The 4th Inter IIT Tech meet took place at IIT Mandi during 29th - 31st January, 2016. Participants from 9 different IITs came together during the event.
The first event of the meet was social media analysis, which involved the teams studying twitter streams and developing a web tool to visualize tweets related to several different topics, while also doing a temporal analysis of the tweets. IIT Kharagpur, IIT Mandi and IIT Madras bagged the first, second and third place respectively. The second event was Internet of Things, in which the teams were turning IIT Mandi's rooms into smart rooms. From the speed of the fans to the power of the lights, all being controlled by smartphones and web apps. The event was won by IIT Madras. IIT Kharagpur and Kanpur shared the second place and IIT Patna third. The third event was the Software development event, which saw the teams making an android app to help people who are in the sight of danger. The teams came up with several innovative ideas to mitigate the problem. The event was won by IIT Kharagpur, with IIT Kanpur coming second and IIT Mandi third. The fourth event was Embedded Systems, which required the teams to make a voice controlled robot which can pick and place objects. The event was won by IIT Kharagpur. IIT Kanpur coming second and IIT Mandi third. Next up was the Tech Quiz. This event involved questions from all different domains of technology. IIT Ropar won this event, while IIT Kanpur came second and IIT Bhubaneshwar third.
On the last day we had the first event in the form of the Product Exhibition, which invited projects of all kinds to be brought up and presented. The event saw several innovative products coming up. The first and second both prizes went to teams from IIT Kharagpur, while third went to IIT Madras. The next event was the Portfolio defender event, which required the teams to come up with an innovative solution to a stock market problem. The event was won by IIT Kharagpur, with IIT Mandi coming second and IIT Madras third. The last was the Hardware Modelling event which involved teams coming up with really innovative hardware solutions. The event was won by IIT Kharagpur, with IIT Kanpur being second and IIT Roorkee third.
The participants as well as the judges, appreciated the quality of the projects on display. The enthusiasm of the students was highly appreciative. It was good to see students from different IITs coming together to compete on a common platform. We hope the meet bring in better chances of collaborations between different IITs.
Few photographs of the event
|Social Media Analysis, IIT Mandi||Hardware Modelling Product, IIT Kharagpur|
|IIT Mandi group with the Director, IIT Mandi||Winners - IIT Kharagpur group with the Director, IIT Mandi|