The 2017 Elisa Innovation Challenge has reached the semi-final stage. The competition in search of new success products for the Internet of Things and Smart Home solutions gathered idea proposals from 19 countries. The selected semi-final teams will now begin a 16-week long product development phase. The winner will be announced at the Slush 2017 event in Helsinki.
Semifinalists of the 2017 Elisa Innovation Challenge
Adloc’s Household Energy Hacker service mixes energy consumption data with other publicly available data (e.g. weather data) and provides households with predictive guidance to make ideal energy consumption related microdecisions, we can help them to save big on yearly energy bill.
Klok is developing a modular multi-purpose home automation hub providing seamless single-point connectivity for multiple IoT devices.
Yotta Green (B2C)
Yotta’s smart electricity switches and outlets monitor and analyse household power consumption and uses artificial intelligence to learn household electricity usage patterns. The system can alert users of abnormal behaviour, eliminate electrical fires and save up to 40 percent in electricity.
Humia develops affordable and simple-to-use sensors and services for buildings. Special emphasis is on detecting and preventing moisture and mold-related problems.
iqBox provides a solution for last mile delivery of groceries even when the recipient is not home during the delivery. The solution consists of physical hardware and a cloud service.
Parquery is a smart parking solution that uses computer vision and deep learning algorithms running in the cloud to supply real-time data and analytics to smart mobility operators, retail companies and cities.
Pzartech develops a 3D recognition technology that enables user of heavy equipment to quickly identify mechanical parts using 3D image processing and deep learning.
Soloblik's dynamic warehousing system combines the power of smart sensors with sophisticated data intelligence in the IoT backend. It automatically finds the best free locations for incoming goods and creates a perfect digital mirror of all warehousing operations.
Team Robocrane has a vision of turning the muscles of the construction site, namely tower cranes, into the brains of the site. The aim is to utilize the natural high ground of the site to provide workers and contractors a more safe and productive environment and finally to automatize the tower crane.
Viimatech is developing an extensive, cost optimal IoT solution to monitor pumping environments and electrical motors. The unique solution enables 30–50 percent savings in the operational costs (energy and maintenance) of pumps.