IHS GlobalSpec Electronic Components & Product Design Online Event Now Available On Demand

  IHS GlobalSpec Electronic Components & Product Design Online Event Now
  Available On Demand

    Provides engineers and industrial professionals easy access to event’s
                  educational presentations and information

Business Wire

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. -- April 4, 2013

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 available on 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 marketplace.

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 audience.”

The event was sponsored by ECIA, the Electronic Components Industry
Association. Speakers and topics included:

  *More Effective Design Approach for Power-sensitive Embedded Systems
    This 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.
    Presented 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.
    Presented by 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.
    Presented by Joe Tillison, director of business development, Western
    Americas, Bluegiga Technologies
  *Multicore Software Development for Embedded Systems
    This 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 Corporation; PHOENIX
CONTACT USA; Schroff; IHS Inc.; ITT Cannon; METZ CONNECT USA Inc.; Rose+Bopla
Enclosures; and TTI, Inc.

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.

About GlobalSpec

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.

About IHS  (www.ihs.com)

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in
critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and
governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the
comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery
methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed
and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly
traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in
Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth
and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and product names
may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 IHS Inc.All rights
reserved.

Contact:

IHS GlobalSpec
Amber Cooleen, 518-880-0200 ext. 5338
Senior Product Marketing Manager
amber.cooleen@ihs.com
 
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