Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Embedded Systems Technical News

Mentor Graphics and Texas Instruments co-present: Exploring Various Chapters of the eBook and eReader Market
March 31, 2010
11:00am US/Central

eBooks and eReaders continue to capture the hearts of consumers, making reading material more portable and personal than ever before, affecting suppliers from chip vendors to content providers. Join In-Stat’s Stephanie Ethier, TI’s Gregg Burke, Mentor Graphics Jamie Little and E Ink’s Matt Aprea as they examine advancements and technologies that will keep eBooks and eReaders on a successful path.

Items covered during this session:
  • What are eReader customers looking for?
  • Content delivery methods
  • What chips will turn the page for future designs?
  • eReader user interfaces
  • How do display technologies impact designs?
The session will end with an open Q&A for all attendees.

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Technology Trends in Building Next Generation Portable Medical Devices
April 1, 2010
1:00pm US/Central

This web seminar illustrates recent technology trends impacting the design of portable medical devices. There is a compelling need to improve quality of care, protect patient confidentiality and provide care beyond the classic sphere formal care facilities. To meet these demands, medical device makers are employing new technologies (such as wireless 802.11) which allow medical care to be more mobile and affordable while handling ever increasing amounts of patient data.

Join experts from Mentor Graphics and Silex Technology America, Inc. to learn:
  • Recent trends in medical care (portability of care, privacy, costs, aging population)
  • Key characteristics of the latest portable medical devices: size, power consumption, interfaces
  • Embedded technologies used to support these key characteristics and how connectivity is a central component
  • What to expect in the future of evolution in medical devices
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On Demand Web Seminar

USB Under the Hood

This session illustrates how the ease of use of USB hides a great deal of complexity "under the hood". The architecture, modes of operation and use case variations of USB are outlined in detail. Some thought is given to the future of USB technology.

What you will learn:
  • How USB works
  • How to select USB software variants
  • Why an off-the-shelf- solution is attractive
  • What the future holds for USB
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Embedded Software Professional Services

Mentor Graphics engineers provide expertise in leveraging and optimizing software for intelligent devices, bringing a comprehensive approach to the requirements of product planning, development and deployment. Our timely offerings enhance, speed and optimize at every phase of the device lifecycle. Visit our website to find out how our unique experience can help you stay ahead of the technology curve.

  • Build for quality, then test to validate throughout the device lifecycle
  • Code and integrate to the highest standards
  • Performance optimization from top to bottom
  • Proactively identify risk, to find and resolve problems ahead of time
See how Mentor Embedded Services can help you

Are you developing an Android-based device on a TI OMAP 35x processor? Mentor’s Embedded Services have customized solutions for you. Our team brings unmatched expertise in optimizing open source software with a long history of successfully working in Linux, Android, and Open Source - and serve today as trusted consultants, developers, maintainers, and active participants within the Open Source community. Learn more about Mentor Support for Android-Based Devices on TI-OMAP Processors 

Mentor's Embedded Blog

One of Mentor Graphics' most widely read blogs - The Colin Walls Blog - discusses various elements of embedded software. Recent topics range from C++ to USB to Graphical Medicine. There are many regular visitors who are not shy about leaving comments or emailing their views. Drop by and get involved - you'll be in good company.

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