IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Innovation Challenge
At IEEE INFOCOM 2016, we co-organized an exciting 1st innovation challenge panel / pitchfest, where innovators from both academia and industry pitched/presented their entrepreneurial ideas that are original, business-worthy and technically groundbreaking in the area of networking and communications. We were privileged to have the following esteemed individuals serve as judges for the event.
- Vivek Mehra, General Partner, August Capital
- Guido Appenzeller, Chief Technology Strategy Officer, NSBU at VMware
- Nan Boden, Director of Engineering, Google
We congratulate the team from University of Napoli Federico II and Meetecho SRL for winning the pitchfest with their idea of Janus, a general purpose WebRTC gateway!!
Here is a full list of our participants, and their ideas:
|University of Napoli Federico II, Meetecho SRL||Janus: a general purpose WebRTC gateway||Simon Pietro Romano; Alessandro Amirante; Tobia Castaldi; Lorenzo Miniero||Winner!|
|North Eastern Univ||Context Aware Diabetes Management (CADiaM) using Intra-body Internet||Meenupriya Swaminathan; Kaushik Chowdhury||Runner-up|
|Virginia Tech||Privacy-Preserving SAS||Yanzhi Dou; Yaling Yang; Kui Ren|
|Politecnico di Torino, Telecom ParisTech, Politecnico di Bari||Web QoE: Moving beyond Google’s SpeedIndex||Dario Rossi; Enrico Bocchi; Luca De Cicco|
|Carnegie Mellon Univ||Enabling Flexible and Elastic DDoS Defense for IoT||Seyed K. Fayaz; Vyas Sekar|