Video: Digital Innovation, Inventorium – Open Data 18 Hour Challenge Video
Summary video about the NDRC Digital Innovation, Inventorium – Open Data 18 Hour Challenge on July 4, 2011.
Length - 5:50
The Open Data 18 Hour Challenge is a collaboration between NDRC, Microsoft, Fingal County Council, IIA and Dublin City Council using the data sets from the councils to come up with sustainable businesses.
The top three winners received cash prizes from Microsoft and Dublin City Council to continue work on their idea and access to mentoring and commercialisation support from NDRC’s Inventorium and LaunchPad programmes.
1st Place, BizFit – a website to enable the user to find the best fit location for their business, the website uses demographic and other open source data to match them with the best available locations.
2nd Place, Just Park – a app that helps you to define cost effective and convenient parking based on your location and needs. This app will use just in time data and other open data sources.
3rd Place, Distil – enabling developers to refine, purify and filter open data. It allows open data applications to work seamlessly across multiple non standardised data sets.