On the basis of performance in prelims, 33 teams qualified for the finals.Prior to the Grand Finale, Preliminary rounds were held at two venues. Results of one of the prelims is available with WakeIndiaNow and is as follows.
The teams qualified for the final race through the preliminary race at BAIT.
About Freescale cup
“The Freescale Cup India-2011” is a nation wide annual contest hosted by Freescale Semiconductors India in Collaboration withCenter for Electronic Design and Technology (CEDT) from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). This Contest, which was started just last year, has gained lot of popularity since then and witnessed participation from 35 colleges and 127 teams this year.This event is part of Freescale‘s global initiative to promote innovation among engineering students and offer them a hands-on opportunity to put their engineering skills to test by creating microcontroller (MCU) programming and use various control strategies to develop the prortotype of Driverless car.
In the Grand Finale of ‘Freescale Cup-2011’, 33 smart cars battled it out in J N Tata Auditorium at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru . “This is a great platform for students to explore their creativity by using some of the latest technology available for feature-rich smart cars,” said Guruswamy Ganesh, vice president and country manager for Freescale Semiconductor India. The entries were evaluated on the basis of several parameters, including speed, design,technology and performance. The prize money for the six winning teams included first prize (Rs.1,00, 000); second prize (Rs. 50,000), third prize (Rs. 25,000) and three consolation prizes (Rs. 10,000 each).
One of the Winners form Thapar University said-“This contest is very challenging and this is the best part of it. I participated last time too, but could not win. This time I plugged all the mistakes I did last time and I feel on the top of the world after winning this coveted contest”
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