Events

Substantial growth for Southern Electronics Show

Plans for Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2013 are moving into overdrive as the organisers report another year of substantial growth. Returning to FIVE, Farnborough, on February 13th and 14th 2013, the show will feature more big-name exhibitors, a larger floor area and even more to see. According to the organisers exhibitor registrations for 2013 are up 30% compared with the same period last year, with the total number of confirmed exhibitors already exceeding the final total for 2012.

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electronica 2012 – More than coffee and sausages

There are two ways to view large shows. One is to ignore them, as any message that is delivered is going to become lost in the thousands of other messages. The other is to embrace them, to take advantage of a large gathering of engineers from multiple disciplines all in one place, and there is no doubt that electronica falls in this category. As the industry prepares to gather in Munich for electronica 2012, Steve Rogerson talks to some of the speakers and exhibitors to see what will be creating a buzz this time round.

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Learn to design CPLDs and FPGAs “@MachX02 Speed” with Lattice Semiconductor

MSC Gleichmann is hosting a Lattice Semiconductor “@MachX02 Speed” seminar at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire on 21 November 2012. With a focus on the MachX02 family of non-volatile, infinitely reconfigurable, Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs), this training event will address all aspects of hardware and software design, looking at the product line’s unique features and the development tools, reference designs and other support that is available from Lattice and MSC.

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Solid State Supplies hosts seminar on introduction to FPGAs in collaboration with Microsemi

Solid State Supplies has announced that it will be hosting the third in its ongoing series of one-day training seminars in collaboration with Microsemi, a provider of semiconductor solutions. The seminar will be held at Solid State Supplies’ new premises in Redditch, Worcestershire on Wednesday 14th November 2012.

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The Skills Show set for Birmingham’s NEC next month

The Skills Show, the UK’s largest skills and careers event, is set to take place from 15-17 November 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham. The show provides a unique opportunity for young people to be inspired and to learn more about vocational courses and apprenticeships.

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Cartes 2012: Security and simplicity key for mobile payments

Security needs to be prioritised if the mobile electronic payments market is to take off. And paying by mobile phone needs to be as easy if not easier that paying by card if the public is going to embrace the technology. These were the messages from industry leaders preparing for this year’s Cartes electronic payments conference and exhibition in Paris from 6th to 8th November 2012.

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Subcon 2012: Mitigating risks – seizing opportunities

This years’ Subcon seminar programme aims to hit the hot topics concerning UK manufacturers with top-level speakers from Jaguar Land Rover, Aero Engine Controls – the Rolls-Royce and Goodrich joint venture, crane manufacturer Liebherr, EEF – the manufacturers’ organisation, the Design Council and the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy. The key themes in 2012 include mitigating supply chain risks and taking advantage of emerging opportunities

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Open VPX to be highlight of military electronics conference

The advantages of Open VPX in military systems will be highlighted in one of the main talks at the upcoming MAE military and aerospace electronics conference. To be held in Reading on 22 May 2012, MAE is the UK"s only dedicated event on embedded computing and integrated electronics for military, defence and aerospace applications.

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Future of mobile devices debated at FWS 2012

The Future World Symposium has announced the complete line up of its panel debate on the future of mobile devices. The session brings together leading authorities on human interfaces, application processors, location technology, wireless standards, graphic cores, and device design to determine how the mobile device will change during the next five years.

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