TechInsights Launches TechOnline India

Targeted Indian Design Community Site Unveiled at Embedded Systems Conference India, Bangalore

Oct 14, 2008

TechInsights at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), India, Bangalore today launched TechOnline India (, an engineering education and technical information portal dedicated to the technology and product information needs of India's burgeoning electronics community. TechOnline India features in-country editorial coverage and content, and offers marketers the opportunity to engage with Indian engineers at a critical stage in the design cycle, when product and technology decisions are being made.


"India is a key strategic market for TechInsights. We have built a strong infrastructure with the successful launches of ESC India last year and TechOnline India this year, and the creation of our in-country resource team under the UBM India banner," stated Paul Miller, CEO of TechInsights. "Over the years, Indian engineers have consistently been the largest and most loyal consumers of TechOnline's educational content outside the U.S. and now we are delighted to offer them even more custom content to meet their information needs all across the design cycle."

Heading up the new website as editor is long-time EE Times correspondent in India, KC Krishnadas who is based in Bangalore. "KC is one of India's most knowledgeable and respected technology journalists and has been tracking the growth and development of the emerging Indian electronics industry for EE Times for more than eight years. We are very pleased to have KC heading up TechInsights' latest expansion in the India market," stated Richard Wallace, editor in chief and director of global development for TechInsights.

TechOnline India's growth and development will be guided by an industry advisory board comprised of key technology, business, and academic leaders involved in the development of India's electronics design sector and the Indian semiconductor industry. Many board members have also served with major multinational electronics design companies. Board members include Anand Anandkumar, Vice President & Managing Director Magma Design Automation India PVT. Ltd; Daaman Hejmadi, Senior Director, Engineering, Qualcomm India Private Limited; P.V.G. Menon, President and CEO, VANN Consulting; Naveen Mandhana, Director & Sr. Vice President, Videocon International Ltd.; Ganapathy Subramaniam, Founder President & CEO, Cosmic Circuits Pvt. Ltd.; Dr.Shyam Vasudevarao, Director Technology, Software Competence Centre, Philips Innovation Campus and Professor S. Sadagopan, Director, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.

"One of the critical needs of Indian engineers has been easy access to high quality educational resources on specific products and technologies targeted to the Indian market," said Poornima Shenoy, President, Indian Semiconductor Association. "We are pleased with TechInsights' investment in our design community and know that TechOnline India will be an invaluable resource for the continued development and success of India's electronics industry."

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TechInsights is the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers -- the Creators of Technology -- that define, develop, and bring to market the electronic products that improve our lives. With global market leading brands such as EE Times, Semiconductor Insights, TechOnline, Embedded Systems Conferences and Portelligent, TechInsights is the leading dedicated information and services business serving the worldwide electronics market. For more information, please visit TechInsights is a division of United Business Media (, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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