Provides engineers and industrial professionals easy access to
event’s educational presentations and information
The March 27 Electronic
Components & Product Design online event hosted by IHS
GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), drew more than
900 participants, with nearly all attendees reporting they are decision
makers within their organizations. The free online session is now
demand to give engineers and industrial professionals easy access to
educational presentations and industry-leading supplier resources from
the live-day event.
IHS GlobalSpec’s Electronic Components & Product Design online event
provided opportunities to learn of the latest trends and technologies
shaping the electronics systems that drive innovation in today's
consumer electronics, medical equipment and automotive markets.
Participants were also able to find out what's happening with processors
and IP cores, wireless networking protocols, power management, battery
technologies and user interface and display innovations. By attending
this event, attendees networked with their peers and suppliers,
participated in key educational sessions and learned how to help their
companies remain competitive in today’s rapidly changing electronics
Industrial professionals took advantage of these learning and networking
opportunities from the convenience of their desktops, without having to
budget for travel expenses or lose time away from the office.
“Industrial professionals who attended our Electronic Components &
Product Design online event heard from experts on some of the latest
trends shaping the electronics industry and connected with leading
suppliers on cutting-edge innovations and technologies in the
marketplace,” said Donna Lewis, director of e-publishing and e-events
for IHS GlobalSpec. “Our exhibitors took advantage of this unique
opportunity to share their products and solutions with a highly engaged
The event was sponsored by ECIA, the Electronic Components Industry
Association. Speakers and topics included:
More Effective Design Approach for Power-sensitive Embedded Systems
presentation looked at how software has become the key contributor to
minimizing power consumption in embedded devices. Historically, power
was purely a hardware issue, but with sophisticated designs, often for
hand-held, battery-powered equipment, a system-wide approach is needed.
by Colin Walls, embedded software technologist, Mentor Graphics
The Future of NOR Flash
This presentation provided an
understanding of how NOR Flash has evolved from a bus interface and
offered a performance perspective and comparison with other memory
technologies. Future innovations that will keep NOR memories relevant
for the foreseeable future were also discussed.
Cliff Zitlaw, fellow, Spansion Inc.
Trends in Wireless Connectivity
This presentation offered
a review of popular wireless protocols with their latest trends and
updates, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ZigBee.
Joe Tillison, director of business development, Western Americas,
Multicore Software Development for Embedded Systems
presentation was an overview of the various software development
techniques, processes, and challenges for multicore processing in the
embedded systems space. Software programming models, embedded
multicore software architectures, multicore system integration and
debugging topics were also discussed. Practical advice was given based
on industry case studies.
Presented by Robert Oshana,
director, software research and development, Freescale Semiconductor
Companies exhibiting at this event included: Interpower
CONTACT USA; Schroff;
CONNECT USA Inc.; Rose+Bopla
Enclosures; and TTI,
For more information on exhibiting opportunities for the Electronic
Components & Product Design online event in 2014, download
an exhibitor kit or call 800.261.2052.
GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the leading
provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial
marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical,
industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals.
GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search
engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a
broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15
annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them
search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and
access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, GlobalSpec helps
generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the
professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through
networks and via real-time engagement.
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