Mangaluru, Mar 01, 2018: Speaking at the third edition of the Startup Summit held at Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering (MITE), Moodabidri, Ajith Kumar P N, general manager, Digital Technologies & IoT, ITC Infotech said, “Technology is fast changing.
Artificial Intelligence is creating a new wave and bringing a paradigm shift in the technology field. Young engineers need to adapt to the ongoing technology revolution and create new solutions and innovate,” he added, “Be an employment generator rather than an employer.”
Ajith Kumar spoke about the various domains where Artificial Intelligence is bringing in rapid change. Human interventions are gradually reducing in many of the processes. Ajith also showed a demonstration of the Li-Fi technology.
MITE has been conducting Startup Summit with an objective to stimulate the young graduates to evolve as innovators and entrepreneurs by inviting prominent leaders from the industry and also towards providing them with the perspectives of Entrepreneurial ventures.
The summit involved Ideathon Contest, where 30 shortlisted student ideas were judged by senior industry leaders. A total of 126 ideas were submitted in the initial round in November 2017, of which 30 best projects were reviewed. The panel members included Dr U C Niranjan, director, Manipal Dot Net, Raviprasad Upadhyaya, chartered engineer and govt regd valuer, Premier Associates, Raghavendra Ganiga, CEO, Mobiezy, Mohan T, director, Pace Wisdom Solutions, Harsha D J, technical architect, HCL India, Yedu Krishnan, director, Tachus Technology Pvt Ltd, Arun Bhat and Shazad Maved, director, MindStack.
As part of the summit, a 24-hour hackathon was also organised on ‘Smart Technologies’. A total of 25 teams participated. These initiatives were planned so as to bring in an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the college.