OctaHacks 2.0

Tech it easy


March 14-15, 2019


Chitkara University, Punjab Campus

Developer Student Clubs and UCollege in collaboration with i-3indya Technologies is ready to host IOT Challenge 2019. This National level event on Internet of Things under Radiance'19 IIT Bombay will surely be a great place to learn about IOT and build amazing projects using it.

In this 2 days workshop, first learn about IOT with practical implementation and then hack the IOT Challenge on one of eight (OCTA) different problem statements where one can not only prove themselves but also get a chance to win the competition.

Only Constraint is Time!

Topics covered in workshop

  1. Introduction To IOT
  2. Future of IOT
  3. Wide description about MicroControllers & ICs
  4. Memory organization & architecture
  5. Pin outs of ATmega8 Microcontrollers
  6. Programming in embedded c
  7. Interfacing of LEDs and Buzzers

Kit Content

  1. Minitron Board
  2. WIFI Module
  3. USB to TTL Board
  4. USBasp Programmer
  5. LM35 Temperature sensor
  6. Relay Board
  7. DC Adaptor
  8. Bulb,Holder,Wire

Practicals & Projects

In this two day Hands-on workshop you are going to learn by practicals and after each practical their is a project which you will make in the workshop and their are 6 projects that you will make throughout the workshop.
Click on the practicals below to know the projects associated with them

Project 1: Burning the program on Hardware with some different LED patterns
Project 2: Turn on/off AC appliances with mcu at some delay.
Topics Covered
  1. Serial Communication
  2. UART in MicroControllers
  3. Accessing internal UART
Project 3: Display sensor data on Hyper Terminal.
Topics Covered
  1. Introduction to ADC
  2. How to detect the sensor values
  3. Introduction to LDR SENSOR
  4. Introduction To Wifi
Project 4 : Automatic Updates/uploads of sensor value on IP/web.

IOT Platform ( think speak / IBM Watson / Local server )
Project 5 : Real Time monitoring of sensors on a particular IP Address/server.
An IOT Home


Here's a rough breakdown of the days you'll be spending at OctaHacks

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At OctaHacks, we strive to bring together developers to participate in the hackathon irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background or ethnicity. We usually try to keep things simple. Read our FAQs to phase out ambiguity.

OctaHacks is a hackathon that promotes eight tracks to innovate, ranging from local community to health and education. Possibilities are endless!!
Everyone who is amazed by the changing technology and believes can solve real world problems. If you are a college/university student, you are most welcome! You can participate in teams of 2-4 students. You don’t have a team? No Problem! You can find a team fit for you here!
All the participants will receive an confirmation email after the registration. Students will be allowed on that basis.
After the workshop in the first part you have to select from the 8 problem statement and have to make a Solution for the problem with maximum efficiency.
Your laptop and charger. That’s it! If your project requires hardware, bring your own equipments.
Selection will be on the basis of your GitHub and LinkedIn profiles.
Awesome! Please have a look at our Sponsor Deck and Contact Us @ [email protected] Our team will get back at you.
Food will be available at the venue at nominal charges.
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide any travel reimbursements. The accomodation will be on the venue itself.

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