Healthcare innovation showcased at Cisco-sponsored hackathon

25th August 2014
Healthcare innovation showcased at Cisco-sponsored hackathon
ThingHack Winners (from left) Manish DM, Chayatan and Devanjan Maiti

Bangalore, August 25, 2014:  Bangalore played host last week to an Internet of Things  Healthcare Hackathon which saw  30 innovative ideas showcased. The event was hosted and supported by Cisco.
Unlike most hackathons, ThingHack provided both, hardware and software to the participants that included sensors, kits, development boards, components, medical devices, IoT cloud platforms and hardware tools that helped the developers give shape to their concepts. The other interesting aspect was the presence of 3D printing start-up Fracktal Works who brought their 3D printer that allows the participants to make 3D prototypes of their ideas.
Smart Insulin pen built by the team of Devanjan Maiti, Chayatan, Manish DM from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore was adjudged the best prototype at the end of the event.
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