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Winner: Mindfit

Mindfit is a virtual reality environment in which the user can talk to a VR counselor. The environment changes based on the user's heartbeat (extracted from a Fitbit), in an attempt to implement Biofeedback to allow the user to have better control over their vitals. The heart rate data is also displayed on a web dashboard, for the user's human therapist/counselor to overview.

The project was built at SFHacks by a faur member team and won the Best Use of Google Cloud Platform award. "RICognEyes was a prototype wearable device that narrates the objects in a person's surroundings. The device is intended to help visually impaired people to recognize their surroundings. It also narrates text and is operated using voice commands. The device was build using Snapdragon DragonBoard and uses Oracle Cloud.

This project was built in less than 2 days at LAHacks 2019 at UCLA. It was 5 awards including Best Envision Hack, Best Social Impact Hack, Social Impact Prize, Best IoT Hack, and Best Hack using Oracle Cloud. You can find more about the project on the Devpost link below.

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