Space-O Team, who proudly calls themselves as Space-O Ninja have won the AppFest 2013 Hackathon held at IIM, Ahmedabad during 26-28 July, 2013.
Name of the team members are:
About the App Concept that got first price of Rs.75,000/-
Concept: Book Barter
Book Barter is a book exchange platform that increases your knowledge, saves money, connects with like-minded people and works 24×7. Not only that, it saves tree!
How to use the app:
It is a simple 4 step process: Register for free. Upload books using camera. Search and send barter request. Start exchanging the books.
Push notifications, Maps & GPS, Social Networks, Hosted on Amazon Cloud, Uses Amazon and Google APIs, Scan ISBN codes to get the book information via camera.
To check the feasibility of the concept, as a part of development we conducted a survey of 106 users and the survey results said:
There are 6200+books available for barter exchange in the IIM itself right now!
Commercial value of those books are 18+ lakhs!
The whole Space-O Team is extremely delighted for the overall team efforts everyone has experienced.