Four champions of FPT’s Digital Race arrive in US’s Silicon Valley

Four students of the Academy of Military Technology who won the Digital Race competition organized by FPT Corporation arrived in and being experienced new technologies in the US’ Silicon Valley from August 18-26.

Students of the Academy of Military Technology perform at teh Digital Race Competition (Photo: SGGP)

Students of the Academy of Military Technology perform at teh Digital Race Competition (Photo: SGGP)

The seven-day trip is part of the awards of the competition. As plan, the winners will visit offices of Google, Facebook, Tesla and some other companies in the Silicon Valley and meet experts.
Especially, students can have chance to control Tesla’s new cars. In addition the Silicon Valley, Vietnamese students will have a sightseeing tour to San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The rise of new digital industrial technology, known as Industry 4.0, is a transformation that makes it possible to gather and analyze data across machines, enabling faster, more flexible, and more efficient processes to produce higher-quality goods at reduced costs.
Students had programmed their unmanned cars of the high-scoring teams travel at a fast speed and are able to adjust their speed at corners or while avoiding obstacles on the road.
The 2016-2017 competition took place from November, 2016 to May, 2017 attracting 500 candidates from 26 universities nationwide.
The next competition 2017-2018 is scheduled to start in September, 2017.

By TRAN BINH - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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