Cemtrex Organizes Touchless Gesture Coding Challenge at Stony Brook University to Celebrate Upcoming Smartdesk Release
April 27, 2018
Farmingdale, NY – April 27th, 2018 – Cemtrex Inc. (Nasdaq: CETX, CETXP, CETXW), a world leading technology and manufacturing company, today announced the Company is hosting a gaming coding challenge, a hackathon-style event, with Stony Brook University’s Computer Science Department to celebrate the upcoming release of the Cemtrex Smartdesk. Students will be challenged to modernize retro games by utilizing hand gesture-tracking technologies that have been integrated into the Smartdesk. The coding challenge will also be sponsored by Stony Brook’s Women in Computer Science (WiCS) organization and The Stony Brook Computing Society (SBCS).
The coding challenge will take place on Saturday April 28, 2018 between 12pm and 10pm in the New Computer Science Building, Stony Brook University. Students who will have the chance to win internships at Cemtrex, Oculus Rifts, Google Homes along with a variety of additional prizes. Winners may also have their project featured in the upcoming Cemtrex Smartdesk.
The Smartdesk is slated for release this May 2018. This advanced workstation combines and reimagines all the needs of the modern office in a beautiful, intuitive, sit/stand desk. For more information about the Smartdesk please visit, www.smartestdesk.com.
Cemtrex’s CEO and Chairman, Saagar Govil, commented: “This coding challenge will foster innovation in a technology that is underutilized in today’s PCs: hand gesture tracking. We’ve seen the capabilities of this hand gesture tracking technology firsthand while integrating it into the Smartdesk, and it’s become clear that there are countless more opportunities to embrace hand tracking for both work and gaming. We’re excited to see the students’ creativity bring these classic games back to life in the 21st Century.” Govil graduated from Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering & Applied Sciences with a bachelor’s degree in in 2008.
The Computer Science (CS) Department is one of the largest undergraduate programs at Stony Brook University. The National Research Council ranks the CS Department among the top 10% of computer science programs in the United States.
For more information in regards of Cemtrex Coding Challenge Registration please visit www.hackcetx.com
Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ:CETX) is a world leading multi-industry company that provides a wide array of solutions to meet today’s technology challenges. Cemtrex provides manufacturing services of advanced custom engineered electronics, extensive industrial services, integrated hardware and software solutions, virtual and augmented reality applications, monitoring instruments for industrial processes and environmental compliance, and systems for controlling particulates and other regulated pollutants. The Company also develops its own proprietary IoT and wearable devices.
About Stony Brook University’s Department of Computer Science
The National Research Council ranks the Department of Computer Science (CS) at Stony Brook University among the top 10% of computer science programs in the United States. A dozen world-class centers and institutes are under the leadership of renowned faculty, many of whom are ACM, IEEE, NSF CAREER or industry (IBM, Google, Microsoft) awardees. CS students gain the competitive edge in areas such as systems and security, visual computing, mobile applications, big data, human-computer interaction, computer architecture, concurrency, and software engineering.
The department is the largest unit in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and is among the largest on the campus. Faculty and students work closely together in an open, collegial atmosphere.
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