San Jose--April 28, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp.'s Microtec Division called for entries for the first annual Embedded Technology Leadership Awards program to recognize designengineers of embedded systems for their innovative and unique applications.The worldwide program is designed to showcase the embedded industry's bestdesigns and recognize the creative talents of developers among theircolleagues.
The judging panel includes the founder of two companies specializing inembedded systems, columnist for Embedded Systems Programming and EDN, andauthor of "The Art of Programming Embedded Systems," Jack Ganssle; technicaleditor of EDN and president of the EDN Embedded Microprocessor BenchmarkConsortium, Markus Levy; researcher and professor in real-time dependability,Jane W.-S. Liu of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; chieftechnical officer of Mentor Graphics Microtec Division, Jim Ready; researcherand professor in "hard" real-time systems, John Stankovic of the University ofVirginia; inventor of C++ and AT&T Fellow, Bjarne Stroustrup; and editor-in-chief of Embedded Systems Programming, Lindsey Vereen. Entries will be judgedon innovation, complexity, quality, and cost-effectiveness. Winners will beannounced during an awards banquet at Embedded Systems Conference West inNovember 1998. The deadline for entries is June 30.
For more information on the Embedded Technology Leadership Awards programand for an official entry form, please contact Rob van Blommestein of Microtecat (800) 950-5554 or visit the awards program Web site athttp://www.mentorg.com/microtec/ETLAward.
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