Incentive for students


ARM Holdings has launched a design competition in a bid to further promote its chips.

The ARM Design Contest for Education is looking for winning engineers who can design the company's chips into new products.

Matt Lee, university programme manager at ARM, said: 'ARM's is the most useful 32-bit architecture to learn about today. This contest is a good way for students to demonstrate their knowledge, teamwork and innovation with an ARM core-based design; and it is an excellent way for us to generate interest in ARM and to see some new ideas.'

Students at school and university, either as individuals or in teams, can take part in the contest, which finishes in June.

The subject of the design is open, but it must include or simulate at least one ARM processor.

The winners will be invited to present their work to ARM in Cambridge and will receive the latest ARM development tools.