The Winner of the Renesas MCU Car Rally 2019 is Team Brockenblitz, Harz University, Germany
21 Mar 2019
Düsseldorf, Germany, March 21, 2019 – Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions,
today announced the winners of its MCU Car Rally contest for university students, which was held on February 28 at embedded world 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. 30 teams from universities all over Europe, comprising approximately 150 students and their tutors, participated in the challenge with each team developing a functioning model rally car that included sensors to detect a white line on the track and an RX microcontroller (MCU) from Renesas. The lap times were recorded by a timing system based on the Renesas Synergy™ Platform.
This year’s MCU Car Rally was exclusively sponsored by Mouser Electronics, a worldwide leading authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components. Mark Patrick, Technical Marketing Manager EMEA at Mouser commented: “We’re excited to be supporting the MCU Car Rally as it’s very much about investing in the next generation of engineers, those innovative thinkers who combine their knowledge with the latest technology and a determination to win. We applaud all who participated and offer our congratulations to the winner, team Brockenblitz.”
“We were impressed by the effort, creativity and enthusiasm of all participants and the excellent performance of the top three winning teams. It was a pleasure to meet these talented student engineers from all over Europe”, said Steve Norman, Senior Manager Global Channel and Partner Marketing at Renesas. “We will soon announce more details on next year’s contest, and are already looking forward to it.”
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