Horw, Switzerland (PRWEB) September 25, 2014
Over the past one year, the Toradex challenge program has empowered students all over the world to realize their dream by helping them convert their product ideas into reality. The winners were announced at the felicitation ceremony at Toradex’s headquarters in Horw.
The selection criteria was based on the concept, implementation and presentation of the project. The winning entry titled “TdxCopter” was submitted by Patrick Knüppel and Beni Winter, Switzerland. The winners were presented with certificates, and cash award of USD 20,000 by Mr. Stephan Dubach, Toradex AG CEO.
On the occasion, Mr. Dubach said, “Toradex Challenge was envisioned to provide a platform for students to innovate and build their ideas into working products. We have received notable and inspiring projects from around the globe. The TdxCopter team's commitment and passion is truly commendable and we are indeed proud of their achievement”.
About the Embedded Design Challenge
The Embedded Design Challenge is a global initiative aimed at students and design enthusiasts. Participants register their ideas and the approved projects get a Toradex development kit. The projects are evaluated by a panel of judges and the winners are selected bi-annually (twice a year). The first prize winner is awarded prize money of $20,000, the second prize winner gets $10,000 and there are four consolation prizes each of $5,000.
Toradex Design Challenge was made possible by support from our partners and sponsors that are committed to helping the students embrace the full potential of technology. These partners include NVIDIA®, Altium®, Ciiva and ARM®.
The Design challenge is still open and students are eligible to register and compete by visiting http://www.challenge.toradex.com
Toradex specializes in embedded computing technology, offering a broad range of highly miniaturized yet powerful pin-compatible embedded computer modules based on ARM processors complemented by extensive support directly from the engineers. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Horw, Switzerland, the company’s network stretches across the globe with additional offices in the USA, Vietnam, China, India, Japan and Brazil. For more information, visit http://www.toradex.com.