Arrow Electronics and Atmel announced the “Design Smarter with Atmel AVR Processors” design contest. Entrants can submit their embedded designs using Atmel’s 8-bit AVR Flash Microcontroller for a chance to win a new Smart Car. The three elected winners will be flown to ESC Silicon Valley in April 2010 to present their designs to be considered for prizes. The “Design Smarter with Atmel AVR Processors” contest runs now through Oct. 30, 2009.
Design Contest Prizes
- 1st Place
smart fortwo pure
- 2nd Place
2.13GHz 13 inch White Apple MacBook
- Third Place
HP Mini 1000 Mi Netbook
Entries will be judged on designs that maximize the benefits of the 8-bit AVR Flash Microcontroller, including high performance and low-power consumption. Additional judging criteria include uniqueness of application, usefulness, technical skill, design complexity, and cost efficiency. Bonus points will be awarded for designs that incorporate touch-sensing functionality using Atmel’s family of touch-sensing products.
More info: Arrow and Atmel’s SMART Design Challenge