The Challenge Up program unites the startup world with the resources and knowhow of three leading Companies, Intel, Cisco and Deutsche Telekom. It is designed for early-stage start-ups creating solutions for the Internet of Things/Everything (IoT/IoE) and related areas, including connected and smart solutions (smart home, smart city, smart energy, connected cars, wearables, Industry 4.0), information security, big data, analytics, connectivity and cloud computing.
Each of the companies supporting the program bring specific expertise to support the startups with Intel providing smart connected solutions for the IoT from devices to data centers including software and hardware architecture and engineering, data analytics and security.
SEMSeye, based in Lithuania, is a customer analytics driven end to end IoT cloud based platform which support integral beaconing, EPOS, loyalty programs as well as weather impact and Omni channel analysis. SEMSeye is an intelligent embedded systems for Internet of Things environment with the first released innovative “People Traffic Management” solution. It is provided as unique business model – “Counting as a service” (IaaS & SaaS) and delivers Mobile Location analytic based on Internet connected SEMSeye devices installed at a premises.
Speaking about their Challenge Up experience in Ireland the SEMSeye team said “The most beneficial part of the week here in Ireland for us has been creating sales leads and opportunities and getting to make a number of new connections. It has been great to engage with so many different people and Ireland as a small, very connected, place has been an ideal location to do this”.