Last month, it was announced by Maxonrow that they are holding their first-ever hackathon that would last for a month. Maxonrow announced that the talents and programmers will be presented with a series of challenges. These challenges given revolved around finding solutions that would help the world put an end to the COVID-19 situation.
Maxonrow provided more clarification around their aim in a recent social media interaction with their followers. They stated that they wanted to collect new cases and find their solutions so they could be fed onto MedsLOCK.
They advised that MedsLOCK is a communication and control system developed by Maxonrow. MedsLOCK application has been designed in order to provide real-time insights and data related to the Coronavirus outbreak.
In the end, Maxonrow was delighted to announce the winners of the hackathon. They were very glad to announce that the prize money of fifteen thousand euros was shared between 5 different teams. Each team managed to take the first spot in a particular challenge.
Maxonrow also shared the names of the challenges and their winners respectively. The first challenge in the hackathon was, Move-Safe. This challenge comprised of establishing as to what scale the social distancing SOP(s) are being followed globally. Then provide solutions as to how the social distancing SOP(s) could be made more effective.
The second challenge in the hackathon was named, Credential and Certificate Issuance. This challenge comprised of the problems that health organizations faced from around the world related to patient health information. Many countries admitted that they had lost the medical data of thousands of patients due to software malfunctions. Here, the teams were to design a system to expedite the process of verifying, updating, storing patient information.
The third challenge was named as “Welfare”. This challenge focused on having the teams design an infrastructure, which would meet the needs of the consumers and businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19.
The consumers and businesses, in this case, were those who were entitled to stimulus packages unveiled by governments. But these consumers and businesses found it too difficult to apply or had no access to these packages.
The fourth challenge was “Virtualizing the New Norm”, which required teams to establish how people could adopt blockchain-technology in their everyday life.
The fifth challenge was “UI/UX”, requiring the teams to design a dashboard based on a machine learning-power platform. The dashboard would deliver supply chain solutions and data to medical organizations.
The team that won the first challenge was “Move-Safe”. The second challenge was won by “VeCura”, the third challenge was won by “Well and Fair”. The fourth and fifth challenges were won by the teams “010” & “Med-Chain” respectively.