Intelligent World Hackathon Summary

August 31, 2016

Intelligent World Hackathon LogoEmpowering Cities to Take on Challenges

Current, powered by GE, challenged developers around the world to create solutions for apps that use live data from sensors in LED fixtures to help solve problems cities face with traffic, parking, public safety, urban planning, retail environments or building management.

422 participants, $58,000 in total prizes, $25,000 and a meeting with GE ventures grand prize. Partners: Pitney Bowes, BreezoMeter, Innocite MTL, Particle and more!

The Winning App

Marauder mApp iconMarauder mApp
A community-based application that recommends a safer route and provides a virtual escort to enhance pedestrian safety.

 

 

Second Place

Hearth iconHearth
An intelligent cities platform connects sensor-enabled street lights and traffic signals to create a real-time, city-scale social network for intelligent traffic management and emergency services offline.
Additional Awards: Pitney Bowes Integration, Best Student App

 

More Innovative Apps

Traffix iconTraffix
Creates safer roads with clear and effective visualizations of vehicle and pedestrian flows for city planners. 

 

 

 

Airport Traffic Monitor iconAirport Traffic Monitor
Calculates the number of passengers entering and exiting airports to help manage airline security, staffing and wait times.

 

 

 

Ingenio iconIngenio
Integrates government open data and live sensor data to provide insights, analytics and live alerts for efficient town planning and day-to-day living.
 

 

 

Loading Bay iconLoading Bay
Utilizes “Trucks” with indoor positioning systems to send coordinates, dwell-time metrics and tracking information to improve logistics and building management.

 

 

To learn more about the possibilities of Predix, visit currentbyge.com/predix.

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