After the last Galileo Hackathon in India in March 2019, GNSS.asia organized a new series of Galileo Hackathons – this time all virtual and with a new partner – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
On 12-14 November 2021, three Galileo Hackathons opened their virtual doors to innovators across Southeast Asia.
- The Open ASEAN Galileo Hackathon in Southeast Asia
- The Galileo Hackathon in the Philippines by PhilSA
- The Galileo Hackathon in Thailand by GISTDA
The participants had to develop hands-on solutions that directly benefit everyday people in their country as the main objective. Their solutions revolved around the 4 challenges:
- Challenge #1 – Emergency Applications;
- Challenge #2 – Environmental Challenges;
- Challenge #3 – Maritime Applications;
- Challenge #4 – Tourism & Cultural Heritage
During the hackathon competition, the participating teams worked on solutions such as:
- First responders & rescue (Challenge #1)
- Prevention & preparedness (Challenge #1)
- Firefighting (Challenge #1)
- Reforestation (Challenge #2)
- Waste management & recycling (Challenge #2)
- Smart fishing (Challenge #3)
- Marine life protection (Challenge #3)
- Port management (Challenge #3)
- Protecting Cultural Heritage (Challenge #4)
- Safe, Smart & Responsible Tourism (Challenge #4)
Open ASEAN Galileo Hackathon
1st place – LiLA
LiLA is an online mobile application platform that bridges people and the environment. It will be a one-stop hub for tree planting event organizers and tree-planting volunteers.
2nd place – LIGTAS
Location Integrated Geological hazard Tracking and Action System (LIGTAS) is a location-based disaster reporting and response system utilizing Mobile GNSS and web GIS technologies.
3rd place – Bagan Info
Bagan Info aims to provide tourists with comprehensive information and itineraries within Bagan, a UNESCO site while contributing to the integrity and sustainability of the cultural site.
Galileo Hackathon in Thailand
1st place – Lodestar
The application solves the tourist capacity problem by showing the level of population density in tourist attractions at that time and suggesting nearby attractions with less population density.
2nd place – Four Fire
The smart system that automatically alerts the fire departments and provides them with the best map to travel to the fire accident using the combination of AI and GNSS technology.
3rd place – Galiwander
Galiwander will recommend places with cultures where people also like, as well as places that suit the lifestyles of users. By using a recommendation system (Collaborative Filtering) with GNSS.
Galileo hackathon in the Philippines
1st place – SAKLOLO
A GNSS Leveraging Device with Emergency Power System for Survivor Geopositioning during Maritime and Natural Disaster.
A low-cost smart fish farming app using buoy-mounted sensors.
3rd place – I am safe
A system that use GNSS data to give a real assessment and warning in the event of sudden flooding.