TechInsights' Embedded Systems Conference Boston 2008 Kicks Off With Keynote From Dr. Martin Cooper Mobile Phone Inventor
First Day of Conference Also Features Teardowns of iMac Computer and Two Never-Released Apple Products
Oct 27, 2008
EMBEDDED SYSTEMS CONFERENCE -- TechInsights (http://www.techinsights.com/) today kicked off the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston (http://www.embedded.com/boston), bringing together attendees and exhibitors to learn, collaborate and innovate at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The conference will take place today through Thursday, drawing over 2,500 attendees from around the world. Co-located with the SD Best Practices Conference, ESC Boston will highlight how the hottest developments in embedded systems technology are reshaping the way ordinary citizens live their lives and conduct business.
All week, the embedded engineering community's most advanced thinkers will deconstruct and demo state-of-the-art embedded technologies. The highlights are as follows:
Keynote address by mobile phone inventor explores the successes, failures and untapped potential of Broadband Digital Transmissions
Who: Dr. Martin Cooper, inventor of the mobile phone and Executive Chairman and Founder ArrayComm When: Tuesday, October 28; 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. EDT Flight Demo and Teardown of the Sophisticated Estes Micro-Tiger Helicopter Who: Richard Nass, Editorial Director of Embedded Systems Conferences and John Day, Staff Field Applications Engineer for Microchip When: Wednesday, October 29; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT Teardown of the Apple iMac - Why Was It Such a Success? Who: Allan Yogasingam, Senior Technology Analyst, TechInsights When: Wednesday, October 29; 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. EDT C++ Two-Day Super Session What: Bjarne Stroustrup, C++ creator and original implementer, and Herb Sutter, C++ guru and leading software development authority, will lead two days of C++ courses When: Wednesday, October 29 and Thursday, October 30
Live demo and Keynote Presentation on the Current State of the Art and Future of Robotic Technology?
Who: James McLurkin, Robotics Engineer and Leading Designer of Robot Swarms, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab When: Thursday, October 30; 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. EDT
Apple Teardowns: Newton and Bandai-Pippin - Why Did These Early Apple Products Fail?
Who: Allan Yogasingam, Senior Technology Analyst, TechInsights When: Thursday, October 30; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. EDT
The conference will also feature the Build Your Own Embedded System (BYOES) Program, which allows attendees to build and take home a fully configured embedded system based on a development kit which they receive at no charge with their All-Access or Five-Day Pass. ESC Boston is the first conference to offer the USB-powered Beagle Board as part of the hands-on education experience the Embedded Systems Conferences have become known for.
"TechInsights is excited to kickoff another high-quality conference in Boston, which remains our fastest-growing location," said Richard Nass, editor in chief of Embedded Systems Design and editorial director of the Embedded Systems Conferences. "We are proud to be the premier venue for embedded designs in the Northeast and beyond, enabling our community members to learn from each other and from our expert presenters."
For more information or to register for ESC Boston, please visit: http://www.embedded.com/boston. Qualified members of the press and industry analysts can register for free onsite.
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