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Project MANAS bag first prize in USA


MANIPAL: Project MANAS via Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) has secured the primary place worldwide, in the Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, just lately. More than 35 plus groups from across the globe participated in the match, which concluded just lately.

The mission MANAS robotic used to be named as 'Solo,' which used to be designed indigenously via MIT scholars from more than a few engineering streams. Apart from bagging the grand prize, the workforce also bagged the primary prize in interoperability profile problem, 2d in design problem and 6th in cyber safety. Some of the other top establishments which participated in the match included, IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, DTU, US Military Academy and Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology).


The workforce used to be led via Siddharth Venkatraman, Shrijit Singh and individuals included: Arya Karani, Ansel Dias, Rakshit Jain, Shivesh Khaitan, Dheeraj Mohan, Sarathkrishnan Ramesh, Anirudh Kashyap, Nishan De'Almedia, Gokul P and Tanaya Mandke. They are guided via Ashalatha Nayak, division of laptop science and engineering, MIT. The workforce awarded $3,800.


IGVC (Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition) is an annual robotics pageant arranged annually in Oakland University, Michigan, USA and has international participation. It has more than a few challenges concerned about autonomous floor automobiles. This 12 months, in the 27th annual IGVC, Project MANAS, a workforce of undergraduate scholars from MIT won the grand prize with their bot named SOLO amongst 35 groups from more than a few universities all around the international , being the second one Indian workforce to take action, the primary being IIT Bombay in 25th annual IGVC in 2017. Project MANAS beat top Indian groups like IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and DTU and in addition international groups like Georgia Tech, University of Michigan and others. This feat used to be achieved via the workforce in simplest their 2d try in the pageant. The grand prize is awarded to the workforce with the best cumulative ranking from the sub-challenges. Manas positioned first in the IOP (Interoperability Profile) problem, 2d in design problem and 6th in cyber safety problem. This used to be sufficient to web 44 points for clinching first prize.


The mission is funded the Manipal Academy of Higher Education together with more than a few sponsors.


MANAS stands for higher intelligence and the workforce is operating towards their objective of creating India's first driverless automobile.


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