Honeywell and HackerEarth Launch National Hackathon Challenge

It is designed to stimulate creativity and innovation on technologies that are defining the connected world

Honeywell recently hosted its first Honeywell Hackathon Challenge in Bengaluru, India in association with HackerEarth, which is a provider of enterprise software solutions that help organizations in their innovation management and talent assessment endeavors.

The first in a series of similar events scheduled for this year, The Honeywell Hackathon Challenge was held at Honeywell Technology Solutions’ office with more than 2,000 participants.

The Honeywell Hackathon Challenge is designed to stimulate creativity and innovation on technologies that are defining our increasingly connected world. The first Hackathon ideated on Chatbots, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, Predictive Analytics, Image Recognition, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Real-Time Location Sensing / GPS.

The 169 entries were evaluated based on the innovativeness of the idea, its relevance as a solution to the problem, and the maturity of technology employed. Twenty-two shortlisted teams comprising 41 contestants then participated in the day-long offline Hackathon held at the Honeywell Bengaluru campus.

The winners were Lezwon Castellino, Jaison Chacko and Rahul Acharya, students at Christ University, Bangalore, whose application was a Self-Driving Artificial Intelligence.

The Honeywell Hackathon Challenge saw 1,200 students from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Regional Engineering Colleges, and school children from across the country submit their ideas. Gaurang Bharti, a student of Oakridge International School, whose idea made it to the final shortlist, was among the youngest participants.

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