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ARM Sponsors Inaugural Video Contest for The Tech Challenge 2015

12 January 2015

What:

ARM has partnered with the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, Calif., to sponsor a video contest for the Tech Challenge 2015. The contest is open to boys and girls in grades 4-12 and is designed to provide a compelling visual record of the participants' journey as they tackle real-world problems using engineering-design thinking.

This annual two-day event is now in its 28th year. It aims to inspire future generations of Silicon Valley innovators and reinforces 21st century skills such as creativity, problem-solving and design. It also helps participants to deal with risk-taking and teaches them how to learn from failure and perseverance. This year's challenge is to build an earthquake-safe structure.

Videos may record a breakthrough moment, a cool design, brainstorming process or simply chart the project as a whole. The films will be judged on creativity, visual and audio appeal and storytelling. The top three videos will receive an award and be played during the event.

Where: The Tech Museum, 201 South Market Street, San Jose, Calif., 95113

When: Contest final dates:

  • Saturday April 25, 2015, Grades 4-6 and 9-12

     

  • Sunday April 26, 2015, Grades 7-8.

     

    Click here for details on The Tech Challenge 2015

    Who:

    ARM is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

    Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 60 billion System on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies. Learn more and join the conversation at http://community.arm.com.

    The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and background. The museum — located in the Capital of Silicon Valley — is a nonprofit experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.

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