Sweep awards deadline for entries extended

SMART Communications has extended the deadline for the submission of entries to the country’s biggest technology competition, Sweep (Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program) Innovation and Excellence Awards.

College students will have until Oct. 27 to come up with their mobile and digital innovations.

Interested students, aged 17 to 25, are required to form a team and come up with a wireless application under any of the following categories:

  • consumer–innovations for personal use or for customers or buyers;

  • business to Business (B2B)–for government and business transactions;

  • social innovations–covering the fields of education, environment, disaster preparedness and response, health, livelihood, or agriculture;

  • big data–involving social media and web analytics; and

  • machine to machine (M2M) or Internet of Things (IoT)–involving intelligently connected devices and systems.

Teams should come up with a video pitch and register online at www.smartsweep.ph. The full mechanics can also be found on this site.
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