Victory in Softech 2014
Electrical Engineering students from FAST-NU Lahore campus succeeded in the SOFTEC 2014 competition with distinction. In their Final year Projects (FYPs) a team comprising Mr. Shehwar Hussain, Mr.Usama Nisar, Mr. Anas Imtiaz, Mr. Haseeb Khalid, Mr. Waleed Usman and Mr. Mujtaba Ali received first prize in Engineering Project Competition.The title of their project was “HANDROID — a glove based interface to translate hand gestures for sign language vocalization & control of an anthropomorphic robotic hand.”Another team that included Mr. Faisal Abbas, Ms. Shaheera Muneer, Mr. M. Awais Ali and Mr. M. Sameed won second prize for their project titled “FLAMES — an autonomous fire detecting and extinguishing mobile robotic platform”. While in Software Project Competition, FAST-NU’s team comprising Mr. Saif-Ullah, Mr. Saad Saif, Ms. Fatima Shujaat, Mr. Hassan Rashid, Mr. Junaid Iqbal and Mr.Aqeel Abbas grabbed third prize. They presented “SMART-PAL — an application of kinect-based strategy to track human limbs for tele-robotic manipulation and tele-presence tasks” as their project.