T-Works, a Government of Telangana initiative and India’s largest prototyping center is excited to launch the biggest and first-ever national embedded championship – ‘The Byte Bending Championship 2023’. This unique event is part of the ‘T-Works India’s Best’ series that celebrates innovation, challenges the potential of the participants, and connects them with the best minds in the country across domains.
The Byte Bending Championship 2023 is a thrilling three-round event designed to test the skills of embedded engineers in firmware, hardware, systems thinking, and teamwork. The first two rounds will be held virtually, with participants tackling complex tasks while solving coding and hardware challenges. The top 25 teams who qualify in the first two rounds will congregate at T-Works for the final showdown. The third round will involve shortlisted engineers solving embedded puzzles, where clues, bonuses and power-ups will make for an exciting gameshow of embedded systems.
Undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students under 25 years of age are eligible to participate. The winners will receive cash prizes up to Rs. 1 lakh, in addition to exclusive championship merchandise. Participants can also collaborate with industry leaders, startups, mentors and peers. T-Works also invites participants from outside Hyderabad and will offer reimbursements for food and accommodation expenses up to a specific amount.
T-Works is an initiative of the Government of Telangana and is India’s largest fully integrated prototyping centre. It is equipped with a metal shop, electronics lab, laser cutting & engraving, wood shop, testing lab, 3D printing, and ceramic studio with world-class equipment, allowing users to create, test, and refine their designs with precision and accuracy.
To facilitate product assembly, and conduct events, training and workshops, T-Works has workspaces, events and training rooms, and a library. Over 1000 parts, prototypes, and products have been produced at T-Works for over 300 users including startups, MSMEs and corporate. T-Works was established with a vision to create and celebrate a culture of hobbyists, makers, and innovators in India, who explore and experiment without the fear of failure.