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The winning team from India at the regional finals of the Imagine Cup, held in Australia on February 12
 
 
Indian team is regional winner of Microsoft Imagine cup for students

Sydney, Australia, February 16 2019:  Team Caeli from India is  the winner of the (Microsoft)  Imagine Cup Asia Finals, after a finale against 11 other teams from across the region.
The student team Caeli won with their smart automated Anti-Pollution and Drug delivery mask specifically designed for patients that are suffering from asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions. Caeli implements breakthrough features that will improve the quality of life for respiratory patients living in polluted areas.
The first runner-up and second runner-up places were awarded to Team RailinNova from China and Team AidUSC from the Philippines, respectively.|
Team RailinNova developed the Rail Component Inspection Robot, which determines and identifies rail defects through multi-sensor monitoring. The solution strives to help railway companies to solve any issues more efficiently, and more economically.
Team AidUSC came up with Aqua Check, a water contamination mobile application that enables detection of contamination by taking a photo of a water sample through a microscope.
Team Caeli received US$ 15,000 and will continue their journey at the Imagine Cup World Championship, which will be held in Seattle in May. First place team at the World Championship will win US $100,000, USD50,000 Azure grant, and a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
Says Team Caeli’s Aakash Bhadana: “We are so grateful to have the opportunity to participate in the Imagine Cup, and we are thrilled to represent Asia at the World Finals. We will continue to modify and improve our project, based on the judges’ feedback, before the competition in Seattle.”
This year, 12 finalist teams from 10 countries competed in the Asia Finals. The countries included China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand. These teams were selected from various rounds of the competition online or through in-person National Final events organized by Microsoft subsidiaries in countries across the globe.
Held annually since 2003, the Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition, This year’s Imagine Cup encouraged participants to “Dream it. Build it. Live it” in order to create applications that shape how individuals live, work and play and through their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology.
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Caeli is a smart automated Anti-Pollution and Drug delivery mask
specifically designed for Asthmatic and Chronic Respiratory Patients.
Caeli implements breakthrough features to improve the quality of life
for respiratory patients living in polluted areas
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