Hack Challenge #3:

Connected Building & City

Do you want to build solutions that make our buildings and cities a more efficient and intelligent place to live and work? This hack challenge provides you with a fully equipped office room including sensors, beacons, cameras, smart light bulbs, air condition sensors, thermostats, Amazon echo and much more hardware to connect to the Bosch Connected Building Platform. You will be able to create easily and professional IoT application for building stakeholders – including connected residents, caretakers, landlords, joint owners and technicians. Join this hack challenge and make buildings smarter, more comfortable and more efficient!

What will you hack with?


• Lighting tools from Zumtobel
• Microsoft Surface Hub
• Beacons from
• Connected cameras of Bosch Security Systems
• Heating systems from Bosch Thermotechnology
• SigFox Sens’it Sensors
• NXP SigFox Development Kits
• Air Quality Sensors
• Amazon Echo


• Bosch Connected Building Platform
• Bosch Intelligent Video Analysis
• Microsoft Cognitive Services
• Bosch IoT Things
• Eclipse Hono
• Zumtobel LITECOM lightmanagement

Who is supporting this hack challenge? empowers businesses by bridging the gap between real and digital. We are pushing the IoT revolution forward by connecting proximity-aware devices to the cloud. Future IoT solutions will be built on beacons, and is proud to be a leader in that space. We want to share our best-in-class beacon infrastructure solutions and expertise to empower every business to realize its full potential.

Providing: Gateway, Beacon PRO, Card Beacons & Location Engine

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Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Our Mission: Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more
Our Strategy :Build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world

Cognitive Services
Surface Hub

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SIGFOX’s solution is based on a dedicated global network. It delivers ubiquitous connectivity to billions of objects and complements existing high-bandwidth systems by providing economical, low-power, two-way transmission of small quantities of data over long distances, thus lowering cost barriers to wide implementation of the IoT, extending the battery and service life of connected devices greatly.

SigFox Sens’it Sensors
NXP SigFox Development Kits

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The Zumtobel Group is an international lighting group and a leading player in the field of innovative lighting solutions and components. With its internationally established brands, Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel, and the acdc and Reiss brands, the Group offers its customers around the world a comprehensive range of products and services. In the lighting business the Group with its Thorn, Zumtobel and acdc brands is the European market leader.

LITECOM products and app

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Bosch Software Innovations, the Bosch Group’s software and systems house, designs, develops, and operates innovative software and system solutions. The cloud-based solution Bosch Connected Building Platform helps turn the idea of the smart building into reality. Using the platform, building operators can access real-time data on their building from anywhere, allowing them to pinpoint problems before any major damage occurs.

Bosch Connected Building Platform

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Bosch Security Systems is your preferred partner for security, safety and communications products and systems. Our product portfolio includes video surveillance, intrusion detection, fire detection and voice alarm, access control and management systems. Professional audio and conference systems for communication of voice, sound and music complete the range. Protecting lives, buildings and assets is our aim.

Surveillance cameras
Security cameras
Intelligent Video Analysis

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Bosch Thermotechnology, together with its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of heating products and hot water solutions in Europe. Bosch Thermotechnology has strong international and regional brands and manufactures a diverse range of products, offering its customers solutions for their room climate, domestic hot water, and decentralised energy management.

Smart thermostat, PointTT, Amazon Echo

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Your Hack MC

Marita Klein, Software Developer, Bosch Software Innovations

Marita is a passionate software developer, having almost six years’ experience in frontend and backend development. At Bosch Software Innovations, she is responsible for cloud backend architecture and implementation. One recently launched project was the Deepfield Connect© smart agriculture project – just one of the various topic fields at connected cities.

Coder: Frontend & backend
Coding languages: Java, JavaScript, CSS
Twitter: @riddy_3

You want to join?

You want to make buildings smarter, more comfortable and more efficient? Select the hack challenge Building & City during the registration process and join us!

The Bosch ConnectedExperience Ticket includes:
  • Participation at the hackathon
  • Access to the keynote presentations on the Grand Stage
  • Access to the IoT exhibition
  • Networking party

Purchase your ticket now or request your invitation for free. However, join us for two great days of learning, making, sharing and hacking at Bosch ConnectedExperience.

Corporate Rate

EUR 300

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Start ups / Students / Others


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