Embedded Systems Conference Boston 2nd Annual Disruption Zone to Showcase Revolutionary Electronics Technology

Disruption Zone Provides Forum for Companies to Showcase Ground-Breaking Technologies in Front of Industry Influencers and Investors

Aug 16, 2007

CMP Technology's Electronics Group and the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston, today announced this year's Disruption Zone, a forum for companies to showcase their latest innovations in technology. With three innovative companies already participating, the Disruption Zone will feature up to ten software and hardware companies seeking to change the embedded systems industry. Companies can apply now for their chance to present their company and its technology to some of the industry's foremost influencers and venture capitalists in this unique setting.

To apply for one of the remaining Disruption Zone slots or to get more information, please contact David Blaza at dblaza@cmp.com or 415-947-6929.

Companies appearing in the Disruption Zone must meet at least one of the four requirements below:

  -- Offer a technology or service that potentially delivers a 10 times
     improvement in an aspect of embedded design or embedded systems
  -- Potentially change the competitive landscape and displace incumbents;
  -- Deliver the technology or services to the field at or within three
     months of ESC Boston;
  -- Or, the company must introduce a new business model that will change
     industry dynamics

Four companies have already seized the opportunity to participate in this year's Disruption Zone.

  -- Amphenol TCS will demonstrate the Amphenol TCS XCede connector, with a
     demonstrated 20+ Gbps performance and innovative 3D resonance damping
     shield technology.
  -- Handshake Solutions will present the enhanced version of a clockless
     microcontroller IP core based upon the versatile 80C51 Memory eXtension
     (MX) architecture. The new core, with double the performance of the
     original, combines the increased memory capabilities of the MX
     architecture with the low power and low electromagnetic emission (EME).
  -- Lattix will introduce a new version of Lattix LDM, its award-winning
     solution for architecture analysis and control. Lattix LDM is an
     innovative new approach that uses interdependencies to create an
     accurate blueprint of the architecture of software applications,
     databases and systems.
  -- The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council is a sponsor of the
     Disruption Zone.

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About TechMash

CMP Technology will celebrate the spirit of collaboration and combined brain power at TechMash Boston 2007. TechMash 2007 will include The Embedded Systems Conference; the industry's largest international embedded technical conference and exhibition, Software Development Best Practices; a strategic forum for senior software developers, and RFID World Boston, focused on security, privacy and authentification issues for the community that is using, building, leveraging, and driving radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

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