Alexa Diabetes Challenge Demo Day

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AWS Pop-up Loft

350 West Broadway

New York, NY 10013

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Join us for the Alexa Diabetes Challenge Demo Day on Monday, September 25 at the AWS Pop-up Loft in New York.

The Challenge finalists will present their Amazon voice-enabled solutions, demonstrating how they envision improving the lives of those with type 2 diabetes. The five teams show the exciting potential for voice-enabled services to serve unmet patient needs. Following the presentations, please join us for a networking reception to meet the finalists.

The $250,000 Alexa Diabetes Challenge is sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, U.S.A. and supported by Amazon Web Services. We will announce the winner of the $125,000 Challenge grand prize soon after Demo Day.


Demo Day Schedule

4:00 PM Doors Open & Registration

4:30 PM Finalist Presentations

6:30 PM Networking Reception


About the Finalists

  • DiaBetty, University of Illinois at Chicago: A virtual diabetes educator and at-home coach that is sensitive and responsive to the patient's mood, enhancing patient skills for self-management.

  • My GluCoach, HCL America, Inc.: A holistic management solution that blends the roles of voice-based diabetes teacher, lifestyle coach, and personal assistant to serve the individual and specific needs of the patient.

  • PIA: Personal intelligent agents for type 2 diabetes, Ejenta: A connected care intelligent agent that uses NASA-licensed AI technology integrated with IoT device data to encourage healthy habits, detect at-risk behaviors and abnormalities, and alert care teams.

  • Sugarpod, Wellpepper: An interactive, multimodal diabetes care plan solution that provides tailored tasks based on patient preferences, delivered via voice, mobile, video, and web interactions; includes a smart foot scanner that detects and alerts patients about potential foot problems.

  • T2D2: Taming type 2 diabetes, together, Columbia University: A virtual nutrition assistant that uses machine learning to provide in-the-moment personalized education and recommendations as well as meal planning, and food and glucose logging.


About the Challenge

Launched in April 2017, the Alexa Diabetes Challenge is a multi-stage prize competition for Alexa voice-enabled solutions to improve the lives of those with type 2 diabetes. The Challenge is sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, U.S.A., powered by Luminary Labs, and supported by Amazon Web Services.


For press inquiries, please contact events@luminary-labs.com.

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