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Internship - The Little Computer

Internship | Kensington, MD | Temp to Perm and Internship

Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Small form factor computer which can fit behind a TV and will have camera, microphone, and Xbox Kinect connected to it. This computer would also interact with an Arduino to give LED status and receive input signals from users.

 
This computer will allow a user to interact with their display by using the motion of their hands and body. While sitting in front of their TV users will be able to have Skype conversations with their clients, friends, and family. They will also have the option of using a modified keyboard and mouse to browse the internet, stream online videos, and anything else that a regular computer can do. Easy access to a home dashboard will also be made available.
 
PROCESS:
  1. Research and propose best price-to-performance solutions in terms of hardware specifics, software bundles, and overall system configuration.
  2. Assemble, test, and perfect prototype design, performance, and management infrastructure.
  3. Assess feasibility and final product manufacturing requirements including appropriate distribution methods such as e-commerce and retail channels.
  4. Work with Marketing and Business Development team on how to price, place, and promote product.
The proposed process is open to modification based on your ideas. Let your imagination take control!
 
DESIGN:
 
The internship is designed to familiarize and equip the interns with a variety of skills including product research, product development & design, product marketing etc. It will also immerse the intern(s) into the world  of emerging control technologies. The intern(s) will be mentored throughout the internship by Casaplex programmers, business development, and marketing staff. 
 
This internship is ideal for computer science and engineering majors because it also introduces the intern(s) to the business life cycle and business development aspects of consumer product design. 
 
LAUNCH:
 
The internship will begin as early as May and end in late August. These dates are negotiable based on ideal candidate availability. 
 
We are looking for creative and driven technology pioneers who want to start their career by leaving a legacy on really cool and innovative projects.
 
APPLICATION:
 
Cover letter Instructions - For the cover letter please address why you think you are the ideal candidate for this specific project.
 
You may want to include how you would tackle the project (concept & plan description) as well as any distinguishing insights that you may have.