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

‘PestKillerBot’ employs drones to manage pest manage in floricultural fields

Paris, July 9, 2020

Atos, a worldwide leader in electronic transformation, currently announces the winners of its global scholar competition, the Atos IT Obstacle. The winners ended up presented with their awards yesterday in the course of the Ceremony which took put in the course of the electronic Atos Technology Times. Now in its ninth calendar year, the competition observed groups from 27 nations all-around the planet compete on the concept of ‘Cooperative Artificial Intelligence’.

Just after an preliminary initial spherical in which sixteen groups ended up chosen, the Atos IT Obstacle Jury, manufactured up of experts and Atos executives, chose 3 finalists. These are:

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

“PestKillerBot” is an impressive and quick-to-use software which eradicates the pest in floricultural fields employing drones which execute pest manage and information selection. The Drone simulator autonomously flies around a subject to detect conditions or unsafe bugs and kills them. The alternative architecture is divided into four sections: the Place Allocation, Path Discovering with Path Arranging, Pest Detection, and Drone Activation Simulation allowing people to see how the divided subject is protected by each drone. The learners have created a drone prototype with a 3D printer and several factors.

The workforce received €10,000 and each scholar was provided the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to operate jointly with the company to develop their challenge.

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

This impressive alternative called “Digital Water” aims to deliver drinking water use solutions to households and the drinking water offer company. It is a world-wide-web software that predicts drinking water use and the drinking water amount throughout three dams. The aim of the challenge is to deliver specifics so that people can monitor use concentrations, squander, and issues to enhance drinking water resource administration. The workforce has 5 years’ truly worth of information. They have qualified their modes for four several years and have analyzed it for a person calendar year.

The workforce received €5,000 and each scholar was provided the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to operate jointly with the company to develop their challenge.

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

With an impressive alternative to enhance visitors, the “CTC – Cooperative Site visitors Control” app simulates visitors light controls employing Deep Reinforcement Mastering. Every junction acts as an agent that normally takes an motion (extends or minimizes the green/purple time) depending on the cars and waiting time in the lane. The software also gets data from the closest junctions. The workforce has qualified and tuned the product to get the finest product configuration for the visitors light manage.

The workforce received €3,000 and each scholar was provided the possibility to do either an internship at Atos or to operate jointly with the company to develop their challenge.

This calendar year, the jury also awarded a distinctive prize to an entry that particularly stood out, for the two the importance of the subject tackled and the perseverance of the workforce.

  • Special Jury prize: Loughborough University, United Kingdom

“Initial Study Swarm” is a alternative for a maze simulator exactly where drone agents gather awareness about a maze around a set period of time. The drones can share the data they obtain to lookup wrecked buildings by producing a 3D map or representation of it just after an earthquake or exactly where there is a lack of online protection.

At the end of the ceremony, Sophie Proust, Team Chief Technical Officer, Atos mentioned: ”AI engineering is revolutionizing all sectors of the financial system and modern society, and currently the outstanding learners in the Atos IT Obstacle shown authentic entrepreneurial capabilities by offering impressive and concrete solutions that meet up with the new desires of cooperative AI expressed by businesses and individuals. I am amazed by the outstanding 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. Upcoming calendar year, learners will have the possibility to develop impressive concepts all-around the concept of “How electronic can support decarbonize non-digital”.

Considering that its development in 2012, the Atos IT Obstacle has empowered learners from all-around the planet to develop purposes connected to major trends in the electronic revolution, this sort of as wise mobility, connected cars, interactive media, connected existence, the “right to be forgotten”, blockchain and synthetic intelligence. Students are mentored by customers of Atos Scientific Group who deliver technological and practical assistance, guidance and encouragement.

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