Techfest 2016-17, IIT Bombay

By Yangerlong Jamir | Updated Dec 29 2016
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16th - 18th December 2016, from bot-fighting competitions, to tech workshops, international exhibitions, movie screening, gaming, auto expo and many more, the deemed-to-be Asia’s largest science and technology festival organised by IIT Bombay kicks off. Here are some pictures we took from Day 1.

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There were quite a few Star Wars figures scattered across the campus.
Could it be a tout for the new Rogue One?

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Miko is a companion robot for children made in India by Emotix. It can interact and answer questions, set specific tasks and even understand and adapt to a users' personality using machine learning.

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology(EPFL) group displaying a mini-drone.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) exhibition booth showcased various launch vehicles.

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An Indian start-up company exhibiting their robot model.

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A robot made by a participant all set for "Galactic Trooper" - A contest where the bots need to cross over certain obstacles while also carrying cargoes.

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Drones ready to compete for the "Skylark", a drone competition where it must carry loads, hover and fly over obstacles. The participants have come from all over India to participate in this and more such events.

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A small section from Ubisoft's game booth in the Ozone areas, the fun filled activity sections scattered around the campus.

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Partcipant made bots ready to submerge in an underwater bot challenge.

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A self-analyzing autonomous robot (right) and remote-controlled utility vehicles (Left), all made by participants.

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Super Bikes on display at the auto-expo section of the exhibition.

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Competing robots in battle stance, waiting for RoboWars action to kick-off. An innovative concept implemented here was digital betting - viewers could use a certain app to bet on the matches with even zero as the betting amount.

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Autonomous robots map around a given surrounding and follow the white path to find the shortest route in a robotics competition on campus.

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A participant-made remote controlled submarine navigating through a course of obstacles under water in an underwater-robot competition.

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