The company Oracle Corporation held the award of their 1st Challenge Innovation on October 12th, at which Ana Gabriela Hicks López and Lourdes Carolina Castañeda Chang, students of the Universidad Panamericana (UP), presented a project to automate a kindergarten using Blockchain technology and Internet for Things (IoT).
The young industrial engineering students of the Aguascalientes Campus of the UP together with the student of the Mexico Campus, Juan Pablo Sánchez Henkel Moreno, to carry out the presentation of the automated incubator with IoT and blockchain, were trained in this regard during a week by experts from the Oracle team. It should be noted that thanks to their achievements, the students now have the opportunity to become part of Oracle by working full-time in the company.
From October 6th to 12th, the teenagers had an itinerary that was broken down into the presentation of Oracle technologies that took place on the first two days, then they had a day on which they could structure the project for the next day dedicated to the present and finally show at the award ceremony.
The challenge was called â ????No Code Innovation Challengeâ ???? and in addition to the Universidad Panamericana, other participants from the Universidad Nacional de Misiones (which took first place thanks to three participants from the institution), the Iberoamericana and the Tecnológico de Monterrey were invited by the Oracle Academy and Oracle Innovation. The starting parameter for participation was a student in the final year of each degree dealing with different technologies.
Oracle Academy is a division of Oracle Corporation dedicated to providing free resources for educating students on software, cloud technology, and others. The aim is to train new, innovative personalities who at the same time have the ability to be technology leaders.
The aim of the participating students was to present a solution based on Oracle technologies for every problem they wanted to use. To do this, they had to incorporate sustainable resources, “Phygital” experience, secure e-commerce (CX + Blockchain) and data traceability into the processes.
According to the institution’s website, “Business Domotics and Automation (IoT), Electronic Commerce (CX) and Sustainability (IoT and Blockchain)” implemented ???? respectively.
Previously, Universidad Panamericana and Oracle had worked together for a variety of purposes, including in 2018 Oracle and the UP signed an alliance to promote and improve education at the social level. The company has also attended the educational institution for four consecutive years, making selections of students who are in the final semesters of careers associated with the testing and software development branches and scheduling for hiring and retiring at the company .