Events around the world give embedded engineers access to hundreds of technical training sessions and interactive demonstrations
AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 7, 2013 — Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) will kick off its 2014 global series of Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) events with FTF Americas April 8-11, 2014, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. FTF is an engineer’s playground, showcasing current and future embedded solutions from Freescale and its industry-leading hardware, software and tools partners.
Global FTF 2014 dates:
FTF Americas: April 8-11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas
FTF China: May 2014 in Shenzhen
FTF India: August 2014 in Bangalore
FTF Japan: October 2014 in Tokyo
Since its inception, more than 60,000 attendees worldwide have benefited from the extensive technical training and collaboration opportunities FTF delivers. More than 2,000 attendees – including embedded engineers, industry experts, media representatives, executives and ecosystem partners – are expected at the 2014 FTF Americas event. Engineers who have attended previous FTF events speak highly of the experience:
- “Thanks to the technical sessions at FTF we expect to cut 1-2 weeks off our initial board bring up.”
- “The sessions that are at FTF are so broad, there’s software, there’s hardware … so many different things that are going on, it’s one-stop-shopping if you will.”
FTF Americas 2014 will include more than 300 hours of technical training sessions and workshops featuring in-depth hands-on workshops and visionary industry panels. Tracks include sessions covering automotive, consumer, healthcare, industrial, networking, smart energy and enabling technologies.
The event will also feature a 35,000 square-foot interactive Technology Lab with more than 250 demonstrations from Freescale and its partners.
“The Freescale Technology Forums have been recognized as one of the leading technical training events for the global embedded design community,” said Gregg Lowe, president and CEO of Freescale. “The 2014 program promises to be our best so far and will showcase how Freescale and our partners are bringing intelligence to the Internet of Things.”
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry-leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity, our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next-generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world. freescale.com
About the Freescale Technology Forum
Created to drive innovation and collaboration, the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) has become one of the developer events of the year for the embedded systems industry. The Forum has drawn more than 60,000 attendees at FTF events worldwide since its inception in 2005. Our annual flagship event, FTF Americas, will take place April 8-11, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.
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