The NXP Cup Challenge is a collaborative, competitive, and hands-on way for students to learn about embedded systems and control. The NXP Cup began in 2003 in Korea at Hanyang University hosting 80 teams of students. Since that time the NXP Cup has spread to China, India, Malaysia, Latin America, North America, and Europe, impacting more than 500 schools and 15,000 students a year. The NXP Cup is a global competition where student teams build, program, and race a model car around a track for speed. The fastest car to complete the track without derailing, wins.
The creation of this autonomous car requires:
We will have race car experts available to get you started, and free reference software to get basic car navigation enabled. You can then optimize your software to improve car speed around the track! Visit our community and learn more about the details.
This year, DAC will be hosting the US finals, where teams from East Coast, West Coast, and Central Region compete for prizes and recognition. See this video for a quick example.
The track will be open Monday-Wednesday from 10am-12pm and 3pm-5pm to practice.
The US Finals will be Wednesday from 2pm-3pm. The amateur finals will be at 5pm on Wednesday. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be:
Check out the full conference program PDF!
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DAC is the premier conference devoted to the design and automation of electronic systems (EDA), embedded systems and software (ESS), and intellectual property (IP).