Stream sponsor IoT startup competition, Vietnam
Mar 27, 2017
Stream Technologies are sponsoring Vietnam's annual IoT Startup competition. Organised by the Board of Management of Saigon Hi-Tech Park.
The competition's goals are:
- To attract the interest of the startup community and foster the development of IoT-based products.
- To incubate and establish new IoT startups.
This year's competition was launched on Saturday 25th March. With over 400 participants from all over Vietnam competing for a top prize of 50,000,000 VND, the event will see nearly 100 IoT projects being developed in many fields ranging from wearable devices, smart cities, security, health, energy, farming and retail applications.
Part of the sponsorship support being offered by Stream includes the use of the company's award-winning IoT-X platform. IoT-X is being made available for all IoT Startup participants to manage their connected devices for the duration of the event. Stream's CEO, Nigel Chadwick, was also delighted to be invited to deliver a presentation on global IoT trends at the competition's launch event. Stream's sponsorship of the competition demonstrates the company's continued commitment to supporting projects that foster the development of innovation within the IoT industry.
What is IoT-X?
IoT-X is Stream's class leading CMP (Connectivity Management Platform). Use IoT-X to manage cellular, satellite and LPWA (Low-Power Wide Area Network) networks, including LoRa® connectivity. Fully integrated with Oberthur's M-Connect eUICC platform and Stream's LoRaWAN™ network server and LoRa subscription management capabilities, IoT-X is the world's most agile CMP.
Who are Stream Technologies?
Stream Technologies are innovators in IoT connectivity and network enablement. Stream's customers include OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers), Enterprise clients, government organisations, MNOs (Mobile Network Operator), MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operator), as well as smart city operators and solution providers.
Saigon Hi-Tech Park is one of Vietnam's two national hi-tech parks and considered one of Ho Chi Minh City's five focal economic projects serving as the driving force for the city's development. Saigon Hi-Tech Park has become a trustworthy destination for hi-tech investment in Vietnam. By 2020, Saigon Hi-Tech Park aims to be a technopolis, playing an important role in enhancing the technological and intellectual base of Ho Chi Minh City and the Focal Economic Region of Southern Vietnam, and serving as a Vietnam's model of technological innovation, intellectual capital development and innovation economy.
When: The competition will run from March 2017 with winners being announced in October 2017.
Where: The competition will be launched across Vietnam, with the final round being held in Ho Chi Minh City.
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