Freescale Launches Kinetis L Series Microcontrollers (MCUs) Design Challenge in India

Invites creative, design efficient abstracts by April 10, 2014

Freescale Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd, a leader in the embedded processing space, launched a design challenge for the electronics design engineering community in India. This design challenge will help engineers unleash their innovation and creativity while working with Freescale Kinetis L series MCUs—an extension of one of the world’s most scalable, energy efficient MCU portfolio. The Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs Design Challenge is a challenge to highlight the skills of the electronics design engineer community and reflects Freescale’s vision to develop an ecosystem based on innovation, creativity and design efficiency.image001 (3)

The Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs Design Challenge is open to all persons 18 years or older as of January 1st, 2014 who is an Indian resident, who can speak, read and understand English. Professional electronics design engineers, hobbyists & budding engineers are encouraged to participate, design and build innovative embedded systems using Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs. Interested participants need to register for this challenge at Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs Design Challenge and obtain a Registration ID – Login/Password and submit an abstract. The last date for the submission of the abstract is April 10, 2014 and the challenge closes on July 20, 2014. The entries will be judged by a team of Freescale experts on parameters like creativity, design efficiency, number of Freescale products incorporated in the design, technical complexity, usefulness of application, overall application rating and environmental benefit potential for end use product.

Vivek Tyagi, Country Sales Director, Freescale said, “The Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs Design Challenge is all about Innovation. It is an effort to encourage both the young and seasoned talent of our country and give them a platform to showcase their next big idea. Freescale is committed to creating an ecosystem for innovation and talent development and this initiative is a step towards achieving that.”

The top three winners will get a cash reward – first prize of INR 100,000, second prize of INR 75,000 and third prize of INR 50,000. The top 50 abstracts will be shortlisted to receive one complimentary hardware development tool and one version of CodeWarrior for Microcontrollers Development Suite, Special Edition Integrated Development Environment (IDE) software.

For registering and official rules and regulations of the challenge, visit – Freescale Kinetis L Series MCUs Design Challenge

Kinetis L series MCUs combines the exceptional energy efficiency and ease of use of the ARM® CortexTM-M0+ processor with the performance, peripheral sets, enablement and scalability of the Kinetis 32-bit MCU portfolio.

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