GNDEC students bag second prize in TCS InfraMind event

Students of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (GNDEC) bagged the second prize in TCS InfraMind Season III. Students from all over the country participated in the contest.

Damanpreet Singh and Gurmeet Singh of the Information Technology branch of the GNDEC bagged the second prize.Sharing their experience, they said they have created an application for departmental stores that identifies different products from their images and generates corresponding bills as well.The bills are generated from their visual appearances and size. It is the first computational technology in image detecting in the country, they claimed.

On November 18, a six-hour long hackathon was held in which five teams were selected who presented their project on November 19. The first round included online MCQ test based on technologies such as edge computing, extended reality and blockchain technology. The second round included video submissions wherein the teams had to explain the used cases.

In the third and last round, 10 teams were invited to the TCS Butterfly Campus, Siruseri, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Team SciFiDevs developed a bank application that authorises users based on facial recognition; which made them bag the second position overall at the national level. The Team SciFiDevs also got the privilege to have a luncheon with the TCS vice president and other global leaders. Principal Dr Sehijpal Singh, congratulated Team SciFiDevs for their achievement.