Singapore team wins Accenture’s first globally-linked hackathon

Singapore team wins Accenture’s first globally-linked hackathon
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SINGAPORE (Nov 16): A team from Singapore has emerged global winner of the first digitally-connected hackathon by Accenture.

“Wombat” developed a prototype for an early warning system to detect and prevent outbreaks of Dengue Fever and other vector-borne diseases.

Named “Dragonfly”, the system attracts arthropods such as mosquitoes and identifies their species. As part of their presentation at the hackathon, the team created a model of a flytrap that uses blue light to attract mosquitoes... (Click here to read the full story.)