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A Gartner report says that there will be 25 Billion connected things by 2020, while Cisco believes that number will be 50 Billion, Morgan Stanley goes on to claim that it will be even higher, and up to 75 Billion. While the exact numbers might differ, one thing is for sure, we are in the era of connected things. Devices, objects and people connected to each other primarily through the internet.

The fact that devices can be connected to each other, share data and take intelligent decisions by talking to other devices opens up opportunities that were previously unthinkable. It can disrupt the way we interact with our surroundings. Build applications on IoT that help us improve our experience in our day to day life.

This is a 65 hours hackathon where you will have to build a fully functional IoT application. The hackathon is an online/offline hackathon. For all those who have access to hardware, they can participate remotely, for others HackerEarth will provide venues in 3 different locations. You can visit any of the venue during the hackathon and get access to hardware there.

We will be providing venues in the following cities :

The offline hackthon will be conducted for a period of 32 hours , from 10.00 AM, 16th of January to 6.00 PM, 17th of January.

Please fill out the forms to claim your participation at the venue. Seats will be given on a first-cum-first-serve basis.

Check the Rules section for information regarding the hardware devices that will be provided at the venue.

Note: We will also host a one hours long Mentor Hours session with Deepak Bysani, Engineering Manager at Akamai, and Soumitra Bhattacharyya, Director Engineering at Akamai, to guide you in the case of any queries that you might have about the hackathon. You can register for the mentor hours here - https://www.hackerearth.com/ama/indiahacks-iot-mentor-hours/.

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Themes

Internet of Things

A world of devices connected by internet opens up opportunities for us that were previously unthinkable. The fact that devices can now be connected to each other, share data and take intelligent decisions by talking to other devices can disrupt the way we interact with our surroundings. Build applications on Internet of Things that help us improve our experience in our day to day life.

Smart Life

Almost every aspect of our daily lives or business will be affected by IoT (Connected Smart Things). The ecosystem of connected smart things will bring happier, healthier and smarter life to reality by on-demand access to computers, smart cars, smart buildings, smart health devices, smart home - automation & security, documents and applications and many more.

Create an IoT Solution based on concept of “Smarter Life”. The IoT solution should incorporate one or more following sub-theme -

  1. Smart Homes
  2. Smart Cars
  3. Smart Healths
  4. Smart Security

Theme suggested by Verizon

Digital Disruptions

Taking a holistic view at business processes, business models, and customer experiences and refactoring them by leveraging advances in technology in order to radically improve performance and reach.

Create a solution incorporating one of the following sub-theme -

  1. IoT with Augmented/Virtual Reality
  2. Virtual reality based training

Theme suggested by Altimetrik.

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Prizes

Each team member of the winning team will receive the prizes.

1st Prize

Trip to San Fransisco

2nd Prize

Xbox one with Kinect and Audio Technica Headphones

3rd Prize

GoPro Hero 4

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