LEGO and Amazon Alexa have launched a new contest teachers can use as an in-class or afterschool activity using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3. There are also generous prizes to be won.
The contest, which runs now through to the end of the year, challenges students to create voice-powered experiences. Students, who can work in groups of up to 4, can compete by building a EV3 creation that interacts using the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit.
The partnership shows students how different emerging technologies can interact to create a very impressive LEGO creation.
The winners will have the opportunity to take home one of over a hundred prizes which are collectively worth up to $100,000.
One grand prize winner who will take home a prize worth $20,000! Made up of Amazon Gift Cards, LEGO models, and a trip to LEGO Headquarters in Denmark. The Winner will be announced January 17, 2020.
There are up to $100,000 in prizes available to the top creations, and first 100 submissions that have the required information listed in the submission requirements. Judges will pick the top creations based on the judging criteria outlined in the Rules section.
For more information about the contest, submission requirements, rules and more, please visit: https://www.hackster.io/contests/alexa-lego-voice-challenge.
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