Saama Hackathon 2017

Saama organized it’s first-ever Hackathon. Thinkers, Coders, Innovators poured in from all walks of technology. The response was astounding, the excitement, astonishing! 16 cool tech-geeky teams came head-on to each other for the most coveted title of being the “COOLEST SAAMA TECHIE”, extraordinary prizes and bragging rights for almost a year! Here’s capturing a few moments from the tech aftermath…

Diagnose skin cancer using voice 

Team: Hacking Squad (Winner)
Team Members: Amol Kokate, Lokanath Panda and Pallavi Koti
Project Brief: To build a Skin Cancer diagnosis tool to help dermatologists classify Melanoma using Image Processing. Also, using Voice analytics, reduce human intervention with the application by using voice commands like “UPLOAD” or “DIAGNOSIS”, etc. This tool can also be used by Ophthalmologists to detect eye / retina defects.

Machines and Algorithms now read images too!

Team: Aimers (First runner-up)
Team Members: Anudeep Purwar and Swapnil Jagdale
Project Brief: The project helps with clearing the document which is riddled with wrinkles and stains on it. The project uses Machine Learning and Algorithms which are used to improve brightness, remove creases and stains. We used Least Squares Regression, Image Thresholding & Gradient Boosting Machines, Adaptive Thresholding, Canny Edge Detection & Morphology and Median filter function and Background Removal to improve the image quality.

Control all you can

Team: JARVIS (Second runner-up)
Team Members: Subhradip Bose, Mukesh Mogal and Mayur Gupta
Project Brief: A Voice Controlled home automation system using voice control, which a user can integrate in his home, office, or anywhere and can control the appliances with just a Mobile application using voice commands.

Saama’s Acquisition of Comprehend Fuels Strategic Growth

By Suresh Katta | August 14, 2019

Together, Saama and Comprehend will deploy and evolve our best-in-class clinical analytics platforms to increase our combined market share, expand our partner ecosystems and deliver on our mutual commitment to accelerate clinical development towards unmet patient needs.

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Over these 24 hours, the entire TEAM Saama came together to make it one memorable milestone in our journey. The event was packed with some awesome events like cool Techtalks, nerdy quizzes and Live Band performance!

Employees cheered for their favorite teams, encouraged them and supported them in every possible way. The results were sweet but the memories created are sweeter and would be cherished for a long time here.

Backed by this overwhelming response, the team at Saama is looking forward to the next hackathon.

 

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