The 2018 Call for Code Challenge winner is Project Owl!
IBM Developer congratulates the team of Project OWL for winning the 2018 Call for Code Challenge. Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics) is a two-part hardware/software solution. It creates an offline communication infrastructure during natural disasters, giving First Responders a simple and reliable interface to manage every facet of search, rescue, and restore.
The winning team's solution will be implemented by IBM through the Code and Response initiative.
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The Call for Code Challenge for 2018 was a competition that asked developers to outthink natural disasters and build the solutions that will significantly improve the current state of disaster preparedness in your community and around the world.
Prizes in 2018
The winner of the inaugural Call for Code Global Award received:
The Call for Code Global Award presented at the Call for Code Award Event in San Francisco.
A $200,000 USD cash prize.
Long-term open source project support from The Linux Foundation.
A venture capitalist firm introduction (New Enterprise Associates) and pitch opportunity
The opportunity to deploy their solution with an IBM Corporate Service Corps team.