Imagination Holds Terminator-inspired Hardware CompetitionBy cheatmaster 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 Hackster.io) 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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