The purpose of the IPSO CHALLENGE is to show what is possible utilizing the Internet Protocol (IP) and open standards in building the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants to this global competition submit a proposal for a working prototype that is innovative, marketable and easy-to-use. Contest winners receive monetary prizes (Grand $10,000USD, Second $5,000USD and Third $2,500USD), worldwide recognition and networking opportunities. Additionally, development hardware and software is available to qualified entries. Semi-finalists receive mentorship from industry luminaries, travel awards and booth space to display their prototype at a leading industry trade show.
IPSO CHALLENGE 2015 winners:
- Grand Prize: The Smart Rock Bolt developed by Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and Eistec AB.
- Second Prize: Intelligent Thermostatic Radiator Valve developed by EISOX.
- Third Prize: IoT Platform from MicroPnP
To learn more about the IPSO CHALLENGE, please visit challenge.ipso-alliance.org.