Enabling Technologies on Road to Taking Center-Stage

May 02, 2006, 01:00 ET from Frost & Sullivan

    PALO ALTO, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Components
 group at Frost & Sullivan (http://www.frost.com ) will host an interactive
 analyst briefing teleconference on Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 1 p.m. EDT.
     As electronic component markets around the world are increasingly
 becoming commoditized, enabling technologies such as MEMS and
 Nanotechnology are threatening to give rise to disruptive and innovative
 applications and promise to invigorate these mature markets like no other
 development in recent times.
     Highlights of the briefing include a look at the enabling technologies
 and their impact on various market segments, including a few specific
 examples where they are already making their impact felt. The briefing will
 also include a future roadmap of expected market penetration of such
 disruptive products.
     "The components industry globally has seen healthy activity in the past
 year. However, as the industry is attempting to consolidate growth after
 the meltdown of the early 2000s, newer and aggressive technologies are
 staring it right in the face," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst
 Subrahmanyam. "And by the nature of disruptive innovation, these new
 technologies seem to be headed towards making significant advances in the
 market in the coming years."
     Those interested in participating in the interactive teleconference
 should send an email to Tori Foster - Corporate Communications at
 tori.foster@frost.com with the following information: full name, company
 name, title, telephone number, e-mail address, city, state and country. The
 registration details will be emailed to you upon receipt of the above
     This briefing will benefit existing component manufacturers, small
 technology design houses, the supply chain participants for enabling
 technology applications and the investment community by discussing the
 ongoing changes in the components market.
     Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been
 partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies
 for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth
 consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training
 to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive
 clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the
 investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that
 reflects a unique global perspective and combines ongoing analysis of
 markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more
 information, visit http://www.frost.com .
      Tori Foster
      Corporate Communications - North America
      P: 210-477-8448
      F: 210-348-1003
      E: tori.foster@frost.com

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