Unisys Corporation today announced the winners of the 12th annual Unisys Cloud 20/20™ contest, one of India's largest and most popular annual student innovation programs. The contest received more than 685 submissions from more than 400 colleges across India.
"Our flagship event Cloud 20/20 has been encouraging innovative thinking among the young minds of today, equipping them with holistic experiential learning to make them industry-ready. Established as an event that truly celebrates the spirit of innovation and collaboration, Cloud 20/20 has proven to be the perfect platform that bridges the gap between industry and academia.
Our aim is to bring together the country's technical talent, hone their knowledge with practical experience, and provide them with a stepping stone into the professional world," said Sumed Marwaha, managing director, Unisys India and regional vice president, Services, Unisys.
The project titled Edge-driven Biometrics and Facial Recognition was picked as the winner. The winning project was led by students of M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology who had submitted a next-generation, reliable biometric and facial recognition model, based on edge computing and designed for a workplace environment.