Press Release: Toradex announces the bi-annual winners of the Toradex Embedded Design Challenge

Thursday, September 25, 2014

WinnerToradex, today announced the bi-annual winners of the Toradex Embedded Design Challenge, the global design competition for students and technology enthusiasts. Over the past 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.

Toradex Design Challenge Winners 2014

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 https://challenge.toradex.com/.

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