Microchip 16-bit Design Contest

Another embedded contest for all those embedded developers out there!

Microchip and Circuit Cellar are running the Microchip 16-bit Embedded Control 2007 design contest . This contest is for any solution commercially available 16bit MCU or DSC and is open to anyone 18 and older who doesn't work for Microchip.

The prize breakdown is $5000for first place, $3000 for second and $1750 for third. There are also 7, $750 prizes for subcategories:

1. Effective Use of SMPS Resources (for example resources found on dsPIC30F2020)
2. Effective Use of Motor Control Resources (for example resources found on dsPIC30F2010)
3. Use of Smart Sensing Methodologies
4. Connected (Communications) Applications
5. Effective Use of Peripheral Pin Select (for example resources found on PIC24FJ64GA002)
6. Effective Use of DSP technology
7. Best Use of Bonus Parts

All entries must be written using PIC assembly or C30 compiler and be submitted before October 16, 2007.

So get those books out and build something cool!

Here's the contest home: http://www.circuitcellar.com/microchip2007/
And the registration page: http://www.circuitcellar.com/microchip2007/enter.html
Oh yeah, here's a list of the 16bit MCUs: http://www.microchip.com/ParamChartSearch/chart.aspx?branchID=8099&mid=14&lang=en&pageId=75

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