Asia Pacific University wins the Atos IT Challenge 2020 with innovative app

‘PestKillerBot’ utilizes drones to take care of pest handle in floricultural fields

Paris, July 9, 2020

Atos, a world wide leader in digital transformation, today announces the winners of its international university student levels of competition, the Atos IT Challenge. The winners were introduced with their awards yesterday for the duration of the Ceremony which took put for the duration of the digital Atos Technologies Times. Now in its ninth year, the levels of competition observed groups from 27 nations around the world around the world contend on the concept of ‘Cooperative Synthetic Intelligence’.

After an first 1st spherical in which 16 groups were chosen, the Atos IT Challenge Jury, created up of industry experts and Atos executives, selected 3 finalists. These are:

  • 1st prize and levels of competition winner: Asia Pacific College, Malaysia

“PestKillerBot” is an impressive and effortless-to-use software which gets rid of the pest in floricultural fields making use of drones which complete pest handle and facts selection. The Drone simulator autonomously flies about a industry to detect health conditions or unsafe bugs and kills them. The remedy architecture is divided into four components: the Space Allocation, Path Locating with Path Arranging, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation permitting buyers to see how the divided industry is included by every drone. The college students have created a drone prototype with a 3D printer and many components.

The crew won €10,000 and every university student was offered the prospect to do either an internship at Atos or to perform jointly with the enterprise to acquire their venture.

  • twond prize: Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores Monterrey, Mexico

This impressive remedy called “Digital Water” aims to deliver drinking water use options to homes and the drinking water source enterprise. It is a world wide web software that predicts drinking water use and the drinking water stage across three dams. The purpose of the venture is to offer facts so that buyers can keep track of use concentrations, squander, and challenges to enhance drinking water resource management. The crew has 5 years’ well worth of facts. They have properly trained their modes for four many years and have examined it for one particular year.

The crew won €5,000 and every university student was offered the prospect to do either an internship at Atos or to perform jointly with the enterprise to acquire their venture.

  • threerd prize: Josip Juraj Strossmayer College of Osijek, Croatia

With an impressive remedy to enhance visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Website traffic Control” application simulates visitors light controls making use of Deep Reinforcement Finding out. Each and every junction functions as an agent that can take an motion (extends or decreases the eco-friendly/pink time) relying on the cars and trucks and ready time in the lane. The software also will get info from the nearest junctions. The crew has properly trained and tuned the product to get the finest product configuration for the visitors light handle.

The crew won €3,000 and every university student was offered the prospect to do either an internship at Atos or to perform jointly with the enterprise to acquire their venture.

This year, the jury also awarded a unique prize to an entry that especially stood out, for equally the importance of the matter tackled and the perseverance of the crew.

  • Particular Jury prize: Loughborough College, United Kingdom

“Initial Survey Swarm” is a remedy for a maze simulator exactly where drone agents accumulate understanding about a maze about a established period of time. The drones can share the info they discover to lookup destroyed structures by building a 3D map or representation of it soon after an earthquake or exactly where there is a lack of net protection.

At the end of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Team Chief Specialized Officer, Atos mentioned: ”AI know-how is revolutionizing all sectors of the economic system and society, and today the brilliant college students in the Atos IT Challenge shown actual entrepreneurial competencies by offering impressive and concrete options that satisfy the new needs of cooperative AI expressed by organizations and folks. I am impressed by the fantastic creativity and the high-quality of the contributions of the award-successful finalists. Congratulations to our winners and to all of our contestants!”

 The Atos IT Challenge 2021 was also declared. Up coming year, college students will have the prospect to acquire impressive concepts around the concept of “How digital can assistance decarbonize non-digital”.

Considering that its creation in 2012, the Atos IT Challenge has empowered college students from around the world to acquire apps linked to big traits in the digital revolution, this sort of as clever mobility, linked cars and trucks, interactive media, linked existence, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and synthetic intelligence. College students are mentored by customers of Atos Scientific Group who offer complex and realistic support, information and encouragement.

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