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Home automation is constructing automation for domestic, sequences pre-programmed smart devices to fulfill the particular demands of the residents and remotely monitor and control your home using the Internet of Things. Teams are encouraged to imagine one aspect of a home from 2030 and create its prototype.
Participants have to submit a report stating their idea and execution plan and it should be consistent with the format mentioned in the problem statement.
Video Prototype Submission:
Participants whose abstracts are shortlisted have to create a bench prototype of their idea and submit a video of their prototype.
The final shortlisted participants (based on video prototypes) would be getting a chance to present and explain their solutions in front of judges during the main fest which will be held in IIT Bombay.
Last date of Registration and Abstract Submission:
23rd October 2022
Release of Abstract Submission:
30th October 2022
Last Date of Submission of Video Bench Prototypes:
8th November 2022
Release of Video Prototype Shortlists:
12th November 2022
Mentorship with Atomberg team for improving the prototype:
13th November to 12th December 2022
Final presentation & polished prototype submission:
14th December 2022
Presentation Stage & Exhibition:
16th-18th December 2022
How to register for Home automation?
Follow these steps for registration: Go to www.techfest.org -> Competitions -> Home Automation-> Explore -> Register -> Fill all your details. You will be registered.
Who can participate ?
"Any individual with a valid ID card
Early stage startups
Upto 3 years old college passouts can participate in the competition."
Is there any mentor panel?
Yes, there will be a mentor panel who will help you to clear your doubts.
How many people can be there in one team?
One team can have maximum of 4 members.
What is the Registered Mail ID?
The Gmail ID which was used to Sign In is the Registered Mail ID. It is a unique identity of any participant. It will be used in adding team members in a team, joining a pre-existing team etc.
Where to add my CA referral ID?
The CA referral ID can be added on the participation registration page. It is not compulsory.
Who can add members in a team?
Only the team leader has the right to add members in a team. However, others can join an existing team by clicking on the Join Team button.
Can I add myself to an existing team?
Yes, follow these steps to get added to a team. Join team -> Enter required details. You will be added to that team
How can I make my own team (as a team leader)?
Follow this process: www.techfest.org -> (hover on) Competitions -> Competitions -> Home Automation-> Explore -> Register -> Fill all your details -> Team -> Create a team -> Use the Registered Mail ID of other participants to add them to your team. They must be already registered before adding them to your team
How can I remove members from my team (as a team leader)?
Click on the Remove Member button and then select the member you wish to remove
What happens when the team leader leaves their team?
If the team leader leaves their team, the team will get dissolved. The other members of the team will then have to create a new team.
Is it necessary for the team leader to add all the team members at once?
No, it is not necessary. The team leader can add one member or none, only once, which is while creating the team, but if the team is not full and they want to add more members afterwards, then members (to be added) will have to use the Join Team button to join the team
How can a team member (other than the leader) leave the team?
Click on the Leave Team button and you will be removed from the registered team.
Who can delete a team?
Only the team leader can delete the team using the Dissolve Team button.
Can we change the team leader of our team?
No, you can’t change the team leader of your team. However, you can dissolve the team and form a new one.
Can a team have members from different colleges?
Yes, students from different colleges can form a team
- Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.
- A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.
- The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
- No responsibility will be held by Techfest, IIT Bombay for any late, lost or misdirected entries.
- The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).
- Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.
- All modes of official communication will be through the Techfest e-mail. Participants are advised to keep track of all folders in their e-mail accounts.
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