Imagination Holds Terminator-inspired Hardware Competition

By 03:47 Sat, 31 Jul 2021 Comments

Time-travelling robot assassins may not have brought about the apocalypse (yet!), but they sure are entertaining to watch. Imagination (in collaboration with is running a Terminator-themed hardware competition.

The goal is to create some Terminator-inspired, Creator Ci20-powered device. The Ci20 is Imagination's Raspberry Pi alternative - powered by their MIPS Central Processing Units (CPU) cores and PowerVR GPUs. The top price includes a Creator Ci40, the recent board that's currently being Kickstarted.

Here are the prizes:

1st place (worth $400)

A bag of Imagination-powered goodies, including a Meizu MX5 smartphone, the upcoming Creator Ci40 dev board and other cool accessories and add-on boards from MikroEletronika (£100)

2nd place (worth $200)

A Securifi Almond router and a Creator Ci40 dev board

3rd place (worth $150)

A chipKIT Wi-FIRE dev board and a Creator Ci40 dev board

For inspiration, here's the entry from Alex Eastabrook. You can read his blog post for more details.




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