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    Unleash the Power of Bluetooth.


    Integrate Bluetooth one of our 10 "Hero" boards into your project for the chance to win a prize package worth up to $2000.


    The Bluetooth Design Challenge will choose 20 sponsored challengers to receive one of our 10 Hero Boards  and Power it up with a $150 Shopping cart.


    In this story, our Hero, Bluetooth wireless networking, is sweeping the globe and being employed as the go-to wireless connectivity standard for a wide variety of electronic devices today. From IoT devices to smartphones to beacons, Bluetooth connectivity is inspiring creativity and imagination while empowering the extreme possibilities of new product design. Let’s face it: Bluetooth is limitless, so let's unleash it powers with the Bluetooth Unleashed Design Challenge Participants will be tasked to create and build a prototype that uniquely showcases the unlimited possibilities of Bluetooth with the use of one of the 10 Hero Boards. Unleash your Bluetooth superpowers and help save this world..


    Example applications could include:


    • Tracking Pets

    • Local Bluetooth Sensor Network

    • Extend your cell phones sensors

    • Bluetooth Controlled Electronic Home Appliances

    • Advertisement Beacons

    • Bluetooth Home Automation

    • OBD-2 Bluetooth

    • Marketing Nodes

    • Multiplayer Games

    • Audio Systems

    • Home Automation


    The Bluetooth Unleashed Design Challenge will have up to 20 sponsored Challengers who will each receive one “Hero” Board and a $150 Shopping Cart on any element14 transactional site.


    But anyone can join the Challenge as a non-sponsored Challenger.


    Here's how: Choose one of our Hero Boards with Bluetooth and integrate them into your project, as well as post 10 blogs about your design journey in the Bluetooth Unleashed space Bluetooth Unleashed Design Challenge


    What are Design Challenges?

    Design Challenges are 11 week long build challenges where applicants submit a project idea to a panel of judges. The best 20 applications are sent the official challenger’s build kit and spend the next 11 weeks building and blogging their progress on the element14 community. After the 11 weeks are over, the judges choose which projects and blogs deserve the prizes and glory that comes with being a Design Challenge winner.


    Project Submission Deadline: Friday 20/07/18 11:59 PM  GMT  


    All Challengers must build their projects in accordance with the Challenge's Terms and Conditions. All projects must utilize Bluetooth and one of our 10 Hero Boards