New Delhi, Delhi, September 18, 2017 /India PRwire
IncubateIND has launched 'Vistara Hackathon', India's largest Aviation Hackathon with an aim to disrupt the aviation sector and solve aviation-related problems with unique and innovative solutions.
IncubateIND provides a fertile ground for networking and teamwork to students and professionals and helps to discover, create, work together, achieve collective goals, and pursue shared ambitions. Essentially, the company works with students, and entrepreneurs community to create workable solutions for better India. It works on solving world's greatest problems through a technology-driven community of students, entrepreneurs, and government. IncubateIND is organizing this hackathon in partnership with India's finest full-service airline, Vistara.
"Vistara is the first Indian airline to have built an end-to-end IT infrastructure on Cloud. We're adopting the latest technologies to drive innovation across avenues - from maximising convenience for travellers across customer touch points to simplifying internal processes that lead to increased productivity and cost-saving. Technology will help bring about disruptive changes in the aviation industry, some of which we hope to discover at the Vistara Hackathon," said Ravinder Pal Singh, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Vistara.
The 'Vistara Hackathon' will involve 20 teams from each city that will compete with each other to create new applications and tools to address aviation-related challenges in areas such as, tracking traveller behaviour, personalization of air travel, intelligent crowd monitoring at airports, system integration with third-party APIs and software, in-flight entertainment and intelligent customer targeting, amongst other challenging aspects. The solutions submitted at the 'Vistara Hackathon' will be reviewed by a panel of technology and aviation experts who will hand-pick winners, based on originality, the potential for scalability, and successful execution.
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