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Renesas MCU Car Rally

The MCU Car Rally originated 1996 in Hokkaido  - a northern part of Japan, where is was a national competition for high school students. In average over 2,300 students participated in qualifying rounds in each area. The task is to build a self guided model car. A basic car kit with all components is supplied by Renesas. The sensors in the front are able to detect a while line on the track. The challenge is to optimize the hardware and software that auto drives the car along the white line on the track.

Video:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE5Vq9pzWvo


Third European MCU Car Rally at embedded world, Nuremberg, Germany

It was now the 3rd time that Renesas conducted the famous competition for students at the embedded world exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. Thirty teams from 16 universities comprising 150 students from all over Europe participated at the challenge.


Video:   https://youtu.be/C87xc4XiXCE


The winners of the Renesas MCU Car Rally of 16th March 2017 are:

  • 1st Prize:   Team Fastech University of Craiova, Romania
  • 2nd Prize:  Team Rising Dragon Hochschule Harz, Germany
  • 3rd Prize:   Team Omega Fachhochschule Westküste, Germany


MCU Car Rally Innovation Award

The 2017 competition marks the first time that Renesas handed out an Innovation Award for the team that added the most creative and advanced enhancements to the microcontroller (MCU)-based model car in terms of design, construction, technology, ecology and performance:

  • 1st Prize:  Team Omega Fachhochschule Westküste - Torque Vectoring & Bluetooth Telemetry
  • 2nd Prize  Team Home1 Hochschule Merseburg - New MCU Car „Brutus“
  • 3rd Prize   Team LART1 Bergische Universität Wuppertal  - Fuzzy Car Innovation



More info:     www.mcurally.com