Infineon and LG have teamed up to organise the </> Make Hackathon looking for breakthrough Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in Singapore! Powered by corporate accelerator Plug and Play Mobility, a chance to develop game-changing proof-of-concept. Not to mention, the opportunity to roll with the big guns in the IoT sector. It feels surreal to be part of this journey with Infineon and LG.

Below is a screen capture of the news report published on LG Newsroom. Link to article here.

Our startup awarded for our breakthrough Internet of Things (IoT) solution

BAWA Cane, a clip-on module for existing white canes, is an IoT device with enhanced capabilities that reduces head-level and fall accidents to help loved ones gain confidence, mobility freedom, and independence. Simply put it, a smart cane for the blind.

BAWA Tech blog: LG Newsroom - BAWA Cane awarded for breakthrough Internet of Things (IoT) solution

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2018 fiscal year (ending 30 September), the Company reported sales of 7.6 billion euros with about 40,100 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY). Further information is available at

About LG Electronics Inc.

LG Electronics Inc. is a global innovator in technology and manufacturing with operations in 140 locations and a workforce of over 70,000 around the world. With 2018 global sales of USD 54.4 billion, LG is composed of five companies–Home Appliance & Air Solution, Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Vehicle Component Solutions and Business Solutions. LG is a world-leading producer of TVs, refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines and mobile devices, including premium LG SIGNATURE and LG ThinQ products featuring artificial intelligence. For the latest LG news, go to

SOURCE Infineon Technologies AG/ LG Electronics Inc.
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