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NIYANTRA 2016 - The Annual Graphical System Design Contest


Meet the winners of NIYANTRA 2015


Winner : Vihaan - World's first movable Smart Bin

APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

The Autonomous movable dustbin travels on a predefined path and is programmed to not only stop when someone approaches it to dump waste but also dump the collected waste at a predefined location when it reaches it capacity. To make it affordable and economic in the long run, a LCD screen has been installed in the front so that it can serve as a moving advertisement platform and thereby help earn money for the inventor/business.

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Winner : Scavenger Bot - The Autonomous Street Cleaner

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai

Scavenger Bot cleans up the area provided by google maps. It plans its trajectory in real time and cleans the area avoiding any obstacles present in its way.

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Runners-Up: Tennis Tutor

Kumaraguru College of Technology (Autonomous)

A smart ball throwing machine to which a player can never find a sequence of the manner in which he will face the ball. The system has been embedded with features such as Myo and Android App based control to make it even more attractive.

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Meet the winners of NIYANTRA 2014


Winner : Rover InDUS (Industrial, Defense & Unmanned Ground system)

Hindustan University, Chennai

InDUS is a rover which is multifunction robot integrated all terrain Drive System, Robotic Arm, GPS Navigation system, Remotely controlled, Data logging , Equipped camera at different position and system is also capable of running through solar power (if surface area of solar panel is increased).

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Meet the winners of NIYANTRA 2013


Winner : Autonomous Surface Monitoring Robot

University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Chandigarh

The Autonomous Surface Monitoring Robot(ASMR) is an autonomous machine to conduct survey of a land or to examine soil characteristics of an area without any human effort. The robot collects the data and saves it as an array which can be further employed to study the characteristics of the soil.

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Runners-Up : LabVIEW Based Farm Automation Using Android

Sona College of Technology, Salem

The project proposes a remote controlled robot equipped with a robotic arm and a camera, whose operation will be controlled by an android application (Data Dashboard) or remote Front panel through labVIEW to make easier the task of the farmer by using the various tools of the robot.

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