Welcome to our first ever Home Technology Contest! In this contest, we want to see technology that makes home living easier.
Whether you're upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block out afternoon sun when you're not home, or automating your morning breakfast, we want to see it!
Show us your best home technology projects, hacks and upgrades to win some fantastic prize packs from Phidgets, including a single board computer and sensor kits!
Please be sure that your entry into the contest contains original photos and text. Entries without original photos and text will be denied.
Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), June 23, 2014. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, August 4, 2014.
The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.
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The Home Technology Contest is closed.
First Prize (12)
Runner Up (8)
Grand Prize (1)
- Phidget SBC3
- Phidget Sensor Kit #1
- Phidget Spatial 3/3/3 Sensor
- Humidity / Temperature Sensor
- 1014 Relay Board
- Phidget RFID ReadWrite
- Assorted RFID tags
- 2 Micro Load Cells
- 1046 4Input Bridge
- 1067 Phidget Stepper BiPolar (plus power supply)
- 2 NEMA17 bipolar 48mm Stepper
- an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
Runner Up (8)
Write an Instructable
Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jun 23, 2014 and Aug 4, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Home Technology Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.
Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.
Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.
A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.
When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.