Current, powered by GE, held its first Hackathon at Internet of Things World. Using information stored on Current’s Intelligent Environment service, Predix, developers were challenged to address existing or future challenges that city mayors would want solved.
The Chosen One
A defibrillator app that alerts 911 when in use and guides its user through lifesaving procedures. Using information from Current, powered by GE, and
multiple partners, the app can pinpoint emergencies and deliver a photo or video of the medical scene for situational awareness.
“IoT is now evolving beyond simply connecting devices to improve experiences—it can be used to save lives.”
Managing Director, Ciklum
Honorable Mention Apps
Provides virtual parking assistance that guides users to a geographically ideal, available, metered spot.
Provides data about light, water and soil conditions to firms that
adopt community gardens.
Equips city planners with vital information needed to make parking development decisions.
Helps food trucks find prime locations.
Helps blind citizens navigate city streets.