hSenid Mobile concludes successful TADHack 2016


Novemeber 01, 2016

TADHack, the world’s largest telco application development hackathon and the only meeting place for telco application developers to share, learn, code and innovate was successfully concluded across 30 different countries recently. This international event was conducted simultaneously on a single weekend, connecting Telco developers, partners and sponsors via the Internet. hSenid Mobile Solutions, the local sponsor of TADHack hosted the event in Sri Lanka for the third consecutive time in two satellite locations- Colombo and Jaffna.

Sri Lanka, with the largest telco application developer community had a staggering number of over 500 registrants for this year’s TADHack. The two Lankan events had a total of 17 teams with each team showcasing new ideas and innovations to the world’s stage.

Three winners with significantly innovative ideas were declared winners for using hSenid Mobile’s API platform powered by Dialog Ideamart. Team Shilpa64 won first place with an education management system, SAS Ninja won second place for their wearable device named iWrap, and Team APEX came third with a customer response monitoring system.

The app by Shilpa64 is an IoT integrated local language telco education platform that addresses the access to education especially in underprivileged communities where a user can access the national curriculum and vocational training content on a mobile device. The user can also take relevant tests, obtain performance analytics and advice on student capabilities and improvement.

Team Shilpa64 comprises Niranjan Meegammana, Aadeptha Samarakoon, Poornima Meegammana. Vishwa Kumara and Devanjith De Silva. The solution was developed using hSenid Mobile’s SMS, USSD and CAAS APIs. The team won the local prize of 1000 USD for marking their win at TADHack Sri Lanka 2016.