Indian coder with AI-based fitness solution for mobiles wins 'HackerCamp'22'
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As India prepares the next-generation of coders, Amit Kumar, a data scientist at cure.fit, won the virtual 'HackerCamp'22' for his idea of bringing computer vision, sensors and AI-based fitness solutions to mobile devices, its organisers said here on Wednesday.
Healthcare technology company Innovaccer, along with Microsoft and conversational messaging platform GupShup, organised 'HackerCamp'22' -- one of the largest coding events that brought together ideas ranging from Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, big data analytics and more from over 50,000 coders.
The winners received incubation opportunities, cash prizes and other packages worth more than Rs 12 Lakh.
While Kumar won in the professionals' track category, the winner of the freshers' track was Vishwas Modi, a B.Tech student at LNMIIT, Jaipur, for his 'intelligent yoga trainer' with Leaderboard.
"HackerCamp'22 opens the path for the tech wizards of the new age, offering them a platform to demonstrate their innovative ideas," said Ankit Maheshwari, President, R&D and India operations at Innovaccer.
The runner-up for the freshers' track was Apurva Sharma, a B.Tech. student at VIT, Vellore, for her web app that uses a range of cutting-edge models to transform the profession of ophthalmology.
S Dhanya Abhirami, a software engineer at Visa, became the runner-up in the professional track with her self-awareness methodology solution that helps teenagers and young professionals limit their screen time.