IBM Cognitive IoT Hackathon

Calling all IBM Watson IoT Hackers

Come to the IBM Cognitive IoT Build Hackathon to compete against other developers and development teams across India and South Asia for prizes and prestige, and access to unprecedented recognition and support from IBM on assisting you on your journey on developing your “read for Watson IoT” apps.

  • Pune, May 29-30
  • Bangalore, June 1-2

Hack Details and Themes

Participants in this 48-hour hackathon will:

  • Learn how to build solutions on the IBM Watson IoT cognitive IoT platform
  • Push the boundaries of technology by leveraging Blockchain, Weather, Edge, and “Digital Twin” capabilities -- hot topics in the IoT field
  • Develop a prototype with hands-on assistance from industry experts representing IBM Watson IoT, Qualcomm, Persistent, Arrow, and many more

Hackathon themes focus on:

  • Smarter Cities e.g., Smarter Agriculture
  • Industry 4.0 e.g. Smarter Factory
  • Smarter Homes and Buildings
  • "Bring Your Own" BYO Solution and become “Cognitive-enabled”

The IoT Hack Hardware

Participants will use the DragonBoard™ 410c, by Arrow Electronics, featuring the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processor, and the PTH Combination Digital Sensor (MS8607), and the TSYS01 Digital Temperature Sensor from TE Connectivity.


Getting started:


Peripherals access and sample code: