Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), hosted the grand finale of the seventh edition of its premier engineering and Internet of Things (IoT) challenge, EngiNX – Engineering for the Next Generation, at its Gitanjali Park Campus in Kolkata.
This year, the challenge witnessed registrations from over 100,000 students from 400 institutes across the nation. With the theme ‘Digital Eminence: Making Things Smart’, the goal for participants was to create smart products that would help reshape businesses, and also impact our everyday lives. The teams used digital technologies, such as IoT, data analytics and cognitive systems, to solve problems in manufacturing, social, life science and healthcare, and consumer goods and logistics.
After four thought-provoking rounds, the top five teams made it to the grand finale. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore emerged as the winner for creating Wearable devices for Suppression & Nullification of Hand Tremors. Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata came second and K.S Institute of Technology, Bangalore placed third.
The winners were awarded a grand prize of Rs 5 lakh, while the runners up took home Rs 2.5 lakh, and the second runners up received Rs 1 lakh. All the finalists received provisional offers to join TCS after completing their engineering degrees.