Ukrainian schoolchildren won the international AI hackathon with an application for learning sign language

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Украинские школьники победили на международном ИИ-хакатоне с приложением для изучения языка жестов

A team from the KPI Lyceum PL of KPI Igor Sikorsky won the international hackathon artificial intelligence for teenagers – they have developed an application that helps them learn sign language.

Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov spoke about this.

He notes that students created a prototype of the ConnectAbility app in just two days.

ConnectAbility is an AI-powered app that teaches sign language to children with hearing loss. It can also act as a “voice translator” thanks to its ability to recognize and voice gestures.

Only 5 teams out of more than 40 were selected for the finals. Ukrainian schoolchildren competed with teams from Britain, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Thailand.

First, the teamPL of KPI Igor Sikorsky won the Ukrainian stage of the international hackathon Teens in AI.

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Before the competition, participants attended thematic workshops and lectures for a month, during which they learned about the peculiarities of the operation of AI systems, and also developed the practical skills necessary to implement their own ideas.

The Technology section is published with the support of Favbet Tech

Украинские школьники победили на международном ИИ-хакатоне с приложением для изучения языка жестов

Украинские школьники победили на международном ИИ-хакатоне с приложением для изучения языка жестов

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