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    Monthly Themes
    Monthly Theme Poll

     

    Current Contests:

    Vision Thing
    Energy Harvesting

    Upcoming Contest:

    Animatronics

    Previous Contests

    Electronic Toys

    Current Contests:

     

    • Monthly Theme: Vision Thing - Closes: 2019,  18th in Nov
      • Your project can be either a vision based project involving anything that is related to Computer Vision and Machine Learning , Camera Vision and AI based projects, or Deep Learning. Or, it can be a graphics project involving something graphical such as graphics such adding a graphical display to a microcontroller, image processing on a microcontroller, image recognition interface a camera to a microcontroller,  or FPGA - camera interfacing/image

     

    • Monthly Theme: Energy Harvesting - Closes: 2019,  14th in Oct
      • Build projects that use solar, vibrations, heat, etc. and associated storage such as rechargeable batteries, super capacitors, etc.  Could also include low power microcontrollers, sensors, and techniques.

     

     

    Upcoming Contest:

    • Monthly Theme:  Animatronics - Opens: 2019, 14th in Oct
      • Not exactly a toy refurbishing or upcycling but a top-down animatronic. Animatronics is the use of cable-pulled devices or motors to animate a replica of a human or an animal, or bring lifelike characteristics to an otherwise inanimate object.

     

    Previous Contests:

     

     

     

    Monthly Electronics & Design Competitions
    Project Competition:Vision Thing Energy Harvesting Animatronics
    Opening Date:2019 - 17th in Sep2019 - 14th in Aug2019 -14th in Oct
    Meet the Projects:2019 - 8th in Nov2019 - 7th in Oct2019 - 9th in Dec
    Competition Closes:2019 - 18th in Nov2019 -14th in Oct2019 - 16th in Dec
    Volunteer Judging:2019 - 18th in Nov2019 - 14th in Oct2019 - 16th in Dec
    Winners Announced:2019 - 25st in Nov2019 - 21st in Oct2019 - 23rd in Dec

     

    Be Original
    Stick to the Theme
    • Come up with a clever name that make's your project memorable!
      • This project is your baby! Part of the fun of bringing something new into the world is coming up with a name.
    • Introduce something new or that is not commercially available or affordable!
    • If you have an idea for a project that doesn't fit the current theme then submit your idea in the comments section of the monthly poll.
    List the Steps
    Submit Video Proof
    • Provide the steps you took to complete your project (text, video, or images).
      • This could be a step by step how-to-guide, vlog, schematics, coding, napkin drawings, voice narration, or whatever you think will be useful!
    • If it doesn't work that's fine, this is more about the journey than the end product.
    • A short video is all that is required but you can shoot as much video as you like.
    • You are encouraged to be creative and have as much fun as possible!

     

    Projected Timeline:

     

    December 19'

    • The Holiday Special 19' (Annual): TBD Theme - 2nd in December
    • December 19' Theme: December Theme - 16th in December
    • Monthly Theme Poll: February Theme - 16th in December
    • Meet the Projects: October Theme - 9th in December
    • Volunteer Judging: October Theme - 16th in December
    • Winners Announcement: October Theme - 23rd in December
    • Trophies Awarded: October Theme - 27th in December

     

    November 19'

    • November 19' Theme: November Theme - 14th in November
    • Monthly Theme Poll: January Theme - 14th in November
    • The Holiday Special Poll (Annual): TBD Theme - 7th in November
    • Meet the Projects: September Theme - 7th in November
    • Volunteer Judging: September Theme - 14th in November
    • Winners Announcement: September Theme - 21st in November
    • Trophies Awarded: September Theme - 23rd in November

     

    October 19'

    • October 19' Theme: October Theme - 14th in October
    • Monthly Theme Poll: December Theme -  14th in October
    • Meet the Projects: August Theme -  7th in October
    • Volunteer Judging: August Theme -  14th in October
    • Winners Announcement: August Theme - 21st in October
    • Trophies Awarded: August Theme - 23rd in October

     

     

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    2018 Historical Timeline:

    A Question of Scale
    Merry Boxes & LEDs
    Wearable Tech
    Back to Analog
    Test Instrumentation
    Clustered MCUs
    Solar Power Devices
    Movers and Shakers
    Smart Alarm Clock
    Simple Music Maker
    Open Arduino
    Robots with Wheels
    Mixing Electronics & Water
    Portable Electronics Kit

     

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    2017 Historical Timeline:

    The Holiday Special
    Cool LED Display
    Simple Electronic Repairs
    Wacky Automation Devices
    Solar Powered Yard Gadget
    DIY Test Equipment
    Going Green
    Geeky Gadgets
    Techno Toys

     

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