UBM Electronics Presents 'Taking the Risk Out of Embedded Linux,' Targeted to Developers, Programmers and Engineering Managers - Now Available On Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Oct 29, 2010, 14:00 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics presented the "Taking the Risk Out of Embedded Linux Virtual Conference" on October 21 from 11 am6 pm Eastern.  The event is targeted to embedded systems developers, operating system programmers, high-reliability developers and engineering managers.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand.

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More than half of embedded developers now use a third-party operating system, and many of them are trying Linux for the first time.  Embedded Linux is suitable for a host of general purpose applications.  From handsets to consumer electronics, and even industrial applications, Linux may be the way to go.  But there are a lot of things a developer should know about this operating system.  Knowledgeable developers will set the record straight on how to fit about Linux in embedded systems.

Ron Wilson, Content Director, UBM Electronics and Jim Turley, Principal Analyst, Silicon Insider served as the virtual conference's co-chairs.

Bill Lamie, Co-Founder and CEO, Express Logic, Inc. presented the keynote presentation "Embedded Linux and the Traditional RTOS - Friends at Last."

Sessions in the technical program include Matching the Right Embedded Linux to Your Design Requirements; Reliability and Security versus Embedded Linux:  What to Know Before You Go; and Real-Time Linux: Oxymoron or Opportunity?.  The program was supported by a "Content Pavilion" on the show floor, housing a rich compendium of available content and resources from UBM Electronics and the platinum and gold event sponsors, including archived webinars, technical papers, design articles and teardowns.

The event includes an Auditorium and Exhibit Hall with booths from platinum sponsor Wind River; gold sponsor Montavista; and silver sponsors Express Logic and Mentor Graphics.  In the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.  All presentations were immediately available on demand.

The virtual event drew 2,137 registrants and 698 live attendees.  Those participating in the live event day stayed an average of 2 hours and 45 minutes.

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About UBM Electronics

UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.  UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.  More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, EDN China, EDN Asia, EDN Japan, Design News and Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales.  The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry.  Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.  UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets.  UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products.  Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.  For more information, go to www.ubm.com.

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