In the Science and Technology competition IIT Kharagpur Students Win First Accenture Innovation Challenge. The participants demonstrate innovative uses of technologies. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Cloud, Mobility and Analytics are few of them.
Mohan Sekhar, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Technology Services inform that
The challenge in the campus. Which was designed to inspire innovation among college students in the country.
There was participation from over 13,000 students who were representing 900 colleges from across the country. Participants submit over 7,000 innovation ideas.
As it’s submission, the team from IIT Kharagpur showcase innovation SleepDoc. Which is a wireless sleep assistant which uses a wireless device to monitor sleep patterns. It also uses intelligent voice-interactive system to suggest changes to the user.
It uses a live data monitoring system which tracks a user’s heart and breathing rate and alerts the nearest doctor if there’s any discrepancy in these parameters.
Other winning teams from Dronacharya Group of Institution showcase BinBot. Which is a robot that performs waste management tasks such as waste collection, segregation and disposal.
The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology team create Real Time Text to Braille Converter. The converter has letter to letter Braille converter which prints the recognised letter in the Braille cell.
Having a small cuboid which can be held with three fingers. And will enable the visually impaired to read any printed book.
Therefore the team from IIT Roorkee showcase SNAP which is a solution to help farmers increase the quality of farm yield. Optimise spends on fertilisers and increase income by addressing the problem of soil acidification due to fertiliser overuse.
The all women team from Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women designed Sahaya. Which is a Blockchain solution that deals with the unique challenges associate with making donations.
The team from IIT Madras displaye a compact Bio-inspire robot.Its for septic and sewage line cleaning and inspection.
The students from IIT Kharagpur take the grand prize at the first Accenture Innovation Challenge with their sleep assistant. Which monitors sleep patterns remotely through a wireless device.
Though the competition organize by global professional services Accenture. Other winners include teams from Dronacharya Group of Institution-Noida.
Also Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, IIT Roorkee, Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Bhimavaram and IIT Madras.