Embedded engineers to display their innovations with 400 hours of
technical training and over 250 interactive demonstrations
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Freescale Semiconductor will host Freescale
Technology Forum (FTF) Americas 2014 - one of the premier technical
training events for the embedded design community - April 8-11, 2014, at
the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
Registration is now open.
What's new for FTF Americas 2014:
- Tuesday, April 8:
The event kicks off with lecture sessions and hands-on-workshops
designed to educate and inform engineers. The reception in the
Technology Lab gives attendees an opportunity to view
demonstrations and collaborate with ecosystem partners.
- Wednesday, April 9:
Freescale President and CEO Gregg
Lowe is scheduled to deliver the opening keynote presentation.
As a global leader in embedded processing solutions for the
automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets, Lowe will
share Freescale's vision for a world of connected intelligence.
- Thursday, April 10:
Freescale executives will expand on Freescale's vision for the
Internet of Things and how Freescale is enabling an array of
devices to communicate with one another and the environment around
them. Included in Thursday morning's keynote schedule are Geoff
Lees, SVP and GM of Microcontrollers, James
Bates, SVP and GM of Analog and Sensors, Tom
Deitrich, SVP and GM of Networking and Ritu
Favre, SVP and GM of Radio Frequency.
- Friday, April 11:
American entrepreneur, serial inventor and creator of the Segway
human transporter, Dean
Kamen is scheduled to close the event. Kamen will discuss how
he uses innovation and technology to help solve the world's most
FTF Americas 2014 will be held April 8-11, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan
Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
More than 2,000 attendees - including embedded engineers, industry
experts, media representatives, executives and ecosystem partners -
are expected to attend.
The event will feature the biggest Technology Lab in FTF history, with
35,000 square feet of innovation to discover and more than 250
interactive demonstrations from Freescale and ecosystem partners.
Attendees will have the opportunity to experience over 200 lecture
sessions and 50 hands-on workshops focusing on everything from
automotive safety to the latest ZigBee solutions. Expected sessions
include topics such as:
- 5 Minutes to Steal a Car - Learn How Future Embedded Products
Can Help to Prevent This
- Healthcare Implementations of Wearable Technology
- Small is the New Big: System-in-Package Solutions using
Redistributed Chip Packaging (RCP)
"Freescale is passionate about helping to bring our customers'
innovations to life. That's why we're here," said Gregg Lowe, president
and chief executive officer at Freescale. "Since the inaugural event in
2005, The Freescale Technology Forums have become one of the leading
technical training events for the global embedded design community and
we couldn't be more excited to share the future of our industry with our
partners and customers this year."
"[The last FTF I attended] was refreshingly forward looking," said
Michell Prunty, Semico Research. "One of the main benefits was being
able to speak directly to designers and engineers on the floor as they
scouted new technology demos. Since they aren't looking to sell you
anything, it's a wonderful time to learn their thoughts about the
Early Bird Rates end on March 15th.
Global FTF 2014 dates:
Americas:April 8-11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas
FTF China: May 2014 in Shenzhen
FTF India: August 2014 in Bangalore
FTF Japan: October 2014 in Tokyo
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About the Freescale Technology Forum
Created to drive innovation and collaboration, the Freescale Technology
Forum (FTF) features one of the most comprehensive embedded ecosystems
in the industry. FTF features four days of in-depth training, hands-on
workshops, demonstrations from Freescale and ecosystem partners and
exceptional opportunities to collaborate with industry peers and
visionaries. The forum has been enthusiastically received by the global
developer community, drawing nearly 60,000 attendees worldwide since its
inception in 2005. Our flagship event, FTF Americas, takes place April
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