A proof of concept embedded system that detects different types of waste namely metal, plastic and wet waste.
The discharge time of a capacitor depends on the medium between the capacitor plates. So if the medium is an insulating medium, like plastic it will take a longer time, where as if the medium is something highly conductive like metal it will take a very small time.
The project reached the finals of ImpressIT in 2013-14 sponsored by the Government of Karnataka and SAP. The project also made its to the finals of Manthan
Talking in front of an audience. Learning teamwork, understanding and handling conflicts. Problem solving by interacting and talking with individuals.
Treasure the satisfaction of presenting your product to the world. Value of camaraderie. Interactions with individuals ranging from physics/math professors to factory workers.