Gurugram students competed in a global environment and won the 2nd Prize, the ‘Excellence Award’ in the Delta Cup 2017 held at Wujiang, Suzhou City, China, held from 23-26 July 2017. The NorthCap University’s (NCU) project titled ‘Self-Check-out System in Retail’ is based on Smart Machines, Smart Robots and Smart Manufacturing using Delta Electronics (a US based MNC) components. The design is highly applicable for use in malls around the globe with a capacity to save shoppers time and increased sales.

NCU’s Team ‘TVN’ comprising of Tanyam Popli, Vibhor Mittal, Shivam Nautiyal (ME) guided by Prof. Ravindra Ojha, Director, School of Engineering & Technology and Dr Shiv Manjaree Gopaliya, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering were highly appreciated by the expert panel, particularly for their concept, design and technical knowledge about the system. Team TVN received a trophy along with a cash prize worth 2000 RMB, apart from 300 RMB for securing a place in the Top 10 in online voting.

More than 75 Asian teams from China, Taiwan, India and Thailand competed and this was the first time when India participated for the prestigious ‘Delta Cup’ with NCU’s TVN being selected pan India for this prestigious competition.