Moroccan students make their mark on the Moscow international technology salon, securing major wins in participation in the forum.
Rabat – Morocco has won two gold medals and one silver in the 22nd Moscow International Inventions and Innovative Technology Salon “Archimedes” held in Moscow, Russia, on March 26-29.
Morocco was represented by two research, development, and innovation laboratories: SMARTiLAB and LPRI. Both laboratories are affiliates of the Moroccan School of Engineering Science (EMSI).
The laboratories presented three innovative projects at the Moscow salon.
The Moroccan students received a gold medal for “SmarTraffic,” an innovative project in which the students put together a decentralized system based on radio frequency identification and image processing.
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The system is able to intelligently manage road traffic by identifying emergency vehicles such as police vehicles, ambulances, firefighters cars. It can also control the traffic light dynamically.
The second project that won the Moroccan team a gold medal is “E-Braille Ring,” which allows sand-blind to integrate into society and take advantage of modern technologies while preserving their privacy. This technique also offers an effective learning approach compared to the audio solution introduced in smartphones.
The third innovation project, “Smarty Factory 4.0,” received a silver medal. The project is a multi-interface communication, multi-protocol, and multi-industry device enabling data acquisition in the form of bus frames of mode and analog / digital inputs/outputs.
Satisfied with his students’ performance at the Moscow event, EMSI group president promised that his institution will keep standards up to represent Moroccan colors in as many global innovation contests as possible. He heaped effusive praise on the winning students, saying that they made Morocco and ESMI proud.
He declared, “The school strives to contribute to the growth of invention and innovation in Morocco and aspires to continue to represent it honorably in prestigious international events.”
EMSI school has to date won 34 awards at major national and international competitions.