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

‘PestKillerBot’ makes use of drones to take care of pest command in floricultural fields

Paris, July 9, 2020

Atos, a international leader in digital transformation, nowadays announces the winners of its international college student levels of competition, the Atos IT Challenge. The winners ended up presented with their awards yesterday during the Ceremony which took place during the digital Atos Technological innovation Times. Now in its ninth 12 months, the levels of competition noticed teams from 27 nations close to the earth contend on the concept of ‘Cooperative Synthetic Intelligence’.

Following an initial very first round in which 16 teams ended up selected, the Atos IT Challenge Jury, created up of professionals and Atos executives, chose a few finalists. These are:

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

“PestKillerBot” is an impressive and straightforward-to-use application which eradicates the pest in floricultural fields working with drones which carry out pest command and data collection. The Drone simulator autonomously flies around a industry to detect diseases or dangerous bugs and kills them. The remedy architecture is divided into 4 components: the Location Allocation, Route Getting with Route Scheduling, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation allowing end users to see how the divided industry is covered by every single drone. The students have formulated a drone prototype with a 3D printer and many factors.

The crew received €10,000 and every single college student was supplied the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to get the job done together with the company to produce their task.

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

This impressive remedy referred to as “Digital Water” aims to provide drinking water intake solutions to homes and the drinking water source company. It is a internet application that predicts drinking water intake and the drinking water degree throughout 3 dams. The purpose of the task is to supply specifics so that end users can keep track of intake degrees, squander, and challenges to make improvements to drinking water useful resource management. The crew has 5 years’ well worth of data. They have skilled their modes for 4 years and have examined it for one particular 12 months.

The crew received €5,000 and every single college student was supplied the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to get the job done together with the company to produce their task.

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

With an impressive remedy to make improvements to site visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Site visitors Control” application simulates site visitors mild controls working with Deep Reinforcement Finding out. Just about every junction functions as an agent that requires an action (extends or cuts down the eco-friendly/purple time) depending on the automobiles and waiting around time in the lane. The application also receives data from the closest junctions. The crew has skilled and tuned the model to get the very best model configuration for the site visitors mild command.

The crew received €3,000 and every single college student was supplied the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to get the job done together with the company to produce their task.

This 12 months, the jury also awarded a distinctive prize to an entry that especially stood out, for each the significance of the topic tackled and the devotion of the crew.

  • Particular Jury prize: Loughborough College, United Kingdom

“Initial Survey Swarm” is a remedy for a maze simulator where drone agents accumulate expertise about a maze around a set period. The drones can share the data they discover to search ruined structures by creating a 3D map or representation of it immediately after an earthquake or where there is a absence of net coverage.

At the conclude of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Team Chief Technical Officer, Atos said: ”AI technological know-how is revolutionizing all sectors of the economic climate and modern society, and nowadays the brilliant students in the Atos IT Challenge demonstrated actual entrepreneurial capabilities by presenting impressive and concrete solutions that fulfill the new requires of cooperative AI expressed by corporations and individuals. I am amazed by the fantastic creativity and the high-quality of the contributions of the award-winning finalists. Congratulations to our winners and to all of our contestants!”

 The Atos IT Challenge 2021 was also introduced. Subsequent 12 months, students will have the possibility to produce impressive concepts close to the concept of “How digital can assist decarbonize non-digital”.

Because its generation in 2012, the Atos IT Challenge has empowered students from close to the earth to produce programs linked to big developments in the digital revolution, these as good mobility, linked automobiles, interactive media, linked existence, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and artificial intelligence. College students are mentored by users of Atos Scientific Group who supply specialized and sensible assist, information and encouragement.

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Atos is a international leader in digital transformation with around 110,000 workforce in seventy three nations and once-a-year earnings of around € 11 billion. European quantity one particular in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Superior-Effectiveness Computing, the Team supplies conclude-to-conclude Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Major Information, Business Purposes and Digital Office solutions. The team is the All over the world Data Technological innovation Husband or wife for the Olympic & Paralympic Online games and operates below the brand names Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The reason of Atos is to assist layout the long term of the data technological know-how area. Its skills and expert services assist the development of expertise, training as properly as multicultural and pluralistic techniques to investigate that lead to scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the team enables its consumers, workforce and collaborators, and users of societies at huge to stay, get the job done and produce sustainably and confidently in the data technological know-how area.


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