Outdoor Navigation Challenge

Outdoor Navigation for people with Visual Impairments

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Outdoor Navigation for people with Visual Impairments!

Everything you know about Outdoor Navigation is set to change.

From hyperloops to self-driving cars, from ride-hailing to micro-mobility, from multimodal travel to flying taxis, we are in the process of completely reinventing how people move. And while we do know that everything is about to change, we still need to figure out how.

This makes Outdoor Navigation one of the most exciting area in technology today. When you don't know what the future looks like, you have the power to invent it!

Join us for a 10 day challenge to build your innovative concepts, ideas and solutions for the future of navigation, for visually impaired. You’ll bring your skill, your passion and your creativity. We’ll bring the world’s #1 location platform.

At HERE Technologies, we have the data and the technology to bring your mobility solutions to life. Our APIs and SDKs give you power to include maps, routing, addresses, places, traffic, public transit, toll cost, geofencing and much more into your applications. Visit our developer portal to find out more and sign up.

“Create an app or a platform to help people who are blind and visually impaired to navigatein new and familiar environments.”

Dates

Starting Date:

16th October 2019

Ending Date:

28th October 2019


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Who should participate?

Working Professionals, Startups and Technology enthusiasts, anyone who loves to Code.

Location for Developers

Build location-aware apps and services using the world’s #1 location platform*

APIs and SDKs for maps and location-aware web and mobile apps

Requirements

Join us for 10 day Online challenge to build your innovative concepts, ideas and solutions for the future of Outdoor Navigation Challenge for Visually Impaired using HERE Technologies' APIs and SDKs. You’ll bring your skill, your passion and your creativity. We’ll bring the world’s #1 location platform.

Who should participate?

Working Professionals, Startups and Technology enthusiasts, anyone who loves to Code.

Location for Developers

Build location-aware apps and services using the world’s #1 location platform*

APIs and SDKs for maps and location-aware web and mobile apps

Requirements

Join us for 10 day Online challenge to build your innovative concepts, ideas and solutions for the future of Outdoor Navigation Challenge for Visually Impaired using HERE Technologies' APIs and SDKs. You’ll bring your skill, your passion and your creativity. We’ll bring the world’s #1 location platform.

Selection Process

Step - 1

Registration

Last date to Register - 28th October 2019.
Note: You should be registered on INCUBATEIND.

Step - 2

Become A Developer

Complete your profile on here API portal.

Step - 3

Challenge Phase

The portal will be open from 16th October to 28th October.

Step - 4

Project Submission

Submit your solutions on the portal before 28th October.

Step - 5

Results

The results for the challenge would be announced on 31st October.

Winners

Winner

Karina Jangir
Karina Jangir
1st Runner Up

Saksham Bhargava
Saksham Bhargava
2nd Runner Up

Aditya Soni
Aditya Soni

Frequently Asked Questions

Online challenge is an event where people come together to solve problems on an online platform. It means you can solve problems given to you by implementing ideas into play, codes in action by creative and concentrated way.
Hackathon is an event where people come together to solve problems. It means you bring ideas into play, in a collaborative, creative and concentrated way. Hackathon is great because you push yourself further - and often meet friends on the way.
The Online Challenge is open for everyone. However, in case of hackathon, we can’t host students under 18 overnight, due to legal issues.
We got you. We’ll support you all with team formation sessions and brainstorming for ideas, so that you can form a team of max 4 members. Its encouraging to pair up with people who posses different skills. According to our experience, Diverse Background generates CREATIVE projects!
Our event is free for all admitted hackers. We provide meals, coffee, swag, WiFi and electricity, etc. Unfortunately, we don't have the resources to provide travel reimbursements this year.
Skills like Thinking, Coding, Designing and Problem Solving are helpful in a Hackathon but this is also a perfect place/time to begin learning.
The process of shortlisting will be carried out by an esteemed panel of industry professionals who'll also be mentoring the teams in this competition.
You can message or email us! Reach out to us through the contact form at the bottom of the page.