On November 23rd-24th, 2019, Moscow hosted the All-Russian hackathon gathering the winners of regional project competitions and graduates of the “Opportunity technologies” accelerator.
Penza was represented by three student teams of Penza State Technological University. They presented three projects for the expert examination carried out by representatives of major IT and medical companies:
RHPSN – a project aimed at manufacturing affordable prostheses for physically and mentally challenged people or disabled people (Dmitriy Volkov, Ekaterina Dementyeva, Andrey Gromov, Abdu Mansur Hamada Ibrahim; research supervisor – Pushkarev A.V., Kochmarev M.N.);
Development of a mobile game for children with dyslexia “Follow a cow” (Aleksey Tyunyaev, Vladislav Gromov, Yuriy Shekhlov; research supervisor – Yuranov V.S.);
“Savior” project (Evgeniy Verstakov, Evgeniy Abuvalov, Mikhail Cheredov, Alexander Moskalev; research supervisor – Sidorova M.A.)
“Follow a cow” mobile game offered competition to engineers from Moscow, with who it split the 1st place being granted a certificate for 200 000 rubles. According to the developers, the game will help children with dyslexia overcome a persistent selective reading disorder. “Our game is a typical runner, - said Aleksey Tynyaev, the team leader, - but with special well-proved exercises to correct the illness and with an interesting story that children will fall in as they play”.
The international team of PSTU presenting the “RHPSN” project also won a prize. The young men were granted a certificate for 20 000 rubles.