- ITC Info-tech, one of the largest global IT company, conducted ‘iTech2015’ themed around Internet of Things (IoT)
- CEO & MD, ITC Info-tech handed over Rs One Lakh Cheque to the winning students
- LPU Students’ Smart Agriculture Project (S2 MSA) will help farmers to protect their crops from rodents/insects
- Thousands of professionals & developers from top companies and only a few students were selected to present their prototype solutions to business users
Explaining about the project, team leader Nitika, who is also Google Developers’ Group Head at LPU, informed: “Our Smart Agriculture project can enable farmers and agriculturists to monitor and secure their fields and grain stores from rodents, moles and other insects. It consists of sensors to detect harmful animals and to measure their distance from the crops to further activate the repellent based on specific vibrations. In case of mass attack, this easy to implement project notifies the farm-owners through live images and videos with usage of web-cameras. This all will help agriculturists to protect both quantity and quality loss of their agricultural produce.”
Leading global IT services & solutions’ company ‘ITC Info-Tech’ has launched ‘iTech 2015’ as an annual technology conference platform to foster technology innovation. As part of the iTech 2015 final round platform, 2-day ‘IoT’ Hackathon event was organized for continuous 30 hours at company’s campus in Bangalore. Thousands of professionals & developers from top companies and only a few students were selected to present their prototype solutions to business users.
The other winner student Tanmay further shared: “When we heard about the contest launched by India’s most admired company by Fortune India, we got determined to utilize all our skills learnt at LPU to win the contest. Our teachers also motivated us under special guidance and we went on winning different rounds of the contest before the final win. We are extremely thankful to the LPU study-environ where we have developed great confidence to accept any sort of challenge in life. This win is ample proof in this regard.”