We are so excited to to announce the six semifinalists who will advance to phase 2 in the Gigabit DC Challenge.

The semi-finalists selected are:

  • Mark Sussman and Daniel Schep for How’s My Driving DC? Mobile App, a crowdsourcing solution for pinpointing DC’s most habitually dangerous drivers. (Washington, DC)
  • George Washington University’s Transportation Team for Road Vision, Keeping an Eye on Traffic, an information sharing app that translates video feeds from different sources into traffic mobility and safety information. (Washington, DC)
  • Kenneth Walton’s Corner BOI (Curbside Public Health), a patient navigator that fosters empowerment, informs and enhance the ability of patients to make decisions that lead to better medical care. (Washington, DC)
  • Dorin Munteanu and Radu Motisan with uRADMonitor, and their real-time Environmental Monitoring Network aimed at collecting and storing urban air quality data through a modern, cost effective and easy to deploy technology. (Washington, DC)
  • Sunny Sanwar’s Team (Dynamhex) created a Data-layer for Inclusive Climate Goals & Progress, on top of which smart-city visualization platforms are created. Using machine learning, it empowers stakeholders to inclusively and affordably meet the DC Climate & Energy Action Plan. (Kansas)
  • Andrew Kamal and his Underwater Wireless Sensory Network that can track information about our waterways with a noiseless signal. (Michigan)

Semi-finalists will now advance their concepts and build prototypes of their proposed solutions for a chance to receive or split up to $34,000 in award funds.  Semifinalists will also demonstrate their solutions live in front of the judges, District leaders and the general public 6pm Wednesday, January 30, 2019.