TADHack Global 2019 Winners

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Its a wrap for TADHack Global 2019, we’ll announced all the location and global 2019 winners in this weblog.

Thank you to everyone taking part in TADHack Global 2019. You’re part of something special, talent and innovation are everywhere! We hope taking part in TADHack helps make a difference in your life.

Below is the video and presentation were we announced all the location and global 2019 winners. Its truly amazing what the innovative talent around the world can do with the sponsors’ technologies. Congratulations to all the teams.

Thanks to our global sponsors for making TADHack possible: Telesign (Mobile Identity, Trust), Simwood (Programmable Telecoms, Fraud Protection), and VoIP Innovations (Programmable Telecoms).

And thanks to all our local sponsors and supporters across the many locations: MTN, Inovo, IIT RTC Labs, Cluster Creatic, Aplisay, hSenid Mobile, IdeaLondon, Automat Berlin, Vio Networks, KPN API Store, and Speakup NL.

Global Winners

Simwood’s Global Winners

6789cat.com by Peter Gillis and Markus Toepfer

6789cat.com is a service that allows you create a virtual number and use it as privacy-shield for two-way communication. We’re a Simwood hack covering the few missing parts with Apidaze. $1000 global prize.

SimwoodRSA#BlackPenta by Tselane Bolofo, Abraham Mokaba, and George Links. Great use of Simwood WebRTC: $100 Global Prize

WhoCallsMe by Steve Goodwin, Lily Madar. Inbound call reputation scoring and steering: $400 global prize.

Simwood Node Library by Steve Goodwin, Lily Madar. Wrapping the Simwood API in a node Library: $100 global prize.

SimKube by Matt Williams, Yin Yee Williams. Scalable Simwood services implementation using Kubernetes: $400 global prize .

TeleSign’s Global Winners

Inbus by Andjelka Milovanovic, Stefan Kapunac, Luka Milosevic. InBus automatically notifies users on someone’s distance or time needed to reach a destination, using TeleSign SMS API. Telesign Global Prize of $1000.

Universal help network by Brayan Mamian, Jonathan Ibarra, Cristian Gòmez, Tania Cañizares. Is a network that connects users and specialists to solve their needs on information or specialized advice. Used for users to request information needs and, on the other hand, specialists who take the information request and resolve it, the requests can be complemented through multimedia resources. example: a user consults: “”my puppy got sick and has the following symptoms …”” and the specialist takes the request and answers about possible diagnoses”. Telesign Global Prize of $600.

Fighting Fantasy by Steve Goodwin. Interactive fiction by SMS. Telesign Global Prize of $400.

VoIP Innovations Global Winners

1st Place ($1000) – Automaton by Viacheslav Oleinik: Used VI voice APIs to trigger an acceptance call back to the user once everything has been completed.

20% of tourists in Amsterdam come from outside the Shenghen zone and it’s very expensive for them to use roaming data! If they want to use a service based on QR code they can’t or it’s expensive. Thanks to the NFC solution of Auotmaton, the connection and the payment goes via the connected device itself through the suppliers’ infrastructure and users don’t have to be to use connected devices (bike rental, connected steps,..). By using VOIP Innovations, the supplier makes a confirmation call to users which also doesn’t cost anything for the user.

2nd Place ($600) – Utenz by Vishal Chandrasekaran, Ryan Zheng, Pavan Pandurangi, Jihoon Park: Used VI SMS as their main communications feature to allow users to communicate with each other to talk about healthy eating. Utenz is a dieting and food-tracking app that promotes healthy living, eating, an connection.

3rd Place ($400)– TechBuddy by Will Brickner, Dechen Tsechen: Used VI voice APIs exclusively to connect geniuses with each other. TechBuddy allows geniuses to talk to each other for free through a simple phone call. It matches people based on their skill level.

Location Winners

Belgrade Winners

Here is the Belgrade playlist of all the pitches.

Inbus by Andjelka Milovanovic, Stefan Kapunac, Luka Milosevic.  InBus automatically notifies users on someone’s distance or time needed to reach a destination, using TeleSign SMS API. 1st place, 50,000 RSD (Serbian dinars)

SafeWalk by Aleksa Tonic, Stefan Mitrovic, Andjela Loncarski, Pavle Radoman.  Safety of kids or elderly. Their app is installed on a phone and on regular intervals asks user to confirm they’re safe. If they fail to do so, SMS with current location is sent to pre-set “safe” number.
2nd place, 30,000 RSD (Serbian dinars).

Reminder++ by Kristina Markovic, Filip Minic, Filip Carevic, Mladen Jugovic. A list of events is scraped from websites, such as shows, sports events etc. Then, users can subscribe to these events. The platform notifies users about any changes in subscribed events, via sms. 3rd place 20,000 RSD.

Chicago Winners

Here is the Chicago playlist of all the pitches.

Scamdrop by Poshak Saran, Guru Moorthy, Noel, Madly, Rebecca, Mike, Urii, Kim. A service catered towards businesses with a large call volume to help grow their business in an efficient and people friendly manner while actively helping prevent fraudulent calls on a daily basis.Won the TADHack Chicago location prize of $500.

Utenz by Vishal Chandrasekaran, Ryan Zheng, Pavan Pandurangi, Jihoon Park. Dieting and food-tracking app that promotes healthy living, eating, an connection. Won the hSenid Mobile prize of $500.

Johannesburg Winners

<playlist coming soon>

London Winners

Here is the London playlist of all the pitches.

eFrancesco by Istvan Hoffer, Matyas Juhasz. Event organization assistant with analytics: joint third prize $100.

RabbitDesk.ai by Dominic Norton,Supriya Rai, Immanual Baskaran. Recruitment Analytics: joint third prize $100 .

Time journey by Joe Reeve, Waverley Chmura, Nadia Leonova, Lucie Kaffe. Telling a story over elapsed time: joint second prize $200.

WhoCallsMe by Steve Goodwin, Lily Madar. Inbound call reputation scoring and steering: joint second prize $200 .

SimKube by Matt Williams, Yin Yee Williams. Scalable Simwoods services implementation using Kubernetes: first prize $400.

The Netherlands Winners

Here is the The Netherlands playlist of all the pitches.

AUTOMATON by Viacheslav Oleinik. 20% of tourists in Amsterdam come from outside the shenghen zone and it’s very expensive for them to use roaming data! If they want to use a service based on QR code they can’t or it’s expensive. Thanks to the NFC solution of Auotmaton, the connection and the payment goes via the connected device itself through the suppliers’infrastructure and users don’t ahve t be to use connected vdevises (bike rental, connected steps,..). By using VOIP Innovations, the supplier makes a confirmation call to users which also doesn’t cost anything for the user. 1st prize $300.

SustainBin by Diana Zubchenko. Problem is that people keep on throwing regular garbage in clothing garbage container. municipalities in the netherlands spend a lot of energy, time and budget to sort clothing garbage again befind recycling. With connected smart bins, the bin opens when a user gets closer to the smart bin – after he / she created an account previously. Therefore no mistake can be made and people are actively using and recognizing the clothing bin. Also, thanks to an incentive program and gamification, user are stimulated to use these bins more often! 2nd prize $200.

Chatplatform by Milo Arimit Bhattacharya. By creating a chat platform and connecting users per topic of interest, connected people will solve their loneliness. Users will be incented for long chats with a sticker reward program. Also, the chat platform can be reused by organisations dealing with people facing loneliness (elderly people, people in reinsertion, suicide hotline,..). API Store prize (€1.000 credits in the KPN API Store to further develop the project)

Popayán Winners

Here is the Popayán playlist of all the pitches.

Helpme by Daniel Andrés Alean Mera, Cristhian Alejandro Cañar Muñoz, David Argote, Jhonatan Mariaca, and Edwin Hair Hidalgo. Help the homeless to improve the quality of life, through a donation network of people and foundations. The app publishes the photo and location of the homeless with a short story so that they can help them. 1st place: 500 USD.

Id_Park by Sebastian Caldon, Valentina vásquez, Juan Benavides,
James Tumbaqui Toro. They’re solving parking slot problem, using location to find the available spots and trusteable. The quotas separation is done through payment methods. 2nd place: 300 USD.

Universal help network by Brayan Mamian, Jonathan Ibarra, Cristian Gòmez, Tania Cañizares. Is a network that connects users and specialists to solve their needs on information or specialized advice. Used for users to request information needs and, on the other hand, specialists who take the information request and resolve it, the requests can be complemented through multimedia resources. example: a user consults: “”my puppy got sick and has the following symptoms …”” and the specialist takes the request and answers about possible diagnoses”. 3rd place: 200 USD.

 

 

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