Machines, Healthcare. These are substantial, high-impact projects that are at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds. So, Can you make machines smart?

This is a closed hackathon for pre-final and final year engineering students (B Tech and Dual Degree) to showcase their hackathon ideas to GE leadership team and win exciting prizes.

What happens when 50B Machines become connected?
The world is becoming more connected - it’s not just consumer products, but major parts of infrastructure, such as turbines and jet engines. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also known as the Industrial Internet, brings together brilliant machines, advanced analytics, and people at work. By 2020, GE estimates there will be 1B smart meters installed, 100M light bulbs connected, 152M cars connected and 10B terabytes of data off GE machines.


Phase 1: 26th July - 27th Aug
Submission of ideas, as a team of maximum 3 members. We encourage diversity in teams so invite team members from other streams/ branches

Phase 2: 1st - 24th Sept
- Shortlisted Teams announcement
- Submission of the prototype built by the shortlisted teams

Phase 3: 27th Sept (tentative)
- Virtual presentation to GE Panel

Phase 4: October start (tentative)
- Top 4 teams will be invited to GE Digital Bangalore office
- Presentation of ideas and working prototype to GE Leadership
- Reward ceremony

About APM (Asset Performance Management)

This is to give you an idea about what APM does.

Visit Resource Center to know more and kick start your project.

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Note: GE Digital Hackathon is open for these participating colleges


Smart Machines
  • Cool idea which makes machines smart and efficient
  • What if machines could talk and proactively tell humans how they’re doing?
  • Can machines predict their failures and avoid unplanned downtime & avoid loss for customer?
  • What if the plant operator can “see” real time vital parameters of various equipment and remotely tune the performance?
IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)
  • Cool Idea on Digital Industrial revolution 4.0
  • Get connected (various devices like sensors, equipment, data sources etc.)
  • Get insights (should be able to visualize the data collected from various devices and able to run meaningful analytics to get insights from the data)
  • Get optimized (further optimize the systems e.g. maintenance optimization or operations optimizations etc.)
Smart City
  • Help India’s Smart City dream to reality
  • Optimized power, water and other important resources generation, distribution and saving, Pollution control, cleanliness etc.
  • Managing smart infrastructure (kiosks, transport system, roads, etc.)
  • Improve traffic
  • Affordable & accessible healthcare (making healthcare more affordable & accessible for the people)
  • Assistance in providing medication, diagnosis, surgery etc.
  • Hospital, staff & patient management
  • Any other creative idea which adds high value to healthcare

Prizes INR 250000 in prizes

Main Prizes
1st Prize

Winning team stands a chance to win gift cards worth *INR 1L

2nd Prize: (3)

3 teams stand a chance to win gift cards worth *INR 50,000

Top Teams stand a chance to work or Intern with GE Digital

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