Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) – Yogyakarta’s Gadjah Mada University (UGM) won the Indonesian Robot Contest at the Yogyakarta State University Sports Hall, and will join the national robot contest in Malang, East Java, in June 2010.
"UGM beat 14 other higher learning institutes in Yogyakarta, Central Java and Kalimantan in the Indonesian Robot Contest KRI)," chief organizer of KRI and the Indonesian Intelligent Robot Contest (KRCI) Pramudi Utomo said here on Sunday.
Besides KRI, he said, UGM also won the wheeled KRCI and footed KRCI, while the Yogyakarta State University (UNY) won the battle KRCI.
He said 29 higher learning institutes (PTNs)comprising seven state PTNs and 22 private PTNs in Yogyakarta, Central Java, and Kalimantan, took part in KRI and KRCI, Region III.
"Sixty one teams from 29 higher institutions took part in the four competitions, namely KRI, wheeled KRCI, footed KRCI, and battle KRCI," he said.(*)
Jakarta – Indonesian IT activists who feel they have the creativity to compete in the national arena, and even internationally, it’s time to get ready. The opening of the national IT competition will be held this April .
Yes, the competition in question is the Indonesian ICT Awards (INAICTA) 2010. Registration of the annual event which pitted the ability of IT activists in Indonesia will be opened on 20 April 2010.
There are two major classes that will contested in INAICTA 2010. The first class is the Professional and the second is the Student class for schools and universities students.
Besides the competition, will also hold INAICTA 2010 Conference, Workshop and Exhibition.Activities will take place in Jakarta on 23-24 July 2010.
For the professional class, the following categories:
e-Business for SMEs
Interactive Digital Media
Computer generated imagery (2D/3D
Tools and Infrastructures
Research and Development
Open Source Application
While categories for the Student class are:
Student Project (SD, SMP, SMA / SMK, PT).
Creative Robot with the theme of ‘Robot environmentally friendly, with recycled materials’.
Robot Maze Solving (SD, SMP, SMA / SMK)
More information can be viewed on the site Inaicta.web.id.
Jakarta – Indonesian Computer Entrepreneur Association (Apkomindo) will hold a show titled Apkomindo Summit in 2010. The event was held for the first time this is going to take place 19-20 April 2010 at Hotel Shangri-La Jakarta.
Activities that take place in two days is not only a Summit Meeting, but also a live Session & Exhibitions by the sponsor such as: Acer, AMD, Asus, Axioo, BII, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Mit, Telkomsel and Zyrex. Gala Dinner will be held as the closing event.
Not only as a venue for gathering fellow members, this event also serves as a means of business communication with the principle, distributors, suppliers and the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce.
With this, expected network expansion and utilization of IT distribution business in Indonesia would be faster.
Based on the written statement received detikINET, Monday (12/4/2010), here are some topics to be discussed in Apkomindo Summit 2010:
1. Economic outlook.
2. The role of the Indonesian Ministry of ICT regulatory strategies that bridge the technological developments and the interests of the community.
3. Government’s expectations in improving computer trade tax revenues.
4. Directions and Indonesian industrial policy in the field of telematics.
5. Telematics technology as the backbone for the development of national education.
6. National Single Window.
7. Information on the latest computer technology.
8. Knowing the expectations of government support to the Indonesian computer entrepreneurs in supporting the rapidly expanding computer trade
Jakarta – The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (Kominfo) shall make regulations as a form of policy to encourage the use of environmentally friendly information communication technology (Green ICT).
"The government will make regulations that could support a green ICT," said Director General Applications and Telematics (Aptel) Kominfo, Ashwin Sasongko, in the speech event titled ‘Green ICT, ICT Innovation Eco Conference & Exhibition at JCC Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday (8 / 4 / 2010).
He said the purpose of Green ICT regulation was made to save the use of energy resources increasingly depleted stock. Moreover, energy consumption for the application of ICT was able to achieve 40% of total global energy consumption.
"This figure will continue to grow in line with the rapid expenditure of ICT products across the world," says Ashwin.
Increased energy consumption is to be anticipated. One of them pushed the company to improve efficiency through energy savings, reducing the negative residue of ICT operations.
According to Ashwin, ICT has been used by many people for various needs, such as computers. "If you do not need the computer, then you should switched it off . This is one form of energy savings," he said.
To encourage ICT Green campaign, said Ashwin Kominfo will also endeavor to build the Green ICT programs. "One of the programs that make the content of discourse among other environmental nuances. This attempt has to counterbalance the many negative content in cyberspace," he concluded. (Rou / Eno)
Solving Maze in the High School’s
Hall (fw / inet)
Jakarta – The shape is not too large size of a small child toys
in general. Models
such as racing cars, has two wheels. Supported
by striking color LED lights, robots
that really make the whole schooll hall .
Located at the SMU 28 Jakarta,
Saturday (10/4/2010) dozens of students from various areas in Jakarta crowded school hall. With
enthusiasm, they are competing the title for a full day, in the arena named
Robotic Day 2010. They
all looked so enjoy this competition.
This robot contest events was held by the group of the high
school’s extracurricular activities, called Robotic 28. But
unlike the KRI and KRCI contest some time ago, the categories contested this
afternoon is more simple. It’s
name is Maze Solving.
"Solving Maze is
essentially a robot that followed the race track. Participants simply assemble
the robot, which continued racing for the track from start to finish
position," said Cahaya Ikhwan, Chief Executive Robotic Day 2010, when
Number of participants of the ‘robots
racing’ competition is 41 group, where one team consists of two people. They consist of high school students, vocational school, and junior high school ."Participants were mostly from Jakarta, Banten
contestants come from as far as Sidoarjo," added Ikhwan.
DetikINET monitoring in the
field, the event was sponsored by MSI will be completed this afternoon. First winner will receive a cash prize of Rp. 3 million plus a laptop from MSI. While the second winner will receive a cash amount of Rp. 3rd million
Glen Fredly, Vierra, Iweth Ramadhan, Ayu Dewi and Aldi Tama joined the “Score! Save a Teen Charity Concert” on Dec. 27, a concert aimed at helping at least 12,000 junior and senior high school students remain in school out of the shocking 1.5 million students who failed to continue their education this year.
The event, which took place at Score! Cilandak Town Square, was part of Putera Sampoerna Foundation’s Save a Teen charity program. It was launched on Dec 10, and has so far gained support from 34 industry partners.
Tickets were sold at Rp 50,000, in which donations were gathered from tickets, donation boxes inside the venue and from the auctioning of celebrities’ clothes and other items.
“I’m glad I could help the youth continue their education with the very thing I love: music,” said Glenn Fredly.
Data reveal that 6.58 percent of the country’s total population are university graduates and 54.6 percent of children aged 16 to 18 complete secondary education.
KDM is a non-profit organization, providing education and shelter to Indonesian children who used to live on the streets, at train railroads or bus stations.
Vision statement :
1. Every child deserves to get proper environment to grow up
2. Every child deserves to get proper education
3. Every child is unique & precious
4. Every child has talents and potential
Mission statement : To facilitate a brighter future for street children