Watchy Technology was announced as the Top 10 finalists in the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge (QDIC) in 12th April 2016 at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, India.
Watchy Technology received the certificate and the cash prize. Dignitaries on the stage left to right are Sunil Lalvani, President, Qualcomm India ; J S Deepak, secretary, of the Department of Telecom (DoT) ; R.Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM; and Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary, Department of industry Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India
Background on QDIC
Close on the heels of Indian Prime minister’s Visit to Silicon Valley, Qualcomm executive chairman Paul E Jacobs announced that Qualcomm will invest $150 million in Indian start-ups . QDIC is one of the first initiative in that direction. All the 10 startups including Watchy received USD 10,000 as prize money and access to Qualcomm engineering resource including a specialized lab in Bangalore, India. On completion of the incubation program, Top startups will get USD 100,000 more. The event was covered by media including Economic Times and Your story .
Watchy provides full HD IP Camera with audio, MP5 compression, Uninterrupted high speed video streaming to the cloud by using bandwidth aggregation solution through which Watchy’s ZifiLink is able to combine all the cellular technology of various 2G, 3G, 4G & Wi-Fi networks over a single box called ZifiLink.
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