ECIF, Electronics Communication and Instrumentation Forum of Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, organized a workshop on Videotronics on March 21, 2018.
The event was aimed at giving students the practical knowledge required through informative and educational videos. The rationale was to motivate the students into learning new technologies and increasing their interest towards the field of electronics. Mr. Sai Swaroop (IV Semester, ECE) started the event with a talk on Notch Revolution. He started by introducing the first phones in the market that had a notch and discussed the various sensors that are arranged in it. The fingerprint scanning technology was explained in detail and more light was shed upon the proximity sensor and its function. The evolution of the notch was discussed in detail and the screen to body ratio of several phones was compared with each other. The iPhone X’s notch that went through much criticism in the market was debated as well. A video that comprised of the different kind of existing notches was display followed by a humorous video that mocked the iPhone X’s unsatisfying notch. Mr. Poojith (IV Semester, ECE) took over the event with a talk on Stephen Hawking and his theories. The Hawking radiation, a famous theory was talked upon and portrayed by an interesting video that narrated the story of the big bang and how the universe was created. Gravitational waves were also discussed along with the history of blackholes. The event concluded with Ms. Harini M, Joint Secretary, ECIF (VI Semester, ECE) addressing the audience and taking in questions from the audience for the speakers to clarify doubts.