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2019 Asia Open Data Challenge Successfully Strengthens the Utilization of Data across Asia!

2019 Asia Open Data Challenge Award Ceremony in Japan

2019 Asia Open Data Challenge Award Ceremony in Japan

Asia Open Data Challenge was organized for the first time in 2015 with the aim of solving common challenges by leveraging open data in Asia. At 2019, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, organized the 5th year for this international competition, participants seek to address challenges under the theme of “Smart Life” by making use of open data in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.


Moreover, this year there are numerous enterprises exploring the innovation and application of data, creating more opportunities for international cooperation with the participants. The enterprises and their themes include:

  • Microsoft & PChome: How to apply data to create a full channel of O2O sales and maximize regional economy

  • Gigabyte & WeatherRisk: How to utilize open data of air condition (such as pollution sources, weather conditions, overseas transmission, etc.) for prediction models to create innovative services for people.

  • HERE Technologies: Make every day experiences smarter and more sustainable by leveraging the power of location services developing by HERE API.


The competition team must integrate the data of different countries, tap the value in the data, and then use creativity to come up with outstanding solutions.


The winners of all the categories list as following:

  • Team's Choice Award: Kaviiland (Taiwan), RPT (Taiwan), The Traveler (Taiwan), SmartLifeSaver (Japan), Mad Synergy (Korea) and Black Cat (Thailand)

  • Superb Award-HERE Technologies: Here-STANDY (Japan), SmartLifeSaver (Japan)

  • Superb Award-Microsoft Taiwan & PChome: SHOWHUE (Taiwan), HitoFun (Taiwan)

  • Superb Award-Gigabyte & WeatherRisk: JNU_ITSOC (Korea)

  • Invincible Award: Kaviiland (Taiwan), STANDY (Japan), Mad Synergy (Korea) and Black Cat (Thailand)


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