Idea: We think of a smartphone as a cheap sensor device. It consists of wifi, GPS, Accelerometer and other sensors which when bought separately and programmed toegether may require more cost and time. Therefore the idea is to use a smartphone like an android phone to interact with the environment. Recently a Google Nexus phone has been used to control a nano satellite and is going into space late Feb 2013.
- Yasir Khan (EE)
Outcome: Won first prize of Rs 600,000 at IBA Invent 2012 Competition for his idea Navigate (based on his work in SMART Lab). Read more