From historic winter storms to F5 tornadoes, extreme weather events have the potential to massively disrupt communities across the world. What can you code to help communities respond to extreme weather?
2018 Call for Code winner pilots mesh network in Puerto Rico
Following a natural disaster, first responders need an effective solution to prioritize relief efforts when connectivity is lost. Project Owl, the Call for Code 2018 winner, addresses this with a network of quickly deployed hotspots that can gather vital information from people in need.
The world is facing unprecedented, interconnected challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change. We believe technology in partnership with a broad ecosystem can help those most in need.
That’s why IBM created Code and Response, a four year, $25 million deployment initiative that puts open source technologies, ideas emerging from coding challenges such as Call for Code, in the communities where they are needed most.