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

‘PestKillerBot’ uses drones to regulate pest handle in floricultural fields

Paris, July nine, 2020

Atos, a world leader in digital transformation, today announces the winners of its worldwide university student competition, the Atos IT Problem. The winners had been offered with their awards yesterday for the duration of the Ceremony which took spot for the duration of the digital Atos Know-how Days. Now in its ninth yr, the competition saw groups from 27 nations around the world all over the environment compete on the topic of ‘Cooperative Artificial Intelligence’.

Soon after an preliminary 1st spherical in which 16 groups had been picked, the Atos IT Problem Jury, designed up of authorities and Atos executives, chose 3 finalists. These are:

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

“PestKillerBot” is an revolutionary and straightforward-to-use application which gets rid of the pest in floricultural fields applying drones which carry out pest handle and information selection. The Drone simulator autonomously flies more than a industry to detect health conditions or damaging bugs and kills them. The alternative architecture is divided into four areas: the Space Allocation, Route Locating with Route Arranging, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation enabling customers to see how the divided industry is protected by every drone. The learners have produced a drone prototype with a 3D printer and a number of components.

The group won €10,000 and every university student was available the opportunity to do either an internship at Atos or to work together with the firm to establish their undertaking.

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

This revolutionary alternative identified as “Digital Water” aims to deliver h2o use solutions to households and the h2o provide firm. It is a world-wide-web application that predicts h2o use and the h2o stage across three dams. The intention of the undertaking is to deliver aspects so that customers can track use amounts, squander, and difficulties to enhance h2o useful resource administration. The group has 5 years’ worth of information. They have educated their modes for four years and have examined it for one particular yr.

The group won €5,000 and every university student was available the opportunity to do either an internship at Atos or to work together with the firm to establish their undertaking.

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

With an revolutionary alternative to enhance targeted visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Website traffic Control” app simulates targeted visitors mild controls applying Deep Reinforcement Discovering. Each individual junction functions as an agent that usually takes an motion (extends or lessens the environmentally friendly/red time) depending on the cars and trucks and ready time in the lane. The application also receives info from the nearest junctions. The group has educated and tuned the design to get the very best design configuration for the targeted visitors mild handle.

The group won €3,000 and every university student was available the opportunity to do either an internship at Atos or to work together with the firm to establish their undertaking.

This yr, the jury also awarded a distinctive prize to an entry that notably stood out, for both equally the significance of the topic tackled and the commitment of the group.

  • Unique Jury prize: Loughborough University, United Kingdom

“Initial Study Swarm” is a alternative for a maze simulator wherever drone brokers collect expertise about a maze more than a set period. The drones can share the info they uncover to look for destroyed properties by making a 3D map or illustration of it soon after an earthquake or wherever there is a deficiency of internet protection.

At the finish of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Team Chief Technical Officer, Atos mentioned: ”AI technological innovation is revolutionizing all sectors of the financial system and culture, and today the excellent learners in the Atos IT Problem demonstrated serious entrepreneurial abilities by featuring revolutionary and concrete solutions that meet the new needs of cooperative AI expressed by firms and folks. I am amazed by the remarkable creativity and the high-quality of the contributions of the award-profitable finalists. Congratulations to our winners and to all of our contestants!”

 The Atos IT Problem 2021 was also declared. Next yr, learners will have the opportunity to establish revolutionary ideas all over the topic of “How digital can support decarbonize non-digital”.

Considering that its development in 2012, the Atos IT Problem has empowered learners from all over the environment to establish apps linked to important traits in the digital revolution, these as wise mobility, linked cars and trucks, interactive media, linked life, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and synthetic intelligence. Pupils are mentored by customers of Atos Scientific Neighborhood who deliver complex and simple support, tips and encouragement.

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About Atos

Atos is a world leader in digital transformation with more than one hundred ten,000 workers in seventy three nations around the world and annual profits of more than € 11 billion. European variety one particular in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Large-General performance Computing, the Team presents finish-to-finish Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Huge Data, Enterprise Applications and Electronic Office solutions. The group is the Around the globe Facts Know-how Companion for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the makes Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The goal of Atos is to support style and design the foreseeable future of the info technological innovation room. Its skills and companies support the advancement of expertise, training as very well as multicultural and pluralistic ways to investigate that lead to scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the group permits its customers, workers and collaborators, and customers of societies at big to stay, work and establish sustainably and confidently in the info technological innovation room.

 

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