Vijayawada: Students from SRM University, Amaravati (Next Tech Lab) have been declared the champions of the Indian Game Development Challenge (IGDC)- 2018.
The winning team “Incendium” comprising of Saptarshi Mazumder, Rajarshi Mazumder, Koushik Bhargav, Aneek Banerjee, Saurav Raj and Saurabh Ghanekar secured top position in the IGDC organised by Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK Finland) and APSSDC along with SRM University – AP, Amaravati, according to Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor, SRM University – AP, Amaravati.
Narayana Rao said Incendium was selected amongst 46 teams and 500 participants who gave a stiff competition and will now present their game at the SLUSH conference 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
He said that SLUSH was one of the largest start up conferences in the world where high profile dignitaries from the biggest companies and start ups in the world showcase their products and look for potential investors.
The team is expected to be the youngest and the only Indian team to attend this prestigious conference and showcase their product, he added.
He said that the Next Tech Lab is an initiative at SRM University wherein the members research in the cutting edge technologies, specially fields such as Augmented/Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchains.
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