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

‘PestKillerBot’ utilizes drones to manage pest command in floricultural fields

Paris, July nine, 2020

Atos, a world chief in digital transformation, today announces the winners of its worldwide scholar competitiveness, the Atos IT Obstacle. The winners were being offered with their awards yesterday all through the Ceremony which took put all through the digital Atos Technological know-how Days. Now in its ninth year, the competitiveness saw teams from 27 nations around the environment compete on the topic of ‘Cooperative Synthetic Intelligence’.

Immediately after an first initial round in which 16 teams were being picked, the Atos IT Obstacle Jury, produced up of experts and Atos executives, chose three finalists. These are:

  • 1st prize and competitiveness winner: Asia Pacific University, Malaysia

“PestKillerBot” is an revolutionary and easy-to-use software which gets rid of the pest in floricultural fields working with drones which carry out pest command and info selection. The Drone simulator autonomously flies in excess of a area to detect ailments or harmful bugs and kills them. The answer architecture is divided into four sections: the Spot Allocation, Route Finding with Route Scheduling, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation allowing customers to see how the divided area is included by each and every drone. The college students have produced a drone prototype with a 3D printer and various elements.

The group gained €10,000 and each and every scholar was made available the option to do either an internship at Atos or to function jointly with the firm to create their project.

  • 2nd prize: Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores Monterrey, Mexico

This revolutionary answer called “Digital Water” aims to supply h2o consumption remedies to homes and the h2o supply firm. It is a world-wide-web software that predicts h2o consumption and the h2o amount across 3 dams. The intention of the project is to provide aspects so that customers can observe consumption concentrations, squander, and challenges to improve h2o useful resource administration. The group has 5 years’ worthy of of info. They have skilled their modes for four decades and have tested it for 1 year.

The group gained €5,000 and each and every scholar was made available the option to do either an internship at Atos or to function jointly with the firm to create their project.

  • 3rd prize: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

With an revolutionary answer to improve site visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Traffic Control” application simulates site visitors mild controls working with Deep Reinforcement Finding out. Each individual junction acts as an agent that takes an motion (extends or decreases the inexperienced/purple time) dependent on the vehicles and ready time in the lane. The software also receives facts from the nearest junctions. The group has skilled and tuned the product to get the ideal product configuration for the site visitors mild command.

The group gained €3,000 and each and every scholar was made available the option to do either an internship at Atos or to function jointly with the firm to create their project.

This year, the jury also awarded a unique prize to an entry that specially stood out, for both equally the significance of the topic tackled and the determination of the group.

  • Distinctive Jury prize: Loughborough University, United Kingdom

“Initial Study Swarm” is a answer for a maze simulator the place drone brokers accumulate awareness about a maze in excess of a set time period. The drones can share the facts they come across to search ruined structures by creating a 3D map or illustration of it after an earthquake or the place there is a lack of world wide web coverage.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Team Main Specialized Officer, Atos reported: ”AI technological innovation is revolutionizing all sectors of the economy and culture, and today the fantastic college students in the Atos IT Obstacle shown authentic entrepreneurial capabilities by presenting revolutionary and concrete remedies that fulfill the new needs of cooperative AI expressed by enterprises and folks. I am impressed by the superb creativeness and the quality of the contributions of the award-profitable finalists. Congratulations to our winners and to all of our contestants!”

 The Atos IT Obstacle 2021 was also announced. Subsequent year, college students will have the option to create revolutionary principles around the topic of “How digital can aid decarbonize non-digital”.

Considering the fact that its creation in 2012, the Atos IT Obstacle has empowered college students from around the environment to create programs related to major traits in the digital revolution, these types of as sensible mobility, related vehicles, interactive media, related lifetime, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and artificial intelligence. Students are mentored by customers of Atos Scientific Group who provide technological and simple aid, information and encouragement.

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