UPES student receiving Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award

Archit Agarwal, an electronics engineering student at UPES, bagged the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2018 at the Festival of Innovations (FOIN) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Archit’s 'On-Board Diagnostic Data Analysis System – OBDAS' aimed at reducing road accidents awarded under the ‘Most Innovative Product’ category.

The On-Board Diagnostic Data Analysis System is a low cost universal solution that sends emergency services the location of the vehicle in the event of an accident. OBDAS collects real-time data from the vehicle's diagnostic systems and tracks variables such as speed, odometer reading and stores the date along with the vehicle owner’s information.