An Indian student trio (Bharat Sundal, Aakash Bhadana and Vasu Kaushik) won the 2nd place on Tuesday won the Microsoft’s Imagine Cup World Championship final held in Seattle, US for developing ‘Caeli’ which is world’s first smart automated anti-pollution and drug delivery mask.
Ceili is specially designed for patients suffering from asthma and chronic respiratory ailment. It is sleek, portable, easy-to-fit-inside-your-pocket nebulizer and a customized mask. Drug doses can be scheduled through the app. In case of breathing difficulties this app allows user to switch on intelligent mode which provides instant relief drugs and it also monitors real-time air quality and helps people to choose least polluted travel route.
This team had also won first prize in Asia Regional Final contest which was held in Sydney in February 2019.
Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship is held every year to celebrate top student teams that bring and compete with their biggest and boldest ideas to life.
To compete in this Championship each participant team has to create an original technology project from scratch to finish.
The championship was won by the Team EasyGlucose from the United States (2019) for their Deep Learning non-invasive blood glucose level monitor.