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Saturday, August 22
 

09:50

Innofest Inauguration
Saturday August 22, 2015 09:50 - 10:00
J N Auditorium

10:00

#TownhallTalks - How do you create a culture for innovation in the office
How do you create a condusive environment in your office to build a culture of innovation - what role does workplace environment, commute, etc. play in driving innovation in a company

Speakers
avatar for Naveen Tewari

Naveen Tewari

Co-Founder & CEO, InMobi


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 10:15
J N Auditorium

10:00

Maker Ammunition: Autodesk, Stratasys, Bosch, DesignTech, SVP Laser Technology
Maker Ammunition is a part of the Makers Pavilion where you get to see some of the current products out there in the market which will make you pause and tickle to discover more. 
Machines, Products and Exhibits by some of the top maker companies of the world will be showcase here for your viewing pleasure.

Exhibitors
avatar for Autodesk

Autodesk

Autodesk
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets. | Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to... Read More →
avatar for Bosch

Bosch

Bosch
In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Additionally, Bosch has in India the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions.The Bosch Group operates in India through nine companies, viz, Bosch Ltd., Bosch Chassis Systems India Ltd., Bosch Rexroth India Ltd., Robert... Read More →
avatar for Stratasys

Stratasys

Stratasys manufactures 3D printing equipment and materials that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems, making 3D printing more accessible than ever. Manufacturers use Stratasys 3D Printers to create models and prototypes for new product design and testing, and to build finished goods in low volume. Educators use the technology to elevate... Read More →
avatar for SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd

SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd

SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd
SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd is a Chennai-based company which specialises in design and manufacture of Industrial Automation Solutions. CNC, Robotics, Automation, Machine Vision etc.


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Maker Flash: Individual Project Showcase

Be awed by this visually rich, dynamic zone where makers exhibit their magna opera. From college students to professionals to veterans, this is a zone where you can see their inventions, creations and individual projects on full display. We've got drones, robots, IoT solutions and other interesting products on show. You will get to see the extent to which being a 'maker' really means!

 


Exhibitors
avatar for Ridelogik

Ridelogik

Ridelogik is a Fitbit for motorcycles, which diagnoses the real time engine performance, connects with community riders, provides crash alert for security and moreover becomes assistance for every rider. It comes with a protective weatherproof case with charging base for the smartphone, which can be fitted on the bike handlebars. | | Juhaim is the Founder and CEO of Reckone Inventions. He has been selected for International competitions... Read More →
avatar for Smart Glove by Basha

Smart Glove by Basha

Hello all this is Basha, from R.V. College of Engineering. This time I am presenting a Smart Glove project that I did couple of months back. The prime motto for me to do this project was to make a cost effective glove for sign language and speech conversion. It has a bluetooth, an accelerometer, hall effect sensors, etc. It can be used for many application like industrial automation etc,. I am proud to say... Read More →
avatar for Aurospaces: Magic Box by Mr. Rajamohan Jabbala

Aurospaces: Magic Box by Mr. Rajamohan Jabbala

Aurospaces
Aurospaces.com is the brain child of Mr. Rajamohan Jabbala, who has invented a patent in elastic neighbourhood. The idea first struck, when he was trying to help his little daughter find some stationary needed for her project work in school. It was Sunday evening and little time left to wait for platforms like Amazon & Flipkart to deliver them to his daughter. To add to the frustration, he was relatively new in his neighbourhood and finding a... Read More →
avatar for Mindbot by Arun Magesh

Mindbot by Arun Magesh

Arun Magesh – MindBot | This project is like a future technology. Imagine controlling stuffs/gadgets just by your thoughts.  In this project, we are reading small-voltage from our brain using some medical sensor called EEG. The data is in the form of amplitude and frequency which is just raw.  We are sending the data to the Arduino using Bluetooth, which like the second brain which understands our brain signals... Read More →
avatar for Smart Insulin Tracker for Indian Tricorder by Devanjan Maiti

Smart Insulin Tracker for Indian Tricorder by Devanjan Maiti

Smart Insulin Tracker is a tracking device built for Insulin Pens that extracts dosage information and stores it along with a time-stamp. The Smart Insulin Tracker comes with an Android application that connects to the device through Bluetooth connectivity. The application gives reminders, displays relevant information, keeps a check on the amount of insulin left in the cartridge, pushes information automatically to doctors through e-mails and... Read More →
avatar for Nihar Thakker, 11 Year Old Maker

Nihar Thakker, 11 Year Old Maker

Nihar is a 11 Year old genius whose passion is making things. Some of his projects he will showcase at Maker Flash are: | | 1. Coke can Stereo Amplifier Speaker - These USB powered speakers contain a Stereo amplifier circuit that drive 2 speakers which are mounted at the 2 ends of a coke can. The audio input can be connected to an iPod, cellphone, or any other source of music. | | 2. Solar Cellphone/USB Charger - In this Solar charger you... Read More →
avatar for MaxMyTV by Robert Kennedy Manoharan

MaxMyTV by Robert Kennedy Manoharan

MaxMyTV
Robert Kennedy Manoharan | MaxMyTV is a Home Automation Hub which interacts with a variety of IoT sensors to make it a Smart Home. Information about it can be found in http://www.maxmytv.com/. I will be showcasing this smarthub and its sensors at Innofest. I am also working on a small hardware device which I am planning to crowdfund. It is a "location based" voicemail device for smartphones - http://voicemailpro.co/.
avatar for FabX 2.0 3D Printer : REDD Robotics

FabX 2.0 3D Printer : REDD Robotics

REDD Robotics
Fab X 2.0 is the result of collective obsession to create the most efficient design possible. The user experience was kept in mind at all stages of the development. No doubt its currently the most easy to use and affordable 3D printer completely designed and developed in Chennai, India. The machine is smaller and smarter with industry leading mechanics, auto bed level calibration, Budasch nozzle, super precise rails and blocks, an intuitive one... Read More →
avatar for KisanRaja - IoT based Irrigation Automation Solution

KisanRaja - IoT based Irrigation Automation Solution

Vinfinet Technologies Pvt Ltd
KisanRaja is a revolutionary device (invented and manufactured by Vinfinet Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) that helps to bring the fruits of technology to rural India – particularly to farmers and unemployed youth. The solution allows farmers to remotely control the agricultural motor using their mobile or landline. An IVRS (Interactive Voice Response System) in local language helps in making selections for switching the motor... Read More →
avatar for Drive Alert (Intel - IoT) by Osho Bajpai and Team

Drive Alert (Intel - IoT) by Osho Bajpai and Team

A device which detects when the driver of a car becomes drowsy, an incident which can lead to fatality. This IoT hardware device aims at improving drivers efficiency using the captured data. AlertDrive will keep you awake even if you want to sleep while driving.As a result of stress and fatigue, the vehicle driver can experience micro sleep. Micro sleep is the phenomenon of falling asleep for a few seconds.This is very common for heavy... Read More →
avatar for Blue Wave Clean Energy Tech by Abdul Thameem

Blue Wave Clean Energy Tech by Abdul Thameem

Blue wave-clean energy tech  switch to clean energy: Time is right for tidal energy! | | Demand for energy in India is projected to increase by 50 per cent by 2020. Recognising India's unique position with Seven thousand kilometres of coastline, Blue wave-CET set about researching in harness this natural resource to generate clean energy for a better Future. | Blue wave-CET combines a passion to design, build and operate a commercially... Read More →
avatar for Environmental Monitoring and Agricultural Mapping Drone by Chetan Velamurugan and Udayan Umapathi

Environmental Monitoring and Agricultural Mapping Drone by Chetan Velamurugan and Udayan Umapathi

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's) or Drones, in popular parlance are quickly moving from the battle field to the common man's hands. Drones have untapped commercial use and their potential benefits range from monitoring crop health, aerial surveying and delivering vaccines to remote parts. The rapid development and growth of UAV's as a remote sensing platform and advances in sensor technology are catalyzing a renaissance in... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Product Showcase by Crossworks
Crossworks will create an entire experiential zone for you with their innovative product showcase! You can look out for he following:
1. Cross bot -  The smart vending machine that dispenses products viz, run, scream, warmth and maybe if you are drunk as well
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPYDBeGLGYA
2. Interactive retail kiosk - Products that talk to you when you feel them -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ80ZG6WdlY 
3. Tweetosystem - bridging the nature with you, a smart plant that interacts with you via 
tweets and keep your diet in check 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g646xUr3t1I
4. Direction Sound - Hear that sound which perhaps is called the voice of God 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVnPRk9ZQZU
5. Dynamic 3D holobox - 3D object that can be viewed inside the holobox in 3D space and can be viewed from 3 sides. Added to this feature, a smart tab which allows you to virtually 
select a product and throw directly into the holobox. Viz, flick your fingers on the tab and 
see the video fly into the holobox with a new story 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXlKKL7aDf8
6. Hologram console - TBC based on the area that will be provided at the venue. TG can see 3D holographic host appear and interact with them.
7. Interactive hologram  - experience the future with your hands being used to grab the 3D 
object and see them in a whole new way!

Exhibitors
avatar for Crossworks

Crossworks

Crossworks
When it comes to Digital Solutions, Crossworks have an unparalleled domain expertise with their clutter breaking formulae. They have been using Digital Solutions for over two and our Digital and Integrated Marketing Service that they offer brings the accurate upshot for a company and its products. Virtual Display Solutions, Interactive Floor Projection,  Interactive Wall Projection, Kinetic Touch-less Interaction, Digital Signage Solutions... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Product Showcase by InfraEyes
In a step to aid this most common invasive medical procedure, Bangalore-based Infraeyes Private Limited developed Veinus, a vein detecting device that uses infrared light to display map of good, thick, as well as thrombosed veins under the skin. The name, 'Veinus', is a combination of 'vein' and 'nus' which in Hindi means vein. Veinus is an easy to use, portable, non-invasive, vein locating device which visually assists in finding best vein for cannulation, with no risks or side effects. It is especially useful for locating subcutaneous veins which are not visible to naked eyes. 
Come check out "Veinus" for yourself!

Exhibitors
avatar for InfraEyes

InfraEyes

InfraEyes
InfraEyes Private Limited was founded with a mission of creating affordable, effective, fast and accurate medical diagnostic solutions. InfraEyes has a special affinity for solving diagnostic problems using non-invasive methods.The company envisions healthcare systems where diagnostics are accessible in every corner of the society and affordable to everybody thereby enabling better medications and procedures. Over the next 5 years the company... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Product Showcase by Look Mobility
Look Mobility will be showcasing their own VR platform as well as the all-famous Google Cardboard headsets and an Oculus Rift to give you a quick taste of virtual wonderland!

Exhibitors
avatar for Look Mobility

Look Mobility

Look Mobility
Look Mobility is working on a content creation platform for virtual reality. Our aim is to enable anyone to create a virtual reality experience without any coding or technical skills. We are powered by the smartphone platform and webgl. We would like to be there at Innofest to introduce people to virtual reality, help them have a quick taste of the virtual real wonderland with a few demos. We will be bringing a bunch of google... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Product Showcase by Novatech Robo
Novatech Robo will ensnare you in a full blown exhibition of all their robotics products! A heaven for robot enthusiasts, you can expect some of the following: 
1. Drone and Quadcoptor
2. A Follow me kit: A trolley which will follow, useful for shopping malls and handicapped child to take his books.
3. Robotic arm based on leap motion technology (this is use ful in bomb disposal squad and is useful in hazardous operation)
4. Guester robot (useful for partial paralytic persons)
5. Educational kit Novabot with 10 different educational models
6. Bubble monkey.
7. A Robotic lady who invites guests with a flower
10. Home automation Technology 

Exhibitors
avatar for Novatech Robo

Novatech Robo

Novatech Robo
Novatech Robo have developed Novabot, the Robotic Training Kit which can be used to train students to make more than 50 robotic educational projects. Novatech has developed a GUI software to learn programming robots for young students. We have also developed a Engineering Board Novaboard a Professional Development Board (PDB) with high quality, fully integrated development platform for engineering students and working professionals to make... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

Product Showcase by Teewe
Teewe is an HDMI Dongle which lets you stream media to your television wirelessly with the tap of a finger. Watch as Teewe share their experience with you and shows you how to "Make your TV smart"!


Exhibitors
avatar for Teewe

Teewe

Teewe
Play anything on your TV at any time from the comfort of your couch. Teewe brings entertainment to you with a hint of lazy. Teewe is an HDMI Dongle, which allows you to stream media wirelessly via a smartphone application to your television. Get the device home, plug it into your TV's HDMI, download the app and you are good to go! Teewe is Mango Man Consumer Electronics Pvt. Ltd.'s flagship product. At Mango Man we are obsessed with making... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

10:00

10:00

YIZ Expo
Exhibitors
avatar for Plugzee

Plugzee

Plugzee is a tiny device that turns any audio speaker system into a high-resolution Bluetooth speaker. The device simply plugs into the 3.5 mm audio jack of any audio speaker and lets you stream music wirelessly by pairing via Bluetooth to your Smartphone or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.
avatar for Proxinode

Proxinode

Extrabyte Technologies
As of today, we know shopping by only two channels, offline and online. We are trying to build something that gives you the best of both worlds by seamlessly combining the expereince by using IoT technology based beacons on the Eddystone Framework. Our tech can be expanded to various use cases in places like hotels, museums, hospitals, malls etc.
avatar for Global 3D labs

Global 3D labs

Global 3D Labs
Global 3D labs aims at bridging the gap between ideation and manufacturing by providing high quality and cost effective 3D printers. G3D Labs specializes in manufacturing 3D printers that can be operated and used by multiple users. G3D also aims at evangelizing 3D Printing amongst engineers, researchers, manufacturers and students by holding seminars, talks and workshops for them. | Through constant research and development, G3D ensures that... Read More →
avatar for Vskin By Viren Paul

Vskin By Viren Paul

Founder, Vskin
vSkin 0.1 is a wearable glove that creates a sense of touch on your finger and lets you play the piano in thin air. Essentially, it helps you to feel the piano keys tat you can see on the screen. | The aim is to refine the sense of touch to such an extent that games can be played and real time haptic feedback is felt the player. For example the user playing CounterStrike will feel the trigger and the recoil every time he fires the gun.
avatar for Ballon SatM01  By Praveen

Ballon SatM01 By Praveen

The project model designed is a type of miniaturized satellite launched with the help of a helium filled weather balloon. This mini satellites can perform the following actions - | | 1. Measure the atmospheric pressure and temperature using a piezo-resistive sensor | 2. Store the same using a micro-SD card on board | 3. Transmit the same when in L.o.S, within 1 km range (approximately) | 4. Ideal for around 10 km altitude from ground... Read More →
avatar for Surveying Bot By Sanket

Surveying Bot By Sanket

Autonomous Land Surveying Unit (ALSU) is a device aimed to reduce the human efforts involved in the surveying process. Itnot only minimizes the human intervention but also reduces the time required for surveying significantly - surveying for much larger areas can be carried out at a much more accelerated pace than the conventional method. Also since it is totally machine based the accuracy of the survey is also enhanced. It can give us very... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Young Innovators' Zone

10:00

Interaction : Tesseract - Live Virtual Reality Gaming Competition
Exhibitors
avatar for Absentia VR

Absentia VR

"Tesseract is a Virtual Reality wearable head gear which lets users play any 2D game (or watch any movie) in 3D with complete 360 degree head tracking. Unlike competing devices, It is compatible with all existing PC games, movies & live streaming online gaming communities. Infact, It can even be used with mobiles through a device like chromecast!"


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Young Innovators' Zone

10:00

Interaction : TimeBlur - Bringing art, laws of nature and mathematics together
Artists
avatar for Time Blur

Time Blur

TimeBlur is a digital conservation of India's ancient practices, which were derived from the laws of nature and can be explained by the laws of mathematics today. We are trying to bring Art and Culture of India to Digital Media. A marriage of rich practices of India to the power of technology.


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Young Innovators' Zone

10:00

Showcase : Aadivaahan - Using first principles to transform engineering efficiency
Exhibitors
avatar for Aadivaahan

Aadivaahan

Aadivaahan
Aadivaahan is a vehicle to bring radically innovative concepts in many spheres of human activity. This unique design vision springs from a new understanding of human bio-kinetics, and first principles of design and engineering


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Young Innovators' Zone

10:00

Showcase : Paper Art Prodigy - Rishikesh Potdar
Artists
avatar for Rishikesh potdar

Rishikesh potdar

Founder, Paper Arts
Paper Arts is run by Rishikesh Potdar, an Engineering student from Pune. All the works showcased here are entirely handmade and take weeks to get executed. The passion about his work has led him to discover this truly exquisite and age old art and take it to new levels.


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00 - 17:00
Young Innovators' Zone

10:00

10:15

#TownhallTalks - How do you take on big giants and disrupt their industry
When you are taking on big companies in big industries like telecom, automobile, energy, where do you begin? How do you take something from prototype into a product? And what resources does one rely on?

Speakers
avatar for Kshitij Marwah

Kshitij Marwah

Founder, Tesseract Imaging
Kshitij Marwah currently heads the MIT Media Lab India Initiative and is the Founder of Tesseract Imaging. He is a graduate from the MIT Media Lab, researcher at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and research affiliate at the Harvard Medical School.. Previously, he has worked on inventing and building new technologies defining the future of photography, novel product designs and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:15 - 10:30
J N Auditorium

10:15

DIY : The future of material design and Grassroot Innovation by GRID Labs
Limited Capacity full

"backyard flying" it is mainly to understand basic physics of heavier than air flying in a hands on way. In this, the participants will be able to make a model plans that glides and should be able to take it game. 

Exhibitors
avatar for GRID Labs

GRID Labs

Grassroots Innovation Design Studio
GRIDS or Grassroots Innovation Design Studio was established at Srishti in 2011 to prototype and develop ideas sourced by NIF (National Innovation Foundation) into feasible products taking into account the kinds of contexts they may be used in. This facility was funded by NIF. | Today they create bridges between formal and informal systems and we hope to use the best practices from both.


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:15 - 10:45
Young Innovators' Zone

10:30

#TownhallTalks - Why is 'focus' fashionable? How do you balance between focusing on one product v/s many related opportunities.
Shoud first-time entreprenurs focus on one product or think of creating multi-product busineses? How does one balance focus with adjacent opportunities?

Speakers
avatar for Alok Goel

Alok Goel

Saif Partners


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:30 - 10:45
J N Auditorium

10:45

#TownhallTalks - Is 'buying trials' and incentives innovation or even entrepreneurship? How do you break away from the mindset of 'paying customers to acquire them'
Raising large sums of money is becoming fashionable? Does money always kill the spirit of innovation? How do you scale a business without 'buying' trials? 

Speakers
avatar for K.Ganesh

K.Ganesh

CEO, Portea Medical


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:45 - 11:00
J N Auditorium

10:45

DIY : 3D Printing of Chocolates by Global 3D Labs
Limited Capacity full

Exhibitors
avatar for Global 3D labs

Global 3D labs

Global 3D Labs
Global 3D labs aims at bridging the gap between ideation and manufacturing by providing high quality and cost effective 3D printers. G3D Labs specializes in manufacturing 3D printers that can be operated and used by multiple users. G3D also aims at evangelizing 3D Printing amongst engineers, researchers, manufacturers and students by holding seminars, talks and workshops for them. | Through constant research and development, G3D ensures that... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:45 - 11:15
Young Innovators' Zone

11:00

#TownhallTalks - How do you balance the vision and execution ?
How do you balance the vision and execution to build a viable global business, from india ?

Speakers
avatar for Phanindra Sama

Phanindra Sama

Former CEO - Redbus


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00 - 11:15
J N Auditorium

11:00

Talk : Rahul Prasad - Building a youth army to eradicate child abuse
Speakers
avatar for Rahul Prasad

Rahul Prasad

Founder&Managing Trustee, Juvenile Care
Rahul Prasad is a 23 year old student of R.V.College of Engineering,Mysore Road,Bengaluru.He founded Juvenile Care in June 2010.He started Juvenile Care as a platform for himself and other college students to come forwards and work for child rights and child abuse eradication.From past 5 years,he has not only given a platform to over 15,000 volunteers across country to come forwards and work for child welfare but has also evolved himself to be... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00 - 11:20
Hall C IISc, Bangalore

11:00

Workshop on Fusion 360 by Autodesk
Limited Capacity full

Autodesk will be holding a unique workshop to teach people about its Fusion 360 software!

Fusion 360™ is a cloud-based 3D CAD/CAM tool for product development that combines industrial and mechanical design, collaboration, and machining in a single package. The tools in Fusion 360 enable fast and easy exploration of design ideas with an integrated concept-to-production toolset. Fusion 360 is natively written for both Mac and PC, allowing you to use your preferred OS or both at no additional cost.
 
Facilitators from Autodesk:
1. Ajit Yohannan
2. Keerti Malavooru
3. Coby Unger

Exhibitors
avatar for Autodesk

Autodesk

Autodesk
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets. | Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 19 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:00 - 12:30
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

11:15

#TownhallTalks - How important is it to have an audicious goal? How do you even think of automating making chapatis?
How important is it to have an audicious goal? How do you even think of automating making chapatis?

Speakers
avatar for Sridhar Venkat

Sridhar Venkat

CEO, Akshaya Patra Foundation


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:15 - 11:30
J N Auditorium

11:15

DIY : Building a bot in less than Rs. 100 by Attadu Labs
Limited Capacity full

Exhibitors
avatar for Attadu Labstudio

Attadu Labstudio

Attadu LabStudio
Attadu means “To Play” in Kannada. Attadu is an open source electronic platform which runs alongside easy to use hardware and software. It’s intended for anyone who wants to have fun exploring and experiencing our environment through sensors and electronics.


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:15 - 11:45
Young Innovators' Zone

11:20

Talk : Arun Vinayak - Building India's first smart electric scooter
Speakers
avatar for Arun Vinayak

Arun Vinayak

Founding team & Chief Product Officer, Ather Energy
Arun Vinayak is a mechanical engineering graduate who head product design at Ather Energy. Ather Energy has made India's first smart scooter. The 'Made In India' product aims to revolutiinise the two wheeler riding experience in India.


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:20 - 11:40
Hall C IISc, Bangalore

11:30

#TownhallTalks - Starting up is said to be hard. How was your start?
We never hear the real stories behind initial months of starting up. What was your story?

Speakers
avatar for Kunal Shah

Kunal Shah

CEO, FreeCharge


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:30 - 11:45
J N Auditorium

11:40

Talk : Nilay Kulkarni, 14 Year Old Technologist, CEO & Founder at Geeky Dreams Inc
Speakers
avatar for Nilay kulkarni

Nilay kulkarni

CEO & Founder, Geeky Dreams Inc.
A 14 years old computer programming prodigy, Nilay is engaged with his interest at a very young age. Nilay has been a part of the MIT Kumbathon. He will be speaking on the problems he identified at the Kumbh mela and how he is working on bringing out technological solutions for them. He will also be putiing some light on the larger impact of technology on people and society.


Saturday August 22, 2015 11:40 - 12:00
Hall C IISc, Bangalore

12:00

#TownhallTalks - What lessons does failure teach you? How do you get back to awesomeness?
The importance of failure and persistence in path-breaking innovation.

Speakers
avatar for Rohan Shravan

Rohan Shravan

Founding Director, NotionInk


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00 - 12:15
J N Auditorium

12:00

Talk by Saravanan Natarajan, Founder and Director of Gurupriyam Innovation Labs Pvt Ltd
Saravanan Natarajan is collaborating closely along with artists from diverse backgrounds to bring alive the concept of playschool through Gurupriyam Innovation Labs based in Bangalore where design, art , fabrication and technology are practiced under one roof.  The company comprises team who are from diverse background ranging from scriptwriters, chefs, musicians, coders, geeks, social workers, and bikers to name a few. 

Listen to him giving a talk at the Makers Rendezvous on "Creative Technology: The Art of Storytelling".

Speakers
avatar for Saravanan Natarajan

Saravanan Natarajan

Founder and Director, Gurupriyam Innovation Labs Pvt Ltd
Saravanan Natarajan is a passionate Creative Technologist, Storyteller, Keynote speaker, Mentor, Guest Lecturer, Theatre Artist and an Eco-Farmer. Currently, he is the Founder & Director at Gurupriyam Innovation Labs and Innovation Partner at Crossworks.  A firm believer that every one of us is a born artist and that each one of us has the ability to unfold their talent to create a mark for oneself. His... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00 - 12:20
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

12:00

DIY : Beyond Origami - Flash Paper Art by Rishikesh Potdar
Limited Capacity full

Artists
avatar for Rishikesh potdar

Rishikesh potdar

Founder, Paper Arts
Paper Arts is run by Rishikesh Potdar, an Engineering student from Pune. All the works showcased here are entirely handmade and take weeks to get executed. The passion about his work has led him to discover this truly exquisite and age old art and take it to new levels.


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00 - 12:30
Young Innovators' Zone

12:00

Workshop - Crowdfunding 101 for all interesting Mobile App ideas.

Wishberry is India's largest crowdfunding platform for creative​ & innovative​ projects. Over 250 projects across films, music, ​comics, and even mobile apps, have raised close to 5 crores so far from 11,000 backers! Stuff magazine calls it India's only true crowdfunding effort! 

 

Wishberry is coming to Innofest to hold a crowdfunding workshop exclusively for people who have interesting Mobile app ideas. Wishberry has been a launchpad to some really cool mobile apps this year such as Loveability, a matchmaking app for people with disabilities, Spothole, a pothole mapping app for Mumbai and Greenopia, an app that let's people water and manage their home gardens! If you also have some cool mobile app ideas and money is the only hurdle stopping you from launching your app, you should come to this workshop and learn how crowdfunding can help you. 


Speakers
avatar for Anshulika Dubey

Anshulika Dubey

Co-Founder, Wishberry.in
Anshulika handles Sales & Marketing. Inspired by Dagny Taggart and Miranda Priestly, this Ex-McKinsey analyst discovered crowdfunding while on a project at McKinsey. It fascinated her so much, she ditched a US job opportunity and flew back to India to pioneer this concept. She doggedly believes that crowdfunding is a lifeline for all budding creative artists in India.


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:00 - 13:30
Hall C IISc, Bangalore

12:15

#TownhallTalks - What lessons does failure teach you? How do you get back to awesomeness?
If an opportunity to redo 1 or 2 of your failed operations/projects.

What steps, proceedures, events or things would you change and why do you think you would be successful 2nd time around?

Speakers
avatar for Bhanu Chopra

Bhanu Chopra

CEO, Rategain


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:15 - 12:30
J N Auditorium

12:20

Talk by Anshuman Singh, Founder of ReTisense
Anshuman Singh's talks about his personal journey to becoming a "Maker", through establishing his company ReTisense and its innovative product, The Stridalyzer!

Stridalyzer is designed to connect to your smartphone using a companion application and track your running form and running performance providing feedback from the smart insoles as you run. The sensors embedded in the insoles measure impact and pressure experienced in the foot and knees and sends the user real-time alerts to avoid potential injury from the way they run. Enjoy real-time data on running form, style, foot and knee stress points, all on your smartphone. Make course corrections even while on the move.

Speakers
avatar for Anshuman Singh

Anshuman Singh

Founder, Retisense
Anshuman SIngh is the Founder of Retisense. His specialties include: Entrepreneur, Wearable Technologies, Data Analytics, IoT, Team Leader, New Product development, Semiconductor design analysis, Customer Support | ReTiSense is working on wearable devices for Sports, Fitness and Health segment, with a different philosophy - to get into in-depth understanding of the sports and the user's uniqueness in that activity. This helps ReTiSense learn... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:20 - 12:40
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

12:30

#TownhallTalks - Is there VC money available for Biotech? How do innovators beyond the VC's favourite themes get capital?
Venture capitalists usually prefer IT based services and other sectors over biotech and the competition in incubation centers is huge. I am looking forward to start a biotech based business in next 2 to 3 years. I want to know as to what are my best options for raising funds?

Speakers
avatar for Shashank N.D

Shashank N.D

CEO & Co-Founder, Practo


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:30 - 12:45
J N Auditorium

12:40

Talk by Vijay Bhaskar Reddy, Chairman and CEO of Kisan Raja (Vinfinet Technologies Pvt Ltd)
Vijay Bhaskar has a mission to “Shape the future of farming in emerging economies using sustainable technologies and make agriculture a safe and profitable occupation". This has helped him to develop his product Kisan Raja. 

KisanRaja is a revolutionary device (invented and manufactured by Vinfinet Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) that helps to bring the fruits of technology to rural India – particularly to farmers and unemployed youth. The solution allows farmers to remotely control the agricultural motor using their mobile or landline. An IVRS (Interactive Voice Response System) in local language helps in making selections for switching the motor on or off. Farmers also receive voice alerts for faulty power supply, motor not starting, lack of water in the well/bore, and attempt of device/motor theft.

Vijay will give a talk about his personal journey towards becoming a "Maker" through this initiative of taking global technology solutions to rural markets.

Speakers
avatar for Vijay Bhaskar Reddy

Vijay Bhaskar Reddy

Chairman and CEO, Vinfinet Technologies Pvt Ltd
Vijay Bhaskar Reddy D is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KisanRaja (Vinfinet Technologies Pvt. Ltd). Vijay brings more than 16 years of design and development experience in various categories of networking and embedded software including Gigabit Ethernet Switching, Routing and Deep Packet Inspection (DPI). His work experience in some of the Fortune 500 companies like Cisco and Intel helps him bring the expertise to... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:40 - 13:00
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

12:45

#TownhallTalks - How to choose what to work on when you have many ideas?
What were the other ideas on the table when you were working on Paytm at One97. What was the most valuable lesson while acquiring customers during the early days of paytm.

Speakers
avatar for Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

CEO & Co-Founder, Paytm


Saturday August 22, 2015 12:45 - 13:00
J N Auditorium

13:00

Talk by Kshitij Marwah, Founder of Tesseract Imaging/Head of MIT Media Labs India
Listen to Kshitij Marwah giving a talk on his inspiring work spreading the makers spirit in India along together with MIT Media Labs and his own company Tesseract Imaging!

With MIT he is working on spreading the movement of anti-disciplinary learning, hands-on creation and design thinking all across India through the MIT Media Lab India Initiative. He leads the Design Innovation Workshop Series and founded DIy workshop series to provide platform for diverse communities including designers, artists, engineers, scientists and many more to come together and innovate.

He founded Tesseract Imaging just after graduating from the MIT Media Lab. Tesseract combines his love of photography and technology - by creating novel camera designs and virtual reality experiences for film makers and photographers.

 

Speakers
avatar for Kshitij Marwah

Kshitij Marwah

Founder, Tesseract Imaging
Kshitij Marwah currently heads the MIT Media Lab India Initiative and is the Founder of Tesseract Imaging. He is a graduate from the MIT Media Lab, researcher at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and research affiliate at the Harvard Medical School.. Previously, he has worked on inventing and building new technologies defining the future of photography, novel product designs and... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 13:00 - 13:20
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

13:00

Workshop on 3D Printing by Stratasys and DesignTech Systems
Limited Capacity full

Stratasys in collaboration with DesignTech will be holding an exciting 90 minute 3D printing workshop for the attendees of Makers Pavilion at Innofest! There will be different 3D printing machines and 3D prinited parts on display as well for you to feast your eyes on and try your hand at.

Exhibitors
avatar for DesignTech

DesignTech

DesignTech Systems
DesignTech Systems is a leading CAD / CAM / CAE / PLM / RPT Solutions, Additive Manufacturing technologies, and Engineering Services provider from India. With more than 15 years of experience we have been working with companies from cross vertical domains from India and overseas to support them in their most complex and challenging engineering initiatives while helping them derive best returns on their investments. DesignTech System's training... Read More →
avatar for Stratasys

Stratasys

Stratasys manufactures 3D printing equipment and materials that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems, making 3D printing more accessible than ever. Manufacturers use Stratasys 3D Printers to create models and prototypes for new product design and testing, and to build finished goods in low volume. Educators use the technology to elevate... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 13:00 - 14:30
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

13:20

Talk by Sai Srinivas, Co-Founder and CEO of Teewe
Sai Srinivas talking about his personal journey to become a "Maker" through establishing his company, Teewe.

"Play anything on your TV at any time from the comfort of your couch. Teewe brings entertainment to you with a hint of lazy. Teewe is an HDMI Dongle, which allows you to stream media wirelessly via a smartphone application to your television. Get the device home, plug it into your TV's HDMI, download the app and you are good to go!

Teewe is Mango Man Consumer Electronics Pvt. Ltd.'s flagship product. At Mango Man we are obsessed with making great electronic products that are extremely affordable. A connected home entertainment experience is the next step in the smart life evolution and we aim to be at the forefront of it"

 

Speakers
avatar for Sai Srinivas

Sai Srinivas

Co-Founder and CEO, Teewe
Sai Srinivas is CEO of Teewe. He has proven expertise in designing, developing and managing Internet and Mobile based Applications. His specialties include: Product and Game Design, Development, Qualitative Analysis, Team Building, Business Development | Sai comes from a Gaming background and spent a good part of his working career building and shipping consumer products. He holds a Bachelors degree in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 13:20 - 13:40
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

13:40

Talk by Balaji Lakshmanan, Founder and CEO of Geeky Technology/iMakeRobots.com
Listen to Balaji Lakshmanan or RoboBalaji -  RoboGeek, Entrepreneur, Geeky Inc,Trouble maker for fun, IIT Madras, talking about his personal journey towards being a "Maker" over ten years of experience in the field of robotics!

Some of the taglines he uses to describe what he does are
#TelepresenceRobot #Animatronics#EducationalRobotics.

You can also visit http://imakerobots.com  / to see what other crazy and innovative stuff he does!

Speakers
avatar for Balaji Lakshmanan

Balaji Lakshmanan

Founder and CEO, Geeky Technology/iMakeRobots.com
Profile: RoboGeek, Entrepreneur,http://imakerobots.com  / Geeky Inc,#TelepresenceRobot #Animatronics#EducationalRobotics, Trouble maker for fun, IIT Madras Balaji Lakshmanan, founder and CEO of Geeky Robotics / imakerobots.com did his research in robotics and robot learning from IIT Madras. He has published two research papers at international IEEE Robotics conferences and as well been reviewer for international IEEE robotics... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 13:40 - 14:00
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

13:45

Making in India
Limited Capacity full

(Landed…and) Making in India’ will bring together startup stories from people with international origins/returning innovators who identified the power and magic of innovating and starting up in India.

They will share their motivation and challenges of their India story.


Moderators
avatar for Prateek Khare

Prateek Khare

Head of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, swissnex India, Consulate General of Switzerland
Talk to me about scaling into India, Internationalisation, and business transformation

Speakers
avatar for Tom Ansell

Tom Ansell

Founder, Grallo
Tom was originally in commercial real estate in London before coming out to Bangalore to set up Grallo in 2013, he then set up Whyable with Agni Barathi in 2014 and is looking at new opportunities with a particular interest in linking the UK and India. | | Grallo is a platform that allows event attendees to create bus routes to events, as well as crowd fund the buses in order to get to the events. It has worked with the likes of NH7, IPL, and... Read More →
avatar for Bhaktha Keshavachar

Bhaktha Keshavachar

CoFounder, Ezetap
Chief Tinkerer. Loves to build things, was desperate to put "Made in India" on a product designed and manufactured in India. Worked for large (household names) companies for more than a decade before taking the entrepreneurial plunge and co-founded Ezetap. While taking a break from the hectic schedule at Ezetap loves to watch movies, read, teach his kids and occasionally (really less than what he likes) ride his bike in the weekends. Bhaktha born... Read More →
avatar for Dharma Khalsa

Dharma Khalsa

CEO, California Burrito
Dharam Khalsa is the CoFounder of California Burrito. Dharam and Bert(CoFounder) moved to Bangalore in 2012 to started California Burrito, currently with 11 outlets in Bangalore and Chennai.
avatar for Dr Barbara Maim

Dr Barbara Maim

Founder and CEO, Minsh
Originally from Lausanne, Switzerland, Barbara is the co-founder and CEO of Minsh since 2008. Her goal: empowering communities of like-minded people. In June 2011, She and her husband left behind their families, gave up their home, sold their furniture and moved to Bangalore. They had never been to India before and did not know what to expect. From knowing nothing in India, to building dedicated messaging apps for the likes of Microsoft... Read More →



Saturday August 22, 2015 13:45 - 15:00
Hall C IISc, Bangalore

14:00

Youth Innovation for Measurable Change in our Country

Topic: Rapid Prototyping and Hardware Entrepreneurship

Krishna Teja is the founder at CreatorBot. He has launched desktop manufacturing tools that are highly affordable and his mission is to help people bring their ideas into reality through digital manufacturing. He sees power in product development shifting from major corporations to individual designers and entrepreneurs.


Aditya Agarwal: Founder of Bulbh

Topic: Social Impact through grassroot innovation

He is an innovator by heart, engineer by mind and a photographer by hobby. He keeps making things, even if he does not know what he is looking for. He has an ethos of impromptu building of things, the time of the day doesn't matter. Come up with an idea, prototype it, iterate on it, get feedback and when it feels solid enough leave it. Respiring again. He is behind the massive intiative that is BULBH, which is a micro USB powered LED light to light up villagers who don't have access to such necessities.

 


Arpit Dave: Co-founder of Roadrunnr 

Topic: Innovation in provision of service and hyperlocal logistics

Roadrunnr caters to merchants, restaurants and e-commerce companies, managing their deliveries in a cost effective manner while adhering to service level agreements. The company claims to have the largest fleet for on-demand services in Bengaluru and has recently started operations in Delhi NCR. It now plans to take this model across India and develop the largest fleet of on-demand hyperlocal delivery carriers in the country. 


Youth Innovation for a better India

11 Year Old who won the Intel IRIS Fair Award. Nasser is a child. Yet he is unlike others of his age. When he was 1, he did not play with toys. Instead, he wanted to look inside toy cars and gadgets. At 2, he was neatly unscrewing all his toys and gadgets to satiate his curiosity for what's inside. At 5, he was reading his dad's books on Java programming. At 7, he had finished a book on C++. Last year, he finished Stanford's online courses on databases and cryptography. He is currently doing online courses on statistics, circuits and electronics and computational neurosciences from Udacity, MIT and University of Washington.


Moderators
avatar for Shreyans Jain

Shreyans Jain

Co-Founder, U25.club
He is a massive fan of meeting new people and gaining new perspectives. His senses are uplifted when you mention ‘chocolate’. All the more uplifted when you give him some. An avid traveller with a supreme type love for trail hikes.
avatar for Anto Phillip

Anto Phillip

Co-Founder, Under25.club
Regarded as the jack-of-all-trades. Emcee, beatboxer, musician and an eager traveller. You’ll find him balancing all of this and more. Give him a mike and he will be a happy man.

Speakers
avatar for Krishna Teja

Krishna Teja

Founder, Creatorbot
Krishna Teja is the founder at CreatorBot. He has launched desktop manufacturing tools that are highly affordable and his mission is to help people bring their ideas into reality through digital manufacturing. He sees power in product development shifting from major corporations to individual designers and entrepreneurs.


Saturday August 22, 2015 14:00 - 15:15
Hall B IISc, Bangalore

15:00

Workshop on Substractive Prototyping methods for makers by SVP Laser Technologies
Limited Capacity full

SVP Laser Technologies will be holding an interactive workshop on Substractive prototyping methods for the for makers! 
In Substractive Prototyping (SP), We start with a block of raw material, remove the material we dont want and then we are left with the final part what we need. This is a complementary technology to Additive Prototyping (AP) ( 3D printing). Processes like milling, laser cutting, waterjet cutting , Plasma cutting, LOM ( layered Object Manufacturing) all fall under this category. This workshop will focus on one of the most popular SP equipment in the makerspaces - the CNC mill/router. The workshop will highlight the usage and versatility of this process and highlight how makers can make best use of this technology for realising their projects/products/ideas. 
 

Exhibitors
avatar for SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd

SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd

SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd
SVP Laser Technologies Pvt. Ltd is a Chennai-based company which specialises in design and manufacture of Industrial Automation Solutions. CNC, Robotics, Automation, Machine Vision etc.


Saturday August 22, 2015 15:00 - 16:30
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore

15:00

#PowerTalks - Jayant Sinha, Babul Supriyo, Nandan Nilekani, Mohandas Pai, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Prof. Anurag Kumar, Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji, Sharad Sharma
Speakers
avatar for Prof. Anurag Kumar

Prof. Anurag Kumar

Director, Indian Institute of Science
avatar for Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani

Former Chairman, UIDAI
avatar for Mohandas Pai

Mohandas Pai

Chairman, Manipal Education
avatar for Sharad Sharma

Sharad Sharma

Co-Founder, iSPIRT Foundation
avatar for Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Ltd
avatar for Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji

Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji

Chairman & MD, SIDBI
avatar for Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance
avatar for Babul Supriyo

Babul Supriyo

Minister of State for Urban Development, and for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation,


Saturday August 22, 2015 15:00 - 17:00
J N Auditorium

17:00

Innofest concludes
Saturday August 22, 2015 17:00 - 17:15
J N Auditorium

17:00

Workshop on DIY Carpentry by Bosch
Limited Capacity full

Get your hands dirty tinkering around with power tools and bamboo at this special DIY workshop on carpentry, conducted by Bosch! 

Exhibitors
avatar for Bosch

Bosch

Bosch
In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Additionally, Bosch has in India the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions.The Bosch Group operates in India through nine companies, viz, Bosch Ltd., Bosch Chassis Systems India Ltd., Bosch Rexroth India Ltd., Robert... Read More →


Saturday August 22, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Makers Pavilion Exhibition Area IISc, Bangalore