Overview

E-Cell IIT Madras is the hub for entrepreneurship related activities in the institute. It aims to imbue the spirit of Entrepreneurship in students and inspire them to take on entrepreneurial challenges with the assistance and guidance provided by us, in order to successfully launch and run their ventures.

We as humans are inclined towards dreaming of life just a little more convenient.It’s human nature to continuously strive towards devices and innovations of convenience. In the modern era apps have become the new buzzword for convenience or in other words laziness. If you’ve thought of an app which could touch the lives of millions then Restcomm Hackathon is the place to be.

E-cell IITM in association with Telestax brings to you the Restcomm Hackathon where you will get a chance to network with the top-notch mentors in the business to nurture your ideas into real life applications. This offers an exciting chance to college students to network with some of the stalwarts in the industry as well as exposes them to a community of like minded students.

Restcomm Hackathon aims to bring the coding community of college students under one roof to solve some of the most pressing issues of mankind and in the process bring them in the limelight of the most powerful organizations in the world. It is essentially a 2 day Hackathon where participants battle it out to prove their worth

With that spirit, Indian Institute of Technology Madras in association with Telestax is conducting a Hackathon - Restcomm Hackathon and invites all developers and hackathon enthusiasts to participate in an interesting and engaging hackathon.

Hackathon Timeline

TIMELINE

Themes

Themes

General

Hacks in any theme also belong to General.

Healthcare

There used to be a time where the common cold could cause an epidemic. And today, we’ve eradicated malaria and are on the path to finding cures to cancer and AIDS. While direct medical sciences have contributed to most of its advancements, recent years have seen computer sciences compliment it very well. Be it in aggregating services of every doctor in a locality, or a simple application with quic...

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Social

Probably, the biggest impact any trend has had on mankind is Social. Social media is transformed almost everything we do today, from staying connected with our friends, communicating with people, doing business, consuming news, learning to almost any other thing that we do in our day to day life, has been impacted by social. So much so, it’s hard to imagine a world not socially connected. But this...

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Communication

Communication in today’s world has drastically changed. With every person being connected with every other person, instantly and through a multitude of channels, they are communicating with ways, previously unimaginable. Build applications that help people communicate better, solving some tangible problems.

Education

The power couple of technology and educational content has revolutionised how people learn today. From online universities like Coursera and Udacity, to learning management solutions like Moodle - technology has changed the art of education for the better. But we’re still scratching the surface. With the advent of big data technology, mobility and the maturing of machine learning and artificial in...

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Entertainment

It wasn’t too long ago, when the first 512 kbps broadband hit the scenes and before you knew it, the internet highways were so broad, that internet enabled entertainment is replacing the television. You have your favorite TV shows streamed straight to your personal devices and the archive of every known musician that ever recorded an album is available via a few touches. Surely, there is no shorta...

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Lifestyle

In this era of virtual reality and booming online commerce across the globe, technology plays a central role in shaping up lifestyle choices across the world. Its an exciting space to see how technology would be an enabler in most ways to provide an affordable and real life like experience when it comes to shopping online. There is still a long gap between the traditional brick and mortar commerce...

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Internet of Things

A world of devices connected by internet opens up opportunities for us that were previously unthinkable. The fact that devices can now be connected to each other, share data and take intelligent decisions by talking to other devices can disrupt the way we interact with our surroundings. Build applications on Internet of Things that help us improve our experience in our day to day life.

Prizes

Main Prizes
Cash Prize (3)
INR 75,000

Cash Prizes for winning teams :

Winning Team 50,000 INR

First Runner-up 15,000 INR

Second Runner-up 10,000 INR

Special Prizes
Internship Offer at Telestax (3)

Internships will be offered top 3 teams.

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