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ITC Infotech announces iTech2015 with an IoT Hackathon

ITC Infotech announces iTech2015 with an IoT Hackathon

ITC Infotech will organise a 2-day IoT hackathon at its campus in Bengaluru on July 4th and 5th, 2015.

30 participants are shortlisted for this event which includes a school student. All these participants gets free IOT kit with sensors to explore their creativity. During the start of the hack there will be clear instructions about the hackathon and few technical insights are also given to the needy. 

iTech2015 theme is the “connected world” and “Internet of Things” This years challenges are spread across category of Smart Retail, Smart Manufacturing, Smart supply chains and Smart Agriculture. You are also welcome to submit in your IoT idea along with a business case in the ‘OPEN’ category, if it does not fall in the challenge areas mentioned above.

The winners and runners up will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakhs and Rs. 1 lakhs respectively.

While discussion Ms. Sushma Rajagopalan, CEO & MD, ITC Infotech, said, “We are starting iTech this year and planning to repeat it annually. Based on the response and support we shall scale up the event year on year.  iTech2015 is one of our multi-dimensional initiatives for encouraging innovation and boosting tech entrepreneurship. This year’s theme is the “connected world” and “Internet of Things”. We have created this platform to aid participants in developing prototypes of their ideas to address real-world business challenges. We will nurture some of the relevant ideas in our Innovation Lab to drive competitive advantage for ITC’s businesses or our clients’ businesses.”

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