On 27 to 28 January, HCIRS participated in NUS Hack & Roll 2018. Within 24 hours, members have to create a “hack” to present to the judges and other participants. This year HCIRS had a hacking good time producing 4 projects: BW – Optical Localisation Plus Robotics Cheap and Simple Indoor Localisation for Collaborative Robotics Instead of having bots in a play field to act autonomously, a central server with a god view of the play field controls them by dispatching commands to each of the bots. This greatly reduces the cost and complexity of the set up, as each bot no longer needs to be fitted with a wide array of expensive sensors, and the server only requires a camera. The god view is attained by having unique AR markers indicating landmarks in the play field, such as the […]
On the 12th of March, Team T0x1c V4p0r from HCIRS finished first runner up in Whitehacks 2017, only losing to the top team by a narrow margin of one challenge. The top teams consist of ex-hwachong (t0x1c v4p0r) members as well. T0X1C V4P0R winning first runner-up in whitehacks 2017 The old and the new T0X1C V4P0R
For the 20th National Olympiad in Informatics, Hwa Chong has once again achieved excellent results! The team garnered a total of 5 Golds, 3 Silvers, 1 Bronze and 1 Honourable Mention. Furthermore, the team obtained the top secondary school award as well as the runner-up junior college award. Finally, two members of the team obtained the top secondary school contestants award. We would like to thank our seniors and teachers (Mr Koh Kim Tian & Ms Goh Keng Wah) for their continued support and guidance, and will strive to do even better in future editions! Hwa Chong @ NOI 2017
Two teams from Hwa Chong Infocomm and Robotics Club Society participated in the annual Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp. After a gruellling nine-hour hacking and tinkering, both of our teams emerged within the Top 5, including the highly coveted first place, amongst a total of 100 teams. For more details: https://www.dsta.gov.sg/cddc/highlights Champion team (t0x1c v4p0r) consists (left to right): Ragul, Yicheng, Bailin, Jie Feng Team (az1d0az1d3 az1d3) Guy in black: Ying Keat ; Guy in white: Radar
Yay! We got Silvers in both the Junior and Senior Categories, the Senior-Junior bonding was fun too. More info https://chrisboesch.github.io/ncc2016/
Hwa Chong racked quite a few awards at the 19th annual Singapore National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI). This year we continued our tradition of excellence taking home 10 medals ( 100% medal rate! ), 2 Golds 6 Silvers & 2 Bronzes. We also took home the runner up for best secondary school & the youngest medallist! We hope this is just the beginning to another exciting year of competitive programming activities in Hwa Chong. A huge thanks to our seniors( Wang ZhiJian, Gan “William” Wei Liang, Mark Theng & Bernard ), teachers ( Mr Koh KT & Mrs Goh KW ), student trainers ( Damian, Ming Jiang, Wei Seng & Jiefeng ) as well as the NUS Dec training staff & students ( Wen Yuen[RI], Guang Xuan[RI], Jacob[NUSH], Sean Pek[ex-NUSH], Howe Choong Yin[ex-NUSH] & Ranald[ex-RI] ) and for teaching and challenging the limits of […]
We tinker with cybersecurity and we’re quite good at it too. WhiteHacks is a 2-day competition, organised by Singapore Management University, under the banner of Whitehat Society, where you pit your skills against the other teams in a Jeopardy-style Capture the Flag competition! We can proudly say that the HCIRS team has done us proud and clinched 2nd place, beating the next competitor by over 3 times in points. Read more about WhiteHacks at http://whitehacks.sg/
Hwa Chong is a school that has a long history of pioneering the new, following in those footsteps the Hwa Chong Infocomm and Robotics Society has created HC’s very first Open House App! Get it on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store now!
3/4 of the year is almost over, time files. So here’s the plan for the fourth and final quarter of 2015. Open House App 2016 – Yes we gonna make an app for Hwa Chong Open house on primarily iOS and possibly Android, maybe even as a webapp. Details are scarce as of now, will update as time progresses. Judge.sg – Our way better online code judge system, most of the development has been done we’re finishing up now. Electronic Messages – Basically Better EMB, thats some dangerous territory tho? More stuff to come. But most importantly, Good Luck for Promotional Exams! Our Session will resume immediately after Promos are over, so that we can get back on track. See you very soon 🙂 and study hard.