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Embedded Systems Competition 2017 - WND IoT Challenge

The Embedded Systems Competition 2017 is a competition open to undergraduate and graduate students, providing the opportunity to develop intelligent and innovative Systems and contribute to the evolution of this segment of Computing in Brazil. This year the competition is being sponsored by WND, SIGFOX, ARM, and BAITA and the focus is the development of Embedded Systems for IoT Applications.

The selected teams will receive the OM2385/SF001 - OL2385 Wireless sub-GHz Transceiver SIGFOX Development Kit with KL43Z for the project preparation.

During development, each team will have to produce two reports: one “draft” to be delivered early (September, 20th) and another “final” closer to the end of the project's development (October 30th ), Afterward, if qualified, the project will be presented at SBESC, which will be held in Curitiba, Paraná - Brazil.

Sponsors

WND - The Internet of Things offers a plethora of new opportunities and will transform our lives: everything that can be connected will be connected. WND is a unique partnership covering more than 95% of Brazil's GDP and 70% of Latin America's GDP, combining Sigfox's technological leadership for IOT networks with WND's more than 10 years experience in launching and operating networks. 

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BAITA - Baita is a startup accelerator based in Campinas, currently operating in the Northeast of Brazil, which focuses on accelerating B2B or B2C startups, which have technology as a competitive differential or barrier to entry. Its partners are professionals with background as entrepreneurs and executives of multi-national companies in areas such as Telecom, Health, Semiconductors, HW, SW, allowing to provide to the startups of its portfolio high quality in the process of acceleration, networking with several market segments as well as a connection with national and international investors.

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National Competition - Schedule (Deadline Extended)

Submissions: Until April, 23th      April 30th

Submission results: May, 12th     May 19th  from May 29th, 2017 

Approved projects for the second phase: here

First project reports delivery: September, 20th

Final project reports delivery: October, 30th

Final at SBESC Event: November, 07-10th

Approved Projects (New)

You can find PDF with approved projects here:  Approved Projects

Competition Regulation 

You can find PDF with competition rules here: competition rules

Submissions

Proposal specifications must follow the proposal model that will be available here (new version)

You can submit you proposal here.

IMPORTANT: You must use link above in order to submit your proposal in the correct place. Proposals submitted to SBESC main track will be excluded and they will not participate in the competition.

 

Requirements

Teams have to submit an Embedded System contained in at least one of the following areas:

  • Agriculture/Livestock
  • Smart cars / home / cities
  • Health
  • Industrial Automation
  • Wearables
  • Security
  • Retail
  • Robotics

Selection Criteria

  • Originality
  • Implementation
  • Description and Objectives
  • Applicability
  • Adequacy of theme

Awards

Prizes for the best projects include pre-accelerations at BAITA start-up accelerator as well as dissemination at SIGFOX's operations in Latin America and Sigfox's global website. (see regulations)

 

More Information

For more information contact us by e-mail competicaoembarcados2017 at gmail.com

Competition's history

All previous competitions