Makers, electronic enthusiasts, hobbyists and developers may be interested in a new automation and robotics contest which has been announced by Arduino and Distrelec this week offering €15,000 worth of prizes. “Take on the challenge and create the next big thing in robotics and automation. We’ve teamed up with Arduino to bring you a fantastic competition. We want you to build innovative solutions to advance Industry 4.0.”
First-place winners will receive a Keithley DMM6500 Bench Top Multimeter and a trip to Maker Faire Rome. While second place will receive a Weller WT1010 Set: WT1 Soldering Station, WTP90 Soldering Iron, Safety Rest 200, XNT A Soldering Tip and those placed from 3rd to 10th receive a Grove Starter Kit for Arduino. To learn more about the competition and what is involved, watch the embedded video below.
“How can you help advance Industry 4.0 using the Arduino ecosystem? From robots and predictive maintenance to remote control and data acquisition, we’re challenging you to create innovative solutions that can make the industry faster, cheaper, more flexible, and efficient.”
For full instructions on how to enter and create a free account on Arduino.cc or login if you’re already a member jump over to the official Arduino blog by following the link below.