e-Yantra Robotics Teacher Competition

eYRTC

e-Yantra Robotics Teacher Competition is an annual competition conducted by e-Yantra for teacher teams from colleges that have already established e-Yantra labs through e-Yantra Lab Setup Initiative (eLSI) to:

  • Introduce new concepts/technology in the field of robotics and embedded systems.

  • Incentivizing teachers for creativity and enthusiasm.


Glimpse

Find more . . .

eYRTC - 2015

Overview


Theme
Restaurant Assistant (Order Taking Robot)
In this theme,we explore automating a basic task – taking orders from customer tables and giving it to cooks. Theme replicates the restaurant floor on a small scale having nine (09) customer tables and it serves three (03) different types of food such as Indian, Chinese, Italian. For each type of food, there is one cooking zone associated with it. Each food type is represented by flags of different colors and shapes.
    The robot has to do the following:
  1. Take the order from each table
  2. Place the orders at their respective cooking zone and
  3. Display the table numbers with their ordered food, on the LCD
Participants
244 teachers from 61 teams
Regions
Gujarat
Bhopal
Kakinada
Punjab
Guntur
Indore
Pondicherry
Bengaluru
Sivakasi
Finalists
08 Teachers from 2 Teams

Winners


College
Mar Ephraem College of Engineering and Technology
V. V. College of Engineering

eYRTC - 2014

Overview


Theme
Valet Parking Robot
In this theme, we designed a parking lot consisting of nine slots. Each slot is designated as either reserved for residents (indicated by a red flag) or available for visitors (indicated by a green flag). Each slot can be either “occupied” or “available”.
    The robot has to do the following:
  1. Detect the type of the slot (Resident or Visitor) and the state of the slot (Occupied or Available),
  2. Park itself at the appropriate available slot closest to the OUT sign (Exit) and
  3. Display the slot numbers that are available, on the LCD.
Participants
252 Teachers from 63 Teams
Regions
Chennai
Coimbatore
Kolkata
Noida
Salem
Trichy
Finalists
52 Teachers from 13 Teams

Winners


Position College
1st Ideal Group of Institutions, Noida
2nd Arasan Ganesan Polytechnic College, Salem
3rd Agni College of Technology, Chennai
Special Government College of Engineering, Bargur
Special Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Polytechnic
Special Birla Institute of Technology
Special Central Calcutta Polytechnic
Position College

eYRTC - 2013

Overview


Theme
Minesweeper
Identifying hidden objects placed in an unspecified general area is a challenging and interesting problem. Such tasks are essential in Defense and Disaster management applications, where time is a critical factor and the venture might be dangerous for humans. In this theme, ‘Minesweeper’ we challenge the teams to identify the location and the total number of mines (blocks) placed at random positions in the arena.
Participants
140 Teachers from 35 Teams
Regions
Delhi/Chandigarh - 13 Colleges
Ichalkaranji - 11 Colleges
Mumbai/Pune - 5 Colleges
Shimoga - 6 Colleges
Finalists
44 Teachers from 11 Teams

Winners


Position College
1st D.Y. Patil Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pune
2nd D.K.T.E. Society's Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji
2nd Maharaja Agrasen College, Delhi
3rd Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Shimoga
4th Cluster Innovation Center, Delhi
4th Miranda House, Delhi
Position College

eYRTC - 2012

Overview


Theme
Bhool-Bhuliya
Bhool-bhuliya is a random maze with a start point and an end point. There are several paths emerging from the start point, but only one path takes you from the start point to the end point. The challenge is for the robot to start at the start point and reach the end point without any human intervention.
Participants
64 Teachers from 16 Teams
Finalists
44 Teachers from 11 Teams

Winners


Position College
1st Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
2nd St. Francis Institute of Technology, Borivali, Mumbai
3rd Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Mumbai
Position College