Matibabu a Non-invasive diagnostic kit used to detect Malaria qualified as the final participant in TechCrunch‘s Hardware Battlefield 2017, and because of their participation in the competition is giving them an opportunity of a life time, as the team prepares to showcase their innovation at one of the World’s Biggest showcase events ever; the CES 2017.
For those unaware, Consumer Electronics Show (CES, and formerly known officially as International CES) is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology trade-show that takes place every January at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. The annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) typically hosts presentations of new products and technologies in the consumer electronics industry, from thousands of companies all over the world.
The team is expected to showcase at 1:00 a.m PST (12:00 p.m EAT) and will be represented by Brian Gitta and Josiah Kavuma who will have a chance to showcase all their hard work onstage in front of the expert panel of judges including; Noramay Cadena; Co-founder and Managing Director at MakeInLA, Jeff Clavier; Managing Partner at SoftTech VC, Helen Greiner; Founder and CTO at CyPhy Works, Brian Krzanich; CEO at Intel, Jen McCabe; Director at Foxconn, Greg Revelle; CMO at Best Buy, to mention a few of them.
The team is competing for a chance to win $50,000 and the Metal Man Trophy.
source: Enstartup reports