Robot Barman: Honorary Mention at the electronica Fast Forward contest

November 29, 2018 | 12:00
Electronica Fast Forward Award Winner 2018Last week, Elektor-TV presented a conversation between Eben Upton, co-founder of RaspberryPi, and Jan Buiting, Editor-in-Chief of Elektor. This interview took place at the electronica  show at Munich, on the stand of the famous fast forward competition for new electronics start-ups jointly organized by  Elektor and Messe Munich. The second instance of this international competition attracted around 30 fledgling companies whose projects, after preselection, were submitted to critical examination by a jury of experts presided over by Clemens Valens, the head of Elektor Labs.  The projects are presented to the worldwide electronics community on . However, only the finalists of the contest were invited to present their creations to the public at Munich.

All through 2018, these startup enterprises created by brilliant electronic engineers, have strived in the hope of winning their share of a €150,000 total prize pool at the fast forward contest. Congratulations to all the finalists!

This video takes you to the awarding of the prizes to the three finalists who are:
  1. Teiimo: Innovative textile integrated system of sensors, conductors and electronics units for measuring and transmitting body and positioning data.
  2. Wizama: An interactive board game console with its ecosystem of connected objects
  3. Querom ElektronikGmbH: Customised power electronics solutions for electromobility
An honarary mention has been awarded to Cocktail Joe from Max & Michael Buschmann, an affable robotic barman with an incorporated light show.
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