IncubateIND launches India’s largest Aviation Hackathon

  • IncubateIND launches 30-hour long, India’s largest Aviation Hackathon
  • Registrations for India’s largest Aviation Hackathon open until Sept 25, 2017
  • All-India Vistara Hackathon to be held from Oct 7, 2017, to Oct 8, 2017, in Delhi/NCR and Bengaluru

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.

“Technology is no more a need now rather it has become a lifestyle. Hackathon is a birthplace of innovation. It can be adapted to greatly accelerate the process of digital transformation. IncubateIND helps to drive innovation by crowd-sourcing talent using latest technologies, competing to build, test, and launch amazing ideas to the world for tech products, platforms, and brands,” said Samkit Sharma, Co-Founder, IncubateIND.

Since its inception in 2016, IncuabteIND is committed to providing a space to young minds to flourish their ideas and has endeavored to solve world’s greatest problems by one of a kind solutions. With ‘Vistara Hackathon’, IncubateIND aspires to build solutions which will revolutionize the aviation sector and transform the flying experience for travelers in India.

Putting an emphasis on the working structure of the company, Punit Jain, Co-Founder, IncubateIND further stated that Innovation is born out of curiosity and most businesses, nowadays, have taken birth out of a robust engineering of innovation.

“Every company is seeking modernization to increase their productivity and efficiency. IncubateIND provides a platform to students, professionals, and entrepreneurs and helps them in developing their skillset in the domain of technology,”  he said.

Vistara is India’s finest full-service airline and is aimed to create memorable and personalized flying experiences for its customers and set new standards in the aviation industry in India.