Indian designers vie for top honours in the Rocking Rasberry Pi challenge

17th March 2014
Indian designers vie for top honours in the Rocking Rasberry Pi challenge

Bangalore, 17 March 17,  2014: The global  distributor of technology products, services and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair -- element 14-- has sponsored  the  ‘Rocking Raspberry Pi Challenge’  in India, daring  design enthusiasts to develop a consumer device on the very popular Raspberry Pi by creating the ultimate karaoke machine which would be a delight to music enthusiasts.
The competition  goes  on till April 11, 2014. The selected 15 contestants are working in full swing to develop their state-of-the-art karaoke experiences with Raspberry Pi and its accessories. In addition to working towards creating their ultimate karaoke machines, these contestants are actively documenting their experiences on this  website.
Each contestant has adopted a unique approach for bringing their imagination to life. They are regularly blogging about their experiments on a range of topics such as hacking Pi's SSH under windows; connecting to Wi-Fi and playing YouTube videos; making the first pygame application; switching and working on the headless mode of Pi, and making a simple media player with Python, among others.
Simultaneously, the visitors to the page have the opportunity to engage with the contestants and encourage them by viewing or liking their posts, saving bookmarks and giving feedback on their project updates under the comment’s section. The element14 Community provides an excellent opportunity to the engineering fraternity to access first-hand information on interesting facts and exchange innovative engineering ideas on a common platform.
Two winners will be selected, one by a panel of judges and another ‘People’s Choice’ winner based on votes on the award-winning element14 Community. The Grand Prize winner will receive an Apple iPhone 5S and the runner up will receive a Sony PlayStation 4.
For more information on the Rocking Raspberry Pi Challenge :