3 Student Innovations Dominate IMake.WeMake 2018

Ciara Alarcon
Three student innovations have dominated the IMake.WeMake 2018.

3 Student Innovations Dominate IMake.WeMake 2018
3 Student Innovations Dominate IMake.WeMake 2018

Senior High School students of Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) Cubao, Philippine Science High School – Eastern Visayas Campus (PSHS-EVC), and New Era University bagged the “Youth Innovation Prize” award.

This year’s competition has teamed up with Acer Philippines, allowing them to use the brand’s first IoT toolkit, the CloudProfessor, and Arduino’s microcontrollers.

“Armed with the right tools, you see through this competition how the youth can create brilliant solutions to problems our country has long been dealing with. With the help of our CloudProfessor, we look forward to more triumphant inventions beyond the run of this competition,” Acer Philippines Managing Director Manuel Wong addressed.

The three student teams showcased their projects, which are mainly focused on Agriculture and Disaster Mitigation.

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Technological Institute of the Philippines - Cubao
Technological Institute of the Philippines - Cubao

TIP Cubao came up with Anitun Tabu – a weather advisory that can deliver more accurate forecasts. Meanwhile, PSHS-EVC developed Agro: Automated Aquaponic System, which can cultivate crops while culturing fish to serve as an agricultural option in the absence of soil. On the other hand, New Era University showcased their Automated Irrigation System and Electroculture device that eyes to help local farmers in growing their crops through more independent irrigation system.

Acer, however, gave its special “Acer IoT Excellence” award to College of St. John Roxas for their project tagged as VIBRAVA: Smart Watch. This eyes to aid people with hearing impairments respond to possible fire and intruder attacks through notification system powered by sensors.

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