IIT Delhi bags top prize at the GITEX competition

Arabian Gazette/by Lavanya Singhal

Indian students shine at the GITEX Technology Week Student Lab competition with their innovative women protection device.

A team of five from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi bagged the top award at the GITEX Technology Week Student Lab competition for ProtectMe, a product which enhances women’s safety by combining a wearable device, control room and mobile app to alert
authorities and potentially volunteers when the wearer is attacked, all while recording live audio-visual feeds.

Edging out more than 50 rival applications from universities across the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia, the Indian students — Paras Batra, Ayush Banka, Avinash Bansa, Chiraag Kapil, and Manik Mehta– won AED 30,000 under their newly founded “Leaf Lab team”…………[Read
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