NEC Hackathon: Transport

742 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
idea phase
Online
starts on:
Jun 30, 2019, 07:30 PM
ends on:
Aug 04, 2019, 01:25 PM
hackathon
starts on:
Aug 23, 2019, 09:30 PM
ends on:
Aug 25, 2019, 07:30 AM

Overview

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At NEC, we believe and practice to embrace open innovation that integrates with technology as well as expertise to create the ICT enabled society of tomorrow.

As technologies are the ideal part of our lives, the future of public transportation is changing rapidly. New and advanced modes of public transportation are emerging and replacing the current modes of transportation. This change is transforming the transportation sector and triggering a paradigm shift.

However, India is still facing various problems such as traffic congestion, parking issues, environmental problems, etc. These are the main problems of the present scenario and we want to explore solutions to resolve these transportation issues.

One of the ideas is to encourage people to shift from personal transport to public transport. This might reduce transportation issues. In this hackathon, you are required to determine ideas, business models, prototypes, and solutions to motivate and chnage the perspective of people to use public transportation.

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Themes

Transformation of public transport by using web or service applications to elevate user motivation

India is home to a large population of people. You require a medium of transport to move from one place to another. In India, the majority of people rely on their personal transport. Hence, this leads to roads congestions, various types of pollution, etc. You are provided with the benefits of public transportation. Your task is to build an application that must encourage people to use public tran...

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Prizes

Main Prizes
1st Prize
INR 2,50,000
2nd Prize
INR 1,50,000
3rd Prize
INR 1,00,000
starts on:
01 Jul 2019, 06:00 AM IST
closes on:
04 Aug 2019, 11:55 PM IST

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