Ford has named the latest winners in its Innovate Mobility Challenge series, a key part of Ford Smart Mobility, the first widespread implementation of the company———s long-term plan for sustainable mobility solutions. This event has been conducted in several different cities across the world.
The series comprises of 11 worldwide challenges in which Ford invited developers to come up with innovative solutions to mobility problems. Winners from around the world were showcased during the 2015 International CES keynote address of Ford President and CEO Mark Fields. The winners of these challenges were Khyati Majmudar from Mumbai, Utsav Shah from New Delhi and Tristram Norman from the UK.
Khyati Majmudar devised an experiment that combined parameters like real-time weather and forecasts, information on the severity of flooding throughout Mumbai, and crowd-sourced information about conditions into a mobile app that can help commuters make smart decisions. Utsav Shah created an app that creates an opportunity for volunteers in the community to help others in times of need, while simultaneously working with Delhi authorities to improve medical outcomes. Tristram Norman developed a Special Jury Prize-winning experiment that connects healthcare workers to patient medical records with a fingerprint, thus enabling more informed decision making.