Hackster Contest: Living in Motion with AARP Innovation Labs
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Declining agility and unsteadiness can result in falls with devastating injuries for seniors. Tasks that were previously simple, such as getting out of bed, dressing or performing personal hygiene, may become increasingly difficult to accomplish.
Submit projects that showcase your product-ready solution by the end of November and you could be chosen to present your product in the AARP Innovation Labs booth all week at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be an opportunity to promote your design, network with the AARP Innovation Labs team and meet with potential future customers and investors.
Mobility becomes more challenging as we age, however, with the evolving world of motion technology and inter-connected wireless devices, the innovative community is creating smart solutions for the aging population to remain independent and safe in their own homes.
This challenge invites you to develop a device that assists those with mild cognitive and motor impairments to get themselves as well as their items (like medication, phone or food) from one area to another within their home. When you're healthy, it's hard to imagine that even the simplest of tasks could not be accomplished. For many, this challenge is a daily reality.
Here are a few examples to get your mind thinking:
- Remote controlled home appliances with senior-centric interfaces
- Sensor solutions to light up a hallway or open doors upon human detection
- Voice-activated in-home technologies to fetch objects, like a cane
- Motorized tables that are easy to use and can fit narrow paths
- Robotic assistance like stand-up walkers
- Wearable technology that detects falls
- Monitoring technology with location and alerts for unusual motion detection
If you are a start-up with a product that could solve a mobility issue, we want to hear from you!
In this challenge, AARP Innovation Labs is looking specifically for motivated developers who are passionate about finding ways to enhance the quality of life and mobility with their innovative product designs.
Contest link: https://www.hackster.io/contests/aarp
Arduino Day isn't just our birthday, it's a celebration of the Community and its achievements. For this reason, we invite you to join the Arduino Day 2021 Challenge.
To participate, simply share a short video of a project you did last year using any Arduino products - the more fun and creative the better. Don't be shy: everyone's welcome to join the contest and share their projects! We will announce the top 10 community projects that stand out for their creativity and innovation during Arduino Day 2021 Official Streaming on March 27th.
The winners will receive €250 worth of amazing Arduino prizes for their inspiring projects!
If you want to join in, please complete this form to submit your project by March 24th.
It’s one of ST’s biggest announcements in recent years, and you’re invited!
Tune in to the live webcast on February 25 to discover the new secure, high-performance, and ultra-low power STM32 microcontrollers that will revolutionize your design.
And get a chance to win free STM32 development boards!
We have gone deep into the labs of ST to show you exclusive content on the technology at the heart of STM32 and its ecosystem.
Tune in to the live webcast (1h30) and be the first to discover the new STM32 secure, high-performance, and ultra-low power STM32 microcontrollers (and get a chance to win your free STM32 development board).
► Introducing the new STM32 game-changing microcontroller
► Accelerating design with the STM32 ecosystem
► STM32 wireless solutions enabling new design possibilities
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM Central European Time
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Regsiter for STM32 Live: https://www.st.com/content/st_com/en/st-embedded-world-2021.html
Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and Hitachi India through its R & D centre are joining hands together to conduct an innovation challenge among the Indian startups (DPIIT registered). The primary motive of this challenge is to find out the best solution from the Indian startups for some of the prevalent challenges that Hitachi India listed out and is seeking the solutions to. This challenge aims to address some of the problems faced by small and medium businesses.
APPATHON winners will be getting prize money worth Rs 35 lacs. All the shortlisted startups will be getting digital certificates of appreciation jointly from Hitachi India and KSUM
Winner prize - Rs 20,00,000
1st Runner Up - Rs 10,00,000
2nd Runner Up - Rs 5,00,000
Avilable ChallengesImprove end consumer experience Working capital management Supporting digitization solutions for small merchants
Application last date: 28th Feb 2021
More details: https://business.startupmission.in/hitachi#
The Open Hardware Summit is the annual conference organized by the Open Source Hardware Association a 501(c)(3) not for profit charity. It is the world’s first comprehensive conference on open hardware; a venue and community in which we discuss and draw attention to the rapidly growing Open Source Hardware movement.
The Open Hardware Summit was founded in 2010 by Alicia Gibb and Ayah Bdeir with support from Peter Semmelhack and Bug Labs in its founding years. Read more about the history of the organization and feel free to contact us with any questions.
From 2013-2018 the Open Hardware Summit was chaired by Addie Wagenknecht. In 2020, we welcomed Rolly Seth as chair, and the Summit was held virtually in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. For the 2021 Summit, which is also being conducted virtually, our chair is libi rose striegl. The Summit chair also serves as a board member.
Tickets are available and for sale on Eventbrite. Standard and Backer tickets must be purchased by March 25 to help ensure your goodie bag arrives before the summit.