Guest talks, interactive sessions, workshops by students and awards ceremony
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar, hosted a two-day workshop, hackathon and start-up colloquium on virtual and augmented reality in hybrid mode.
The online event was held in association with Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), MeitY and Odisha government.
IIT Bhubaneswar director R.V. Raja Kumar spoke about the genesis of the Center of Excellence in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (VARCoE) and its activities. He said the Conclave and Hackathon was launched in 2020 for budding entrepreneurs, engineering students and start-ups to create disruptive and inspiring products/solutions in the AR-VR domain.
VARCoE focuses on creating an ecosystem for carrying out research and development in immersive visualisation and applications, giving impetus to skill development, manpower creation through innovative education program and foster technology incubation and entrepreneurship.
The Conclave and Hackathon included several guest talks, interactive sessions, workshops by student teams. The talks and sessions were followed by award ceremony on the last day.
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