Microchip Technology will hold their second annual Embedded Designers’ Forum (EDF) starting on October 19, 2010. The Embedded Designers’ Forum is a series of training events where hardware and software engineers can learn about technologies. Microchip will conduct over 100 live events worldwide. Attendees will receive discounts on a broad range of Microchip Development Tools. Attendees will also receive a coupon to attend one class of their choice at any of Microchip’s worldwide Regional Training Centers. A Virtual EDF will be available on demand. The Virtual EDF will include keynote addresses from Google PowerMeter and Energizer.
Jungo published a new white paper this week. It’s titled, “Integrating Bluetooth Capability into Your Design.” The technical paper examines the increasingly ubiquitous role of bluetooth in short-range wireless data transfer and describes how the complexity of the protocol could pose a significant learning and development curve for device manufacturers.
Innovasic Semiconductor’s RapID Platform is a EtherNet/IP connectivity solution. Engineers can download the entire platform for a risk-free, no cost evaluation. A one-time license fee applies only if the platform is used in production. Evaluation of the RapID Platform download can be performed on hardware via the Internet or at the user’s site.
Innovasic Semiconductor introduced the RapID (Rapid Interface Development) Platform connectivity solution for embedded systems. The RapID Platform solution includes schematics, bill of materials, design tools, software, stacks, and example code. With the RapID Platform, engineers can quickly and easily add Profinet connectivity to automation products. The Profinet RT version of the RapID Platform is now available. Designers can download the platform for a free evaluation. A one-time license fee applies only if the platform is used in production.
NXP Semiconductors is offering a webinar: Lowest Cost ARM9 with High Speed USB 2.0 OTG performance for management of USB connectivity. The webcast will take place Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 11:00am EST (8:00am PST, 16:00 GMT). All registered participants will be entered into a drawing for an ARM9 development tool from NXP Semiconductors.