Tata Communications’ F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize 2014

Tata Communications today unveiled its F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize with a $50,000 prize fund to foster and reward innovative thinking in connectivity.

F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize 2014The panel of judges includes Mercedes AMG Petronas team driver, Lewis Hamilton, Executive Director (Technical), Paddy Lowe; Formula One Management’s Chief Technical Officer, John Morrison; Tata Communications’ Managing Director of F1 Business, Mehul Kapadia and former F1 driver and Sky Sports F1 expert commentator, Martin Brundle.

3 challenges will be announced over the course of 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Entrants will challenge their creative and technical knowledge to solve real-world challenges in F1 racing. VIP trips to 2015 Monaco Grand Prix are on the card for winners.

All 3 decided challenges will be announced on Tata Communications’ F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize website beginning with design evolution of F1 display of live data provided by Formula One Management ahead of 2014 Santander British GP. Challenge 2 will be announced before Italian GP, and the last on the eve of 2014 US GP.

Tata Communications, a Technology Supplier of Formula 1 provides management with connectivity to all 19 F1 races, alongwith hosting and content delivery services. The company is also Official Managed Connectivity Supplier for Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team.