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Altino Coding wins the 2018 HVCA Social Impact Entrepreneurs of the Year Award

March 2, 2018 - The Altino Coding team was awarded the HVCA Social Impact Entrepreneurs of the Year 2018 on March 1st for their work to spread computer coding to schools throughout Hawai'i. The team, which includes members from Oceanit & Kamehameha Schools, was honored at the 30th anniversary Hawaii Venture Capital Association (HVCA) Deal & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. It was the 17th time the Awards Gala was held.

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Oceanit uses AI Chip Innovation to Win Hawaii’s First Annual ‘AGathon’

January 26, 2018 - On January 13th, the ‘Harvest Vision’ team took first place in Hawaii’s first ever agriculture-tech hackathon: AGathon. Oceanit teamed up with Kauai Coffee Company and Kamehameha Schools to develop an innovation that can ‘see’ the ripeness of coffee cherries utilizing an artificial intelligence microchip. By determining ripeness, Harvest Vision could improve Kauai Coffee’s harvest values by more than a quarter million dollars per harvest.

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Hawaii Students Travel to Seoul to Compete in International Altino Competition

November 3, 2017 - High schoolers, Dayevin Bunao and Kayla Diniega, started off as students studying coding through a series of classes that use “Altino” robotic cars as a platform to teach multiple coding languages such as Android, Arduino, and C++. From there, they became mentors, and in the case of Kayla, taught teachers coding as her summer job.

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U.S. EPA Awards Oceanit to Develop Corrosion Resistant Treatment

September 21, 2017 - We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Oceanit $100,000 to develop a nontoxic coating for use in water pipeline repair. The innovation will advance from the business’ EverPel coating, a nanotechnology-based treatment that prevents and protects existing pipelines from corrosion.

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IN THE NEWS | Halawa Inmates Use Altino to Learn Computer Programming

September 20, 2017 - Oceanit is using the robotic teaching platform, Altino, to help inmates from the Halawa Correctional Facility learn how to code. Inmates now have resources to a multitude of languages such as Android, Arduino, and C++. By using a robotic car, they can learn through exercises that are interactive, motivating, and fun.

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