MCU Car Rally Held at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg

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Renesas Electronics announces the winners, Team Road Runner from, Gheorge Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania

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MCU Car Rally Held at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg
MCU Car Rally Held at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg

Renesas Electronics announced the winners of its annual MCU Car Rally competition for university students, which was held on March 1, 2018 at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Twenty-eight teams from 16 universities all over Europe, comprising approximately 150 students and their professors, participated in the challenge by each developing a functioning model rally car that includes sensors to detect a white line on the track and an RX microcontroller (MCU) from Renesas to provide system, motor and sensor control. The lap times were recorded by a timing system developed using the Renesas Synergy™ Platform. With a time of 02:38.4 minutes for five full laps of the 67m circuit, the car built by the team Road Runner from the Gheorge Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania finished first place at the car rally. The runner-up team was FasTech1 from the University of Craiova, Romania, whose car completed five laps in 03:08.3 minutes. Brockenblitz from the German Harz University came in third with a time of 03:19.0 minutes. 

Information for 2019 to be announced soon

“The fourth Renesas MCU Car Rally was a great experience for the students, the tutors and the Renesas team. It was a pleasure witnessing the outstanding performance of the winning teams and seeing the great effort that every single team made,” said Andy Harding, the founder of Renesas’ European MCU Car Rally. “We are looking forward to next year’s challenge and will soon announce more details.
 

Posted on March 18, 2018 - (20813 views)

MCU Car Rally Held at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg

Renesas Electronics announces the winners, Team Road Runner from, Gheorge Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania

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