Open-Silicon to Discuss the Future Platforms of Computing at CASPA Annual Conference

Oct 20, 2010, 10:38 ET from Open-Silicon, Inc.

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Open-Silicon, Inc., a leading SoC design and semiconductor manufacturing company, announced today that its CEO, Dr. Naveed Sherwani, will participate in a panel at the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA) 2010 Annual Conference.  Dr. Sherwani, along with two other industry leaders, will discuss the "Future Platforms of Computing."  The theme of Dr. Sherwani's presentation is "Moving Toward Design-Lite for Innovation."  


CASPA Panel, "Future Platforms of Computing"


Saturday, October 23, 2010, 1:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. PDT


Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA



Liang Peng, CASPA BoD; Platform Architect, Intel


Kamwar Chadha, Chief Marketing Officer, CSR; Co-founder of Sirf

Bryon Shaw, Managing Director of Advanced Technology, General Motors

Dr. Naveed Sherwani, Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Open-Silicon, Inc.


The discussion, "Moving Toward Design-Lite for Innovation" will address planning for the future of not only the electronics industry, but the entire global economy, including strategies for reducing our carbon footprint. Companies must take a holistic approach and consider their impact across the entire product life cycle. There are many points across a design, from architecture level to production level, where optimization for low power can happen. Meanwhile, the industry is moving toward optical interfaces to enable higher bandwidth. While innovation requirements coexist with time-to-market pressures, companies are seeking new ways to maximize the return on their product investments. One of these strategies includes Design-lite. Design-lite enables a company's engineering team to focus on the core product roadmap, while utilizing the design capabilities of another company, like Open-Silicon, to build derivatives of those products.

About Open-Silicon, Inc.

Open-Silicon, Inc. is a leading semiconductor company focused on SoC realization for traditional ASIC, develop-to-spec, and derivative ICs. Open-Silicon's OpenMODEL brings together Open-Silicon's engineering technology and high-quality manufacturing services with one of the broadest partner ecosystems for IC development, spanning IC design, open market IP integration, wafer fabrication, and assembly/test services. Open-Silicon received the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company in 2008 and 2009. For more information, visit Open-Silicon's website at or call 408-240-5700.

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