AIT Innerve Hackathon 2018 ends after 3 days

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 7 October 2018

Around 220 entries competed against each other. The event was held with the aim of promoting innovation and creativity among the youths and providing them with a platform to showcase their ideas and 
technical skills.

Pune: Army Institute of Technology (AIT) Innerve Hackathon 2018, a three-day event, centred on Smart Cities theme, recently concluded at AIT, Dighi campus. The objective was to start informed conversations around Smart City initiatives. Around 220 entries competed against each other displaying new technologies and futuristic solutions. The event was held with the aim of promoting innovation and creativity among the youths and providing them with a platform to showcase their ideas and technical skills.

Participants presented projects with a focus on automation, health care, block-chain, AI/ML and security Apps. MIT, with their project ‘Meals on wheels,’ bagged the top prize and cash money worth Rs 1 lakh.

The first runner-up ‘Phoenix’ and Team ‘Happy Hearts’ both from Walchand Institute of Technology (WIT), Sangli, won Rs 50,000 each. The teams presented projects titled ‘healthcare and blockchain’ and ‘Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain,’ which focused on healthcare and IoT respectively. The third position was secured by team ‘Falcons’ from AIT and team ‘Optimus’ from SRM institute in Chennai, which won a cash prize of Rs 5,000 each, along with electronic goodies (a keyboard and a wireless mouse).

Team AIT presented a project titled ‘Deepway’ focusing on blind aid while team SRM presented their project ‘Optimus’, which focused on ease of website deployment.

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