San Francisco--Aug. 26, 1997--Top vendors of hardware and software tools for embedded systems design will sponsor 12 half-day workshops during the annual Embedded Systems Conference at the San Jose Convention Center. The free showcase sessions, on topics such as designing Internet appliances, human/machine interfaces for embedded systems, and implementing an embedded web server, will be offered on the first day of the conference, Monday, September 29, and are open to all trade show attendees.
The free product workshops, which are open to all exhibits-only attendees, are half-day sessions that focus on the use of specific microprocessors, operating systems, and software tools for embedded design. Participating vendors include Aisys Inc., AMD, Fujitsu Microelectronics Inc., Huntsville Microsystems Inc., Integrated Device Technology Inc., Keil Software Inc., Microchip Technology, Microsoft Corp., Parallax Inc., US Software, VenturCom Inc., and Virtual Prototypes Inc. For a detailed description of these showcase sessions with times and locations please refer to the Embedded Systems conference World Wide Web site at http://www.embedsyscon.com/west/show.htm.
As in past years, paid conference attendees can choose classes from three days of technical sessions on Tuesday, September 30 through Thursday, October 2, and for an additional fee may register for full-day conference tutorials on Monday. The full conference program includes 120 different technical sessions, rated from introductory to advanced, for engineers and designers involved in embedded design. The classes are presented by a distinguished faculty of 95 engineers and researchers from around the world.
In addition to classes and tutorials, each day of the conference begins with "Birds of a Feather" discussion groups, where attendees meet for breakfast and share their opinions on current trends and experiences with specific projects. Other special conference events include evening receptions and a keynote speech by technology commentator, John C. Dvorak.
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