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    Announcing Winners for the PSoC 6, Wi-Fi, & AWS Element14 Design Challenge!

    MatthewS_51

      We at Cypress (an Infineon Technologies Company), in partnership with Element14 and AWS IoT are happy to announce the winners of the Connected Cloud Design Challenge!

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      Contestants in this challenge were tasked with using one of our PSoC 6 and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Development Kits (CY8CPROTO-062-4343W or CY8CKIT-062-WIFI-BT) along with the ModusToolbox® Software Environment to build an IoT project and connect it to AWS IoT cloud services. After 20+ weeks of designing – researching – prototyping – programming and testing,142 blog posts,  and 17 videos, this exiting design challenge has come to a close at the beginning of June. Judges from Element14, Cypress, and AWS have come together and picked the winners from a fantastic set of innovative project.  Please see the winners below.

       

      Grand Prize

      Super Smart Home by: balearicdynamics
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      Top Member, Enrico, won us over with his Super Smart Home Automation project, using the PSoC 6 MCU as a main hub to his AWS IoT powered Smart Home. Multiple sensor nodes were aggregated including: a door opener node, lighting node, alarm node, door bell node, etc. and then transmitted to AWS via Cypress Wi-Fi while the PSoC 6 drove a rich, graphical display UI. Learn more about this project as well as get the full source code/tutorials in our IoT Developer Zone here!

       

        

      Runner Up

      Intelligent Mailbox by: Saicheong

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      Sai comes in second with their Smart Mailbox. This project would light up and inform you when a letter arrives, this passes the data over AWS to a telegram service, delivering through email or SMS. Sai even took the project further and trained a neural network with sounds of dogs playing and barking. This training this Smart Mailbox to know if a dog is barking aggressively and then to warn the mail carriers of this. Learn more about this project as well as get the full source code/tutorials in our IoT Developer Zone here!

       

      You can also view other projects in this design contest below in our IoT Developer Zone:

      Below are the prizes the Grand Prize winner, Runner Up, and all “Finishers” (anyone who completes a project) will be getting for their efforts. In addition – all participants will be among the first to receive a free PSoC 64 Pioneer Kit once its available, to test out this new foundation for IoT Security. 

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