UBM's EE Times Group Presents Approaching Multicore, Targeted to System Architects, Designers and Developers - Now Available On Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Oct 11, 2010, 09:00 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM's EE Times Group presented "Approaching Multicore," September 30, 2010 11AM6PM ET.  The event is targeted to system architects, high-performance system designers, software developers, programmers and future, hesitant, and curious multicore developers. 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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Processors with multiple cores are already being used for very high performance systems. With each passing quarter, an increasing number of applications are hitting the limits of what a single core can handle without burning up. Replicating very powerful, or even modest, processor cores can serve the needs of some applications. Many systems already include a hierarchy of general-purpose and specialized processors like digital signal processors (DSPs) or network processors and video accelerators to boost performance and optimize power. The right mix depends on the application.  

Rick Merritt, Editor at Large, EE Times and Tom Starnes, Processor Analyst, Objective Analysis served as the virtual conference's co-chairs.

Linley Gwennap, Founder and principal analyst of The Linley Group presented the keynote presentation "The State of Multicore Processing."

Sessions in the technical program included 101: The Architectural Options; Software Development Tools for Multicore Systems; and Virtualization Technology. The program was supported by a "Content Pavilion" on the show floor, housing a rich compendium of available content and resources from UBM's EE Times Group 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 sponsors Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Intel and Tilera; and silver sponsor Mentor Embedded.  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 1408 registrants and 382 live attendees.  

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About EE Times Group (http://www.eetimesgroup.com)

EE Times Group is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.  EE Times Group 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 1.1 million engineering professionals engage with EE Times Group brands which include EE Times, TechOnline, DesignLines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at EE Times Group's 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, EE Times Group provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  EE Times Group 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