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

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

Paris, July nine, 2020

Atos, a global chief in digital transformation, currently announces the winners of its international student competitiveness, the Atos IT Problem. The winners had been offered with their awards yesterday for the duration of the Ceremony which took area for the duration of the digital Atos Know-how Times. Now in its ninth 12 months, the competitiveness observed teams from 27 nations around the world close to the world compete on the concept of ‘Cooperative Artificial Intelligence’.

Just after an initial to start with round in which 16 teams had been selected, the Atos IT Problem Jury, designed up of experts and Atos executives, selected 3 finalists. These are:

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

“PestKillerBot” is an ground breaking and effortless-to-use application which removes the pest in floricultural fields making use of drones which conduct pest handle and details assortment. The Drone simulator autonomously flies about a subject to detect ailments or harmful bugs and kills them. The alternative architecture is divided into 4 areas: the Area Allocation, Route Getting with Route Arranging, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation allowing for people to see how the divided subject is lined by each drone. The college students have made a drone prototype with a 3D printer and quite a few parts.

The group won €10,000 and each student was supplied the option to do both an internship at Atos or to get the job done jointly with the firm to acquire their undertaking.

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

This ground breaking alternative named “Digital Water” aims to supply drinking water use options to households and the drinking water supply firm. It is a world-wide-web application that predicts drinking water use and the drinking water stage throughout 3 dams. The aim of the undertaking is to present specifics so that people can keep track of use degrees, waste, and difficulties to make improvements to drinking water useful resource administration. The group has 5 years’ worth of details. They have experienced their modes for 4 a long time and have examined it for one particular 12 months.

The group won €5,000 and each student was supplied the option to do both an internship at Atos or to get the job done jointly with the firm to acquire their undertaking.

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

With an ground breaking alternative to make improvements to targeted visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Site visitors Control” application simulates targeted visitors light controls making use of Deep Reinforcement Studying. Each and every junction acts as an agent that usually takes an action (extends or minimizes the eco-friendly/pink time) relying on the vehicles and waiting time in the lane. The application also will get details from the closest junctions. The group has experienced and tuned the design to get the very best design configuration for the targeted visitors light handle.

The group won €3,000 and each student was supplied the option to do both an internship at Atos or to get the job done jointly with the firm to acquire their undertaking.

This 12 months, the jury also awarded a special prize to an entry that notably stood out, for both of those the significance of the matter tackled and the determination of the group.

  • Specific Jury prize: Loughborough University, United Kingdom

“Initial Study Swarm” is a alternative for a maze simulator in which drone agents obtain knowledge about a maze about a set interval. The drones can share the details they locate to search ruined structures by making a 3D map or representation of it immediately after an earthquake or in which there is a absence of internet coverage.

At the end of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Group Main Specialized Officer, Atos reported: ”AI technology is revolutionizing all sectors of the economic climate and modern society, and currently the amazing college students in the Atos IT Problem demonstrated actual entrepreneurial capabilities by providing ground breaking and concrete options that meet the new desires of cooperative AI expressed by companies and persons. I am impressed by the superb creative imagination and the 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. Following 12 months, college students will have the option to acquire ground breaking ideas close to the concept of “How digital can support decarbonize non-digital”.

Given that its development in 2012, the Atos IT Problem has empowered college students from close to the world to acquire programs linked to key tendencies in the digital revolution, these types of as clever mobility, linked vehicles, interactive media, linked daily life, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and artificial intelligence. Students are mentored by associates of Atos Scientific Community who present technical and useful help, information and encouragement.

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About Atos

Atos is a global chief in digital transformation with about a hundred and ten,000 employees in 73 nations around the world and annual income of about € eleven billion. European quantity one particular in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Substantial-Effectiveness Computing, the Group offers end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Info, Enterprise Applications and Digital Office options. The group is the Globally Info Know-how Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Game titles and operates beneath the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The reason of Atos is to support design and style the foreseeable future of the details technology space. Its know-how and products and services help the growth of knowledge, training as properly as multicultural and pluralistic methods to exploration that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, the group allows its buyers, employees and collaborators, and associates of societies at substantial to reside, get the job done and acquire sustainably and confidently in the details technology space.


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