The challenge, which was designed to inspire innovation among college students in the country, saw participation from over 13,000 students who were representing 900 colleges from across the country. Participants submitted over 7,000 innovation ideas, informed Mohan Sekhar, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Technology Services.
The participants demonstrated innovative uses of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Cloud, Mobility and Analytics.
As it's submisison, the team from IIT Kharagpur showcased '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.
One of the other winning teams from Dronacharya Group of Institution showcased 'BinBot' which is a robot that performs waste management tasks such as waste collection, segregation and disposal.
The team from IIT Roorkee showcased '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 associated with making donations.
The team from IIT Madras displayed a compact Bio-inspired robot for septic and sewage line cleaning and inspection.
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