Winners at Smart India Hackathon 2019
Team from KCT and KCT Business School 'SANGILI THALAVAADAM ' emerged winner at Smart India Hackathon 2019 in nodal center SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai. The team bagged a cash prize of 1 Lakh for their innovative tech on Smart Retail Technology which they developed for one of the world's largest conglomerate - Hindustan Unilever LTD.
The team consists of a balanced mix of Tech geeks of KCT and business students from KCT Business School.
The power-packed team is
DIVYA R - IT
SHIDDHARTH SARAN M - CSE
SURYA P - CSE
KAVIARASU K - MBA
RAMKUMAR V - MBA
SRIRAM ANAX - MBA
Mentors from FORGE Accelerator Mr.Vignesh Kumaresan, Mr. Kalaiselvan and Dr.Mary Cherian from KCT Business School.
They developed a product to address the problem statement given by HUL which can understand the customer journey and shopper emotions towards products at big retail shops so that it can help the company to forecast sales and in new product development.
Tech used: Sentiment analysis, Object identification, sensors and dashboard, etc.
Yes! Our students 'tech can now predict 'what you feel when you look at a product!'