Students from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have devised unique solutions ranging from detecting counterfeit currency to nuclear radiation tracking through wearable sensors at the recently concluded nationwide competition, Smart India Hackathon 2019.
A group of six students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. They have developed a code for a smartphone application to address the problem of detecting fake Indian currency.
Students have developed an image processing application which can detect counterfeit currency, informed an official statement by the institute. The application, which can be installed on smartphones, can be used by people at various touch points thus reducing chances of fraud.
The six students who developed the code are T.Y.S.S. Santosh, Satish Kumar Reddy, Vipul Tomar, Sai Krishna, Drishti Tulsi and D V Sai Surya.