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1st Annual ESP8266 Design Contest

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

ESP8266.com has announced the 1st Annual ESP8266 Design Contest: Cash price awarded for 1st 2nd and 3rd place, of $1000 $500 and $250 USD an extra $250 onto these prizes if its open hardware or open software. Both hardware and software projects can be entered. Hardware must have ESP8266EX SoC onboard,...

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TI Design Contest: Envision the ultimate NFC wearable

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

TI has announced a contest for NFC based wearable designs. Do you dream of creating a solution to make monitoring health and fitness activities easier? Using near field communication (NFC) in your designs can help! We want to hear your ideas for the next wearable design based on our RF430FRL15xH...

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2015 Hackaday Prize: Build something that matters, We send you to space

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

HackADay just launched the 2015 Hackaday Prize, a competition to get Hackers building real products to make a better world: Want to go to Space or grab $196,883? How does $100k and a 6-month residency sound? These and hundreds of other prizes await those who build some that matters. Full details...

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Numato Mega New Year give away 2015 – Grab your surprise gift

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Numato is hosting a 'Mega New Year give away 2015'.  Two random lucky winners will receive Waxwing Spartan 6 FPGA Development Board. Another five lucky winners will receive Mimas V2 Spartan 6 FPGA Development Board. And ten lucky winners will receive PIC18 Microcontroller Development Board.   Visit the contest info page...

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SatNOGs wins the 2014 Hackaday Prize

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Today Hackaday announce the 5 top winners!  SatNOGs wins the 2014 Hackaday Prize: The Grand Prize winner of the 2014 Hackaday Prize is SatNOGs. The project is a thrilling example of the benefits of a connected world. It opens up the use of satellite data to a much wider range of humanity...

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Get free LinkIt ONE and groves with successful prototype

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Seeed Studio is giving away LinkIt ONE.  For more details visit Seeed Studio’s blog: LinkIt ONE has been sold out 2,000 + pcs since its launch on Sept.22th . Everything goes perfect except the lack of demo or prototype built in LinkIt ONE, we hope various of funny and practical prototypeswill...

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The Hackaday Prize: Two days left to get your rear launched into space!

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

HackADay's make open hardware / get your butt launched into space contest has two days left. Get that project posted now! Ian will be one of the Judges, along with Bunnie, Lady Ada, and a bunch of great open hardware hackers: Sure, the procrastinators out there will probably hold out another...

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SparkysWidgets: Hakko demo and giveaway

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5weXfQvCgM[/embed] @SparkysWidgets tweted, "Latest video is up where I giveaway @HakkoUSA FX-888D @sparkfun swag and a @dangerousproto Bus Pirate" This is just a short demonstration video where I set the parameters on a FX-888D and then solder some SMD parts and show how one can create other types of soldering...

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PyroElectro: Who can build the best P-O-V contest

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

PyroElectro is currently running a contest for who can build the best handheld or spinning POV device using an FPGA or CPLD. They'll be presenting an example POV using VHDL in Lesson 9 @ PyroEdu. The top prize is a Basys2 Spartan-3E FPGA board valued at roughly $90.00.   Visit...

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The Final key – Hacking challenge

Friday, May 9th, 2014

A followup to the final key – Hardware password manager post, DusteD wants to giveaway a Final key to the first person who can document a method to extract passwords from the key: I would like to point to the Final key main page describing the usage and some of the security aspects...

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Nutaq’s SDR project idea contest

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Tristan Martin from Nutaq writes to inform us of their academic contest (US only) for winning a PicoSDR kit with MIMO OFDM ref design (FPGA), it supports GNU Radio (GigE and PCIe). "You can submit with an existing (ongoing) project, it doesn't have to be a "new" project. We do...

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Open Electronics: Contest 3Drag/K8200

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Open Electronics is launching a new contest for people who bought the printer 3Drag or K8200: Thus here is this 3Drag Competition, reserved for those who possess a 3Drag or a Velleman K8200 3D printer (based on the same design). Nowadays it’s plenty of this machines: in fact, thanks to...

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Last call for entries to Hack the Arduino Robot competition

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Today (January 26) is the closing date for initial idea submissions for the Hack The Arduino Robot contest sponsored by RobotChallenge. This year RobotChallenge in cooperation with Arduino and RS Components presents a new open source competition - "Hack the Arduino Robot!". To apply for this competition you need to...

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Ford Traffic Tamer App challenge

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Ford is currently sponsoring the Traffic Tamer App Challenge aimed at solving the issue of traffic congestion in the city of London. Part of this challenge encourages developers to use OpenXC in their solution to address the problem. Submissions are open until January 15th, 2014. The use of Ford’s OpenXC...

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Nooelec RTL-SDR giveaway at AmateurRadio.com

Friday, December 6th, 2013

AmateurRadio.com has teamed up with Nooelec.com to give away RTL-SDR packages to 10 hams. To be eligible to enter the competition, you must be a registered amateur radio operator, and you must comment on the competition page. The prizes are: Two (2) Complete HF sets including NESDR Mini receiver and...

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GIVEAWAY: The Whistled, a sound controlled relay

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Mathieu Stephan over at Limpkin wants to giveaway three whistled platforms (assembled PCB).  The whistled allows you to control one device by simply whistling two musical notes. He’ll give these away to 3 random commenters, just leave a comment on this post. For more information visit the project’s site -Limpkin.   It’s also up on...

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Another chipKIt Motor shield, chipKIT WF 32, chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod winners

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Today we announce the winners of the chipKIt Motor shield, chipKIT WF 32, chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod!  There were lots of great ideas, thanks for your submissions. Congratulations to Andrew Rohne,  his idea for a mobile ham radio logging system scored him a chipKIT WF 32: Since the WF32 has a built-in USB host, if...

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GIVEAWAY: Another chipKIt Motor shield, chipKIT WF 32, chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Later today we will announce the winners of the chipKIT WF 32, chipKIt Motor shield,  chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod!  Leave a comment on the original contest post with an idea for a cool project. The chipKIt Motor shield is available for $29.99, chipKIT WF 32 for $69.00, chipKIT DP 32 for $23.99, and chipKit...

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GIVEAWAY: Another chipKIt Motor shield, chipKIT WF 32, chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

We decided to EXTEND the giveaway just a little bit longer!  Tomorrow we announce the winners of the another chipKIT WF 32, chipKIt Motor shield,  chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod!  Leave a comment on yesterday’s post with a project idea, and one of  these boards could be yours on Friday. The chipKIT WF32 is based...

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Reminder: Another chipKIt Motor shield, chipKIT WF 32, chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod giveaway

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Tomorrow we’ll give away another chipKIT WF 32, chipKIt Motor shield,  chipKIT DP 32, and chipKit Cmod!  Leave a comment on yesterday’s post with a project idea, and one of  these boards could be yours on Thursday. The chipKIt Motor shield is available for $29.99, chipKIT WF 32 for $69.00, chipKIT DP 32 for $23.99, and chipKit Cmod for  $29.00  from...

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