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Amrita Student Team Aces European Urban Mobility Hackathon 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 16:00 Source URL:

After a string of successes in 2020, the Brain Bucket student team from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus in South India, aced Urban Mobility Hackathon 2021 organized by the City of Riga, funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Union. The global hackathon was held virtually from April 15-17, 2021, and had prize money of 3000 Euros. 

The brain bucket student team presented a Smart headgear built on a modular approach based on requirements that two-wheeler Delivery Personnel in gig economy, motorcycle users, cyclists and children to improve general road behaviour and safety.

Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham said, “Amrita is an innovations hub and this concept of modular approach makes technology integration into our daily lives a lot easier and simpler”.

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