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US, Russia, Syria, China, Iran, Afghanistan, amongst 20+ countries participating in IIT Bombay’s Techfest competitions


By Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

Over the years the Techfest, IIT Bombay has branched out its reach into international territories and International Competitions, with their huge scale, attract numerous foreign participants thus sky-rocketing the level of competitions. The result is a win-win situation for everyone, the participants who get to interact with some of the best teams around the globe and such participation calls for technological, innovative and economical revamps to their models which only adds to the audience’s experience.

International Robotics Challenge (IRC) –Tech enthusiasts from war-torn countries like Syria selected for final round at Techfest. IRC is a contest which asks for utmost expertise in many technological aspects like wireless computer interface, image processing, line following mechanism etc.The principle aim of the competition is development of two bots: one autonomous and manual. But the real challenge lies in the task of installing appropriate provision for the bots to coordinate and communicate to finish the task.With prize money of INR 3,00,000 it has attracted teams from countries like Syria, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal and Egypt. Read more