The project “CO-DI-RA Messenger” by Students of MITE won All India Second Prize in the Annual 9th Edition of UNISYS All India Project Competition Cloud 20/20 held in Bangalore. The team had Students of Electronics and communication Engineering– Nagashree TS, Nikitha Chowta and Sandhya S. Mr. Ramalingam H M, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept of ECE guided the students in the Project.
The Team was awarded a cash Prize of INR 1.25 Lakh. Unisys. MITE has entered the finals of the prestigious event for Three successive years. In the year 2016, MITE had won the III with a cash prize of INR 1 Lakhs.
About the project:
CoDiRa Messenger is a mobile accessory and associated app, which helps to communicate without mobile network and or Internet. This application, in particular will be of great help during distress. A simple CoDiRa messenger paired with any smart phone and similar kinds of devices in the nearby area makes a network and forwards the information. An important feature of this technology is that the mobile can interact with another mobile without any mobile tower signal or internet connection.
About Cloud 20/20:
Launched in 2009, the contest aims to provide engineering students across the country with a platform to offer innovative ideas around disruptive technology trends. Students submit project ideas in broad technical areas as per the contest guidelines which are evaluated by the Unisys Technical team and based on the innovation/merit of the idea, selected for the next round, where students will work on their project idea and demonstrate it.
Unisys Corporation is an American global information technology company based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, that provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology. Unisys traces its roots back to the founding of the American Arithmometer Company in 1886 and the Sperry Gyroscope Company in 1910. Unisys promotes itself as a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges for some of the world’s largest companies and government organizations.