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.
The panel of judges includes Mercedes AMG Petronas team driver, Lewis Hamilton, Executive Director (Technical), Paddy Lowe; Formula One Managementâ€™s Chief Technical Officer, John Morrison; Tata Communicationsâ€™ 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 Communicationsâ€™ 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.