So funktioniert die IQRF Wireless Challenge II

by admin on 17.11.2015

Wettbewerbsbeitrag: Ein Wettbewerbsbeitrag ist eine praktische Anwendung, die die IQRF Wireless Technologie verwendet.

Aufgaben, die erfüllt werden müssen: Entwickle eine neue Anwendung für die IQRF Wireless Technologie. Die eingereichte Anwendung muss funktional sein.

Developer
Create any new application for wireless technology IQRF.
Student
Create a new application for wireless technology IQRF in the field of lighting.
Judging criteria
The main judging criteria are these:

Originality
Complexity
Usefulness
Functionality
Quality of the code and documentation
Final presentation
All the applications should be different enough from existing public IQRF applications and examples.

Contestant
A contestant is any person who registers for the contest. Anybody from all over the world may test their skills. One contest entry must be submitted to one contest category only.

Developer
This category is open for anybody who creates a contest project. It may be an individual person or a group of people represented by one person who submits the entry. Either professionals or hobbyists may enter the contest.
Student
A student for the purposes of this contest is a person who studies a high school or university in bachelor or master degree programs of the school that is registered in the IQRF Alliance Smart School program. Each school dedicates a teacher who is responsible for students´ entries in the contest. Each school may submit up to 3 contest projects.
Submitting a contest entry
All entries must be obtained by organizer on or before February 29, 2016. The project submitting will be possible since February 1, 2016 until February 29, 2016. The best applications will be chosen to proceed to the final round that will take place in the Czech Republic in April 2016. The final presentations will be held as an interactive exhibition of the selected projects and will reveal the winners.

Developer
An author of the contest project must register at the contest website and submit a project since February 1, 2016 until February 29, 2016. Author is an individual person or a group of people represented by one registered person who submits an entry. Detailed instructions will be published at the contest website.
Student
Each school registered in the IQRF Smart School program may submit up to 3 contest projects. Project may be created by one student or a group of students. Projects are submitted by a teacher of the school (a school director is responsible for dedicating such a competent person). Detailed instructions will be published at the contest website.
Students who win any prize in the Student category will have to prove their student status via confirmation from their school.
Entry submittal
A contest project shall be submitted either in English (preferred) or Czech language.

Contestants must register for the contest at the contest website and submit a project during February 2016. It is necessary to upload one zipped file (maximum size 10 MB) with all the obligatory documents and software.

The entry must contain:

a hex code of the application,
a source code including source-level comments,
a description how to operate the application (a manual),
visuals (pictures, photos, videos, schematics, …),
a description of the application: name, short description,
description of real use, strengths and weaknesses, possible further development of application,
information about the author(s): name, date of birth, school or occupation, address, e-mail, telephone.
The submitted application must be functional.

Final round
The best applications out of all the submitted entries will be chosen by an expert jury to proceed to the final round that will take place in the Czech Republic in April 2016. The final presentations will be held as an interactive exhibition of the selected entries.

Finalists must prepare an electronic presentation and visual materials to present their project. Finalist will be provided by a “contest stand”, where finalists will show their projects. Visual materials may contain roll-ups, posters, models, pictures etc. It is appropriate to make all the materials in English language, Czech language will be accepted too. The expert jury will be examining all the exhibited projects by questioning the authors.

In the end of the final round winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

General Rules
By entering, contestants release organizer from all liability with respect to the use of the prizes awarded. Contestants agree to be bound by these rules, and consent to the use of their names and contact information for future marketing purposes without additional compensation.

Organizer is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information including, but not limited to, technical malfunctions, human error, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, entry materials that have been tampered with, or e-mail or mail-in entries that are illegible, late, lost, or misdirected.

Organizer reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this contest without obligation if it discovers fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of organizer which corrupt or affect the administration, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this promotion.

Before submitting any entry, idea, or work, the contestant may want to consider seeking a patent for any unique or proprietary aspects of the application. Entries submitted to the contest will become the intellectual property of MICRORISC and IQRF Alliance. All materials submitted will become the property of MICRORISC and IQRF Alliance. All contestants grant organizer a non-exclusive perpetual worldwide license to publish and display in print or electronic format any contest project information submitted in the form of articles, application notes, or technical briefs.

Contest rules and conditions are subject to change without notice. The prizes cannot be claimed by the way of law. This contest shall be governed by the laws of the Czech Republic, without regard to its conflict of law’s provisions. Organizer expressly disclaims all other warranties or liabilities.

Privacy of your personal data
Organizer is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. All personal and other data about our customers, partners, participants of surveys or contestants are used only for purposes of the particular event (sale, contest etc.), for statistic or internal purposes. The information that you provide us is used to respond to your requests, notify you of products being shipped to you, customize your interactions with us, improve our offerings, provide materials or offers to you, allow you to participate in contests, and communicate with you. It is your choice whether or not to provide us with certain information. However, you may be unable to take advantage of many of our offers and features if we do not receive your customer information. Any time later on which you will be approached by us with non-requested information you may cease these actions in the future by simply letting us know. Customer information is important for organizer to be able to offer products and services to you. We are not in the business of selling customer information to others and we do not offer data to third parties.

These rules and contest format are ©2015 IQRF Alliance. All rights reserved.

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