A public policy information portal measuring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic developed by Filipinos has won the Space Apps Covid-19 Challenge — a special edition of NASA’s annual Space Apps Challenge, an international hackathon that takes place around the world and online every October.
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During the global Space Apps Covid-19 Challenge, participants from around the world will create virtual teams that – during a 48-hour period – will use Earth observation data to propose solutions to Covid-19-related challenges.
The local team behind the Project Aedes developed a forecasting model of dengue cases using climate and digital data, and pinpointing possible hotspots from satellite data.
A deployable and autonomous ocean waste collection system utilizing space data to locate nearby garbage patches and an automated information portal which correlates dengue cases with real-time data from satellite, climate, and search engines have won the local version of NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge last October 18 to 20.
An app made by Filipino developers was nominated by NASA scientists and experts to become a finalist last year at the global level. The app seeks to communicate scientific data to fishermen even without Internet connection