Institut Teknologi Bandung and Gwangju University Student Team won the Excellence Prize in the Capstone Design Fair E2Festa 2018 held in South Korea
A team that consists of students from Institut Teknologi Bandung and Gwangju University successfully won the Excellence Prize in the Global Capstone Design Fair – Engineering Education Festa (E2Feasta) 2018, which was held on the 8th and 9th of November, 2018, at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) 2 Ilsan, South Korea. The team consists of three ITB and two Gwangju University students. Aside from getting the certificate, the team also received a KRW 500.000 award. The team includes Violla Tania (Industrial engineering 2014), Dharma Kurnia Septialoka (Informatics Engineering 2014), and Gilang Ginaris Mulia (Mechanical Engineering 2014) from Institut Teknologi Bandung, also Oh Minwoo and Choi Kyumin from Electrial and Electronics, Gwangju University.
The team that named themselves as the “Let’s Talk” team won the Excellence Prize through product innovation of hand gesture translator from sign-language to voice and from voice to text. This product innovation is developed to help the hearing-impaired and speech-impaired people. The team has developed this product for almost eight months through the international program called Students Joint CAPStone Design Project (i-CAPS) 2018. There are 21 products included in this event which comes from various institutions in South Korea and also many other institutions outside of South Korea, such as; Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, India, Japan, People’s Republic of China, Thailand, Hong Kong, and United States.
E2Festa is an annual competition to exhibit the product of Capstone Design Project from various institutions in South Korea and many other institutions outside of South Korea. This event was held for the first time in 2012. It is the biggest event for engineering and industry in South Korea. In 2018, E2Festa is hosted by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. It is organized by Korean Institut for Advancement of Technology dan Korea Association of Innovation Centers for Engineering Education under the theme “Super Challenger”.