Infineon announced the contest winner for their “Propel Human-Machine Interactions into the Future Design Challenge” Hackster contest at Embedded World, over 374 community members from 65 different countries registered for the event to experience and innovate with Infineon’s CAPSENSE™ technology.
Infineon awarded 100 pieces of Capacitive and Inductive sending engineering kits to the participants for project builds, a panel of 5 judges across from Infineon’s product, technical marketing, and engineering team evaluated the entries on their originality, creativity, technical merit, and commercial value.
“We were blown away by the exceptional creativity of our participants who brought forth a diverse range of innovations – from cutting-edge smart appliances and musical instruments to advanced workplace safety applications,” said Vibheesh Bharathan, Senior Manager, PSoC 4 & CAPSENSE™ Product Marketing. “This challenge truly exemplifies the limitless potential of our CAPSENSE™ technology and reinforces our commitment to revolutionizing the touch HMI on modern products”
Meet these top winners:
1st Place Everyday Work Safety by Mario Soranno (Won $3000 E-GiftCard)
2nd Place Smart Home Solution by Dhrumil Makadia (Won Sonos Five Speaker)
3rd Place Capacitive Pattern Based Input Lock by Mateusz Pająk (Won Garmin VivoActive4 smartwatch)
View the full project gallery of contest submissions here.