Texas Instruments India hosts ‘DIY with TI’ program
Texas Instruments (TI) India has hosted the 4th edition of ‘DIY with TI’ event designed to recognise and encourage TI hobbyists who innovate in their spare time using TI devices, and showcase their creativity with innovations that help solve real-life problems. Over 50 engineers got together in teams at TI in India and showcased their passion for creating simple and innovative solutions with over 20 cool and interesting demos.
This year, Prathap Ghorpade, Manoja Vinnakota and John Roshan Samuel won the Chief Geek award for their DIY project ‘Air-O-care’ that essentially monitors air quality and measures pollution. Pheroze Verma, Shinjan Pal, Prathap R. and Prathap Srinivasan, Kamath Veena, Sudhakar Singh were recognised as runners-up for their projects on ‘Multi Apartment Door-Entry System with Wireless Video and Two-Way Audio’ and ‘Smart Digital Door Lock and Access Control for Secure Home and Hotels,’ respectively.
There were other notable projects in the realm of robotics and smart farming applications.