Startup Saturday Kochi - April 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most talked about and anticipated technology shifts expected to transform the way we live. The number of connected and smart devices is growing at a rapid pace globally as well as in India. According to Gartner, IoT will grow globally to 26 billion units installed in 2020, fundamentally changing everything we do with real time data and actionable intelligence.

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Satish Babu

Founder Director of ICFOSS

Satish Babu is a Free Software activist, Internet advocate and development professional based out of Kerala. He is the Founding Director of the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), an autonomous academic/research institution of the Government of Kerala, India. He was earlier the CEO of SIFFS, a co-founder and President of InApp Information Technologies, and is associated with several national and international professional societies.

Hariprasad Nair

CEO of GadgEon

He is the co-founder and CEO of GadgEon Systems, has over twenty five years of experience in the fields of engineering,product development, technology team build up and management. He has significant experience in Datacom/Telecom networking,End to End solution realization in the field of Internet of Things (IoT), technology products development and IT service industry.

Lentin Joseph

CEO of Qbotics

Lentin Joseph is an electronics engineer, robotics enthusiast, machine vision expert, embedded programmer, and the founder and CEO of Qbotics Labs. After 3 years of work experience, he started Qbotics which is mainly focused on research to build great products in domains such as wearable technology, robotics, machine vision, green technology, and online education.

Prakash Bare

Cofounder - GDA Technologies

Prakash, an engineer and entrepreneur by profession, has held various technology and business positions in electronics design industry. He cofounded GDA Technologies, a electronic design services and intellectual property company, in 1995 with head quarters in California and design centers across US and India. GDA was acquired by L&T Infotech and Rambus Inc after 10 years of its operation. He is currently involved with multiple technology startups in India. Prakash holds a masters in microelectronics from IIT, Kanpur.

Prakash is also actively involved in malayalam theater and filmmaking as an actor and producer. His films have won recognitions nationally and internationally including 10+ kerala state film awards and official selections to Berlin, Montreal, Mumbai, BFI, IFFK and Durban festivals.

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They have developed prototype for IOT based automatic logistics management system, Intelligent Health band with electronic health record and many features. They are also developing an effective IOT gateway for communication to devices.


Rabitech Established in 2014, is the result of a dream to revolutionize the world by connecting real world and digital world. They are specialized in the IOT (Internet of Things) based products which helps the common people to make this world better. Their prime product Nearals offers a great platform facilitating Proximity marketing and hospital tracking application.


Event Details

09 Apr, 2016
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Athulya Auditorium
Kochi - 683511

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