Dallas, Texas " Hoping that embedded designers will jump at a chance to showcase their talent, Texas Instruments this week (July 17-21) inaugurated its MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) eZ design contest.
Continuing until October 9, the week after Embedded Systems Conference Boston, contestants may submit projects ranging from practical everyday devices to industry-specific solutions that show off design skills using TI's MSP430 MCUs and development tools, including the new eZ430-F2013—a USB stick based full
emulation and development tool.
Contestants are invited to submit their original product designs along
with elements including design schematics, MSP430 MCU firmware, technical
diagrams, block diagrams, pictures of finished and incomplete designs or
videos of running hardware.
Judges will focus on innovation and the best use of on-chip MSP430 MCU
features to determine the first, second and third winners, who will be
awarded a 61", 50" and 42" Samsung DLP HDTV, respectively, along with free
entry and lodging for the 5th annual MSP430 Advanced Technical Conference
(ATC) held in Dallas, Texas on November 7-9, 2006.
For additional instructions on how to enter the MSP430 MCU eZ Design Contest, eligibility, design selection process and notification, go to www.ti.com/designmsp430