Posted by Erica Hanson, International Program Supervisor, Google Developer Pupil Golf equipment
With each new problem forward comes a brand new alternative for locating an answer. At the moment’s challenges, and people we are going to proceed to face, remind us all of how important it stays to guard our planet and the individuals residing on it. Enter the Resolution Problem, Google’s annual contest inviting the worldwide Google Developer Pupil Golf equipment (GDSC) group to develop options to actual world issues using Google applied sciences.
This 12 months’s Resolution Problem asks members to resolve for a number of of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Growth Targets, meant to advertise employment for all, financial development, and local weather motion.
The highest 50 semi-finalists and the highest 10 finalists have been introduced earlier this month. Now, all of it comes all the way down to Demo Day on July twenty eighth, the place the finalists will current their options to Google and builders all all over the world, reside on YouTube.
At Demo Day, our judges will evaluation the tasks, ask questions, and select the highest 3 grand prize winners! You’ll be able to RSVP right here to be part of Demo Day, vote for the Individuals’s Alternative Award, and watch all of the motion because it unfolds reside.
Forward of the occasion, let’s get to know the highest 10 finalists and their unimaginable options under.
The High 10 Initiatives
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BloodCall – Greece, Harokopio College of Athens
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #3: Good Well being & Wellbeing
BloodCall goals to make blood donation a neater job for everybody concerned by leveraging Android, Firebase, and the Google Maps SDK. It was constructed by Athanasios Bimpas, Georgios Kitsakis and Stefanos Togias.
“Our fundamental inspiration was primarily based on two particular findings, we observed that particularly in Greece the willingness to donate blood is considerably excessive however info just isn’t available. We even have observed a lot of people making an attempt to achieve as many individuals as potential by means of sharing their (or a beloved one’s) want of blood on social media, so we concluded that there exists a serious want for blood particularly in durations of heightened exercise like summertime.”
Blossom – Canada, College of Waterloo
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #3: Good Well being & Wellbeing, #4: High quality Training, #5: Gender Equality and Girls’s Empowerment, #10: Lowered Inequalities
Blossom offers an built-in resolution for younger ladies to get entry to correct and dependable menstrual schooling and assets and makes use of Android, Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform. It was constructed by Aditi Sandhu, Het Patel, Mehak Dhaliwal, and Jinal Rajawat.
“As all group members of this venture are of South Asian descent, we all know firsthand how tough it’s to speak in regards to the feminine reproductive system inside our households. We needed to develop an utility that will goal youth to allow them to start this dialog at an earlier age. Blossom permits customers to study from the protection of their very own gadgets. Just by figuring out extra about their our bodies, people are extra assured with them, thereby fixing Objective 5: to realize gender equality and empower all girls and ladies.”
Gateway – Vietnam, Hoa Sen College
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #3: Good Well being & Wellbeing, #11: Sustainable Cities, #17: Partnerships
Gateway creates an open covid-19 digital check-in system. Via an open-source, IoT resolution that pairs with an utility on a cellular machine and communicates with an embedded system over Bluetooth connection protocol. It makes use of Angular, Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, TensorFlow, Progressive Net Apps and connects customers with a COVID-19 digital check-in system.It was constructed by: Cao Nguyen Vo Dang, Duy Truong Hoang, Khuong Nguyen Dang, and Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng.
“Issues are nonetheless taking place in our group the place the help of know-how remains to be missing in the case of covid. Vaccination in our nation remains to be persevering with. We nonetheless need to manually (paper) in the case of registering for vaccination outcomes. And “again to highschool/workplace” at the moment are the largest challenges for enterprise, group. Contact tracing options are absolutely overloaded with crowded areas. We’re targeted on bettering the crowded state of affairs by creating an open-source automated checking gateway, permitting customers to work together with the system extra intuitively.”
GetWage – India, G.H. Raisoni School of Engineering, Nagpur
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #1: No Poverty, #4: High quality Training, #8: First rate Work & Financial Development
GetWage offers a instrument to assist these impacted by unemployment and unfilled positions within the native economic system discover and publish every day wage work with ease. It makes use of Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, TensorFlow. It was constructed by Aaliya Ali, Aniket Singh, Neenad Sahasrabuddhe, and Shivam.
“When COVID struck the world, every day wage laborers have been hit the toughest. Information from Lucknow exhibits how the typical working days pre-Covid for many staff have been round 21 days a month, which fell to 9 days a month publish the lockdown. Within the metropolis of Pune, common working days in a month got here down from 12 to 2 days. All of this impressed us to do one thing with the intention to assist the needy by connecting them with these seeking to rent laborers and educating them.“
Isak – South Korea, Soonchunhyang College
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #3: Good Well being & Wellbeing, #12: Accountable Consumption & Manufacturing
Isak is an utility that mixes the exercise of jogging and trash assortment to make selecting up trash extra impactful. It makes use of Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, TensorFlow. It was constructed by Choo Chang Woo, Jang Hyeon Wook, Jeong Hyeong Lee, and JeongWoo Han.
“COVID-19 has elevated individuals’s time to remain at residence, and disposable rubbish generated by the rise in packaging and supply orders has been growing exponentially and individuals are residence extra in consequence. Our crew determined to resolve each rubbish discount and train. We thought that if we picked up trash whereas jogging, we may deal with our well being and setting on the similar time, and if we added extra features, we may arouse curiosity from customers and encourage them to take part.”
SaveONE life – Kenya, Taita Taveta College
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #1: No Poverty, #2: Zero Starvation, #4:High quality Training, #10: Lowered Inequality
SaveONE life helps donors find and donate items to residence orphanages in Kenya which can be in want of primary objects, meals, clothes, and different academic assets. It is constructed with Android, Assistant / Actions on Google, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform, and Google Maps. It was constructed by David Kinyanjui, Nasubo Imelda, and Wycliff Njenga.
“We visited one of many orphanage houses close to our campus and we talked to the Orphanage Supervisor and his suggestions he informed us that their problem is meals. A number of the children are affected by malnutrition as a result of they don’t seem to be getting sufficient meals, water, clothes and academic supplies together with faculty charges for the youngsters. The foremost inspiration to be used helps donors round our campus higher know the place the house orphanage is, when, and the way orphans can get donations.
SIGNify – Canada, College of Toronto, Mississauga
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #10: Lowered Inequalities, #4: High quality Training
SIGNify offers an interface the place deaf and non-deaf individuals can simply perceive signal language by means of a graphical context. It leverages Android, Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, and TensorFlow. It was constructed by Kavya Mehta, Milind Vishnoi, Mitesh Ghimire, and Wentao Zhou.
“Roughly 70 million deaf individuals all over the world use signal language for communication. These are all folks that have nice concepts, ideas, and opinions that should be heard. Nonetheless, their expertise and expertise will likely be of no use if individuals are not in a position to perceive what they need to say; this has result in 1 in 4 deaf individuals leaving a job resulting from discrimination. If we fail to study signal language, we’re depriving ourselves of the data assets that deaf individuals have to supply. By studying signal language and hiring deaf individuals within the workspace, we’re selling equal rights and growing employment alternatives for disabled individuals.”
Starvelp – Turkey, İzmir College of Economics
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #2: Zero Starvation
Starvelp goals to deal with the issues of meals waste and starvation by enabling extra methods to share native assets with these in want. It leverages Firebase, Flutter, and Google Cloud Platform. It was constructed by Akash Srivastava and Selin Doğa Orhan.
“We discovered that the prevalence of undernourishment is impacting an enormous inhabitants. Prevalence of meals insecurity and never having the ability to feed themselves and their households are associated to poor monetary circumstances. We have been impressed to construct this, as a result of in lots of international locations, there are numerous slum areas and lots of people who find themselves within the farming sector aren’t in a position to get adequate meals. It’s actually stunning for us to see information about how individuals are getting impacted annually and have completely different ailments resulting from improper vitamin. Actually, they need to skip many meals which finally results in undernourishment, and it is a massive downside.”
Xtrinsic – Germany, School of Engineering Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #3: Good Well being & Wellbeing
Xtrinsic is an utility for psychological well being analysis and remedy – it adapts your setting to your private habits and wishes. Utilizing a wearable machine and TensorFlow, the crew goals to detect and assist customers get by means of their struggles all through the day and at night time with behavioral strategies. It’s constructed utilizing Android, Assistant / Actions on Google, Firebase, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, TensorFlow, WearOS, DialogFlow, and Google Well being Companies. It was constructed by Alexander Monneret, Chikordili Fabian Okeke, Emma Rein, and Vandysh Kateryna.
“Our inspiration comes from our personal expertise with psychological well being points. Two of our crew members have been instantly impacted by the lately waged wars in Syria and Ukraine. And all of us have skilled psychological well being circumstances through the pandemic. We discovered by means of our hardships find out how to overcome these powerful conditions and keep robust and constructive. We consider that with our know-how and Google applied sciences we will make a distinction and assist make the world a greater place.”
Zero-zone – South Korea, Sookmyung Girls’s College
UN Sustainable Targets Addressed: #4: High quality Training, #10: Lowered Inequalities
Zero-zone helps energetic communication for, and with, the listening to impaired and helps people with listening to impairments follow lip studying. The instrument leverages Android, Assistant / Actions on Google, Flutter, Google Cloud Platform, and TensorFlow. It was constructed by DoEun Kim, Hwi Min, Hyemin Music, and Hyomin Kim.
“About 39% of Korean listening to impaired individuals discover it tough to study lip-reading, even when they’ve enrolled in particular colleges. The venture goals to refine lip-reading in order that listening to impaired can study lip-reading anytime, wherever and talk actively. Our instrument offers equal academic alternatives for deaf customers who wish to follow oral speech. As well as, the energetic communication of the listening to impaired, will give them confidence and develop an influence to beat inequality resulting from difficulties in communication.”
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