What’s Inside the Next Generation of Wireless Devices?

ETF 2007 is a full-day multi-track event, including four Super Sessions and more than a dozen break-outs - powerful enough to attract industry insiders, intimate enough to interact directly with the developers, architects and visionaries who are driving the industry.

Get the inside scoop on the next-generation of wireless devices and communications technologies. Against a backdrop of debates over wireless platforms, the Emerging Technology Forums provide valuable insight from industry leaders, technology vendors and pundits. Who is paving the way for new innovations, setting new standards, and leading new markets? ETF is about the future of communications platforms ranging from cell phones to WiFi, wired and mobile communications, corporate and entertainment applications, intellectual property, chips, component hardware, and embedded systems.

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What’s Inside the Next Generation of Wireless Devices?

ETF 2007 is a full-day multi-track event, including four Super Sessions and more than a dozen break-outs - powerful enough to attract industry insiders, intimate enough to interact directly with the developers, architects and visionaries who are driving the industry.

Get the inside scoop on the next-generation of wireless devices and communications technologies. Against a backdrop of debates over wireless platforms, the Emerging Technology Forums provide valuable insight from industry leaders, technology vendors and pundits. Who is paving the way for new innovations, setting new standards, and leading new markets? ETF is about the future of communications platforms ranging from cell phones to WiFi, wired and mobile communications, corporate and entertainment applications, intellectual property, chips, component hardware, and embedded systems.

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Date: March 26, 2007
Location: Orlando FL - Orange County Convention Center - The Khronos Group sessions are near the exhibit area, upstairs in the west building in rooms W303 and W304. - View PDF map of building layout
Note: We reference W303 on this map because it is actually a little easier to identify. W304 is larger and has several entrances, whereas W303 only has one.
Website: http://www.emergingtechnologyforums.com/

CONFIRMED SESSIONS AND SPEAKERS

Multimedia Trends - 9:00 - 10:30

Covers advanced media processing ICs, image sensors, display technologies, power, standards, content, and more.

  • Richard Doherty, Envisioneering - Moderator
  • Neil Trevett, NVIDIA- VP of Embedded Content - panelist
  • Michel Windal, NXP - Operators & Partnerships Director, Cellular Systems - panelist
  • Shiv Ramamurthi, TI - Software Technology Manager
  • I3A

Handset ICs - 10:30 - 12:00

Covering silicon trends and requirements for future wireless media driven handsets, processors, flash & DRAM, silicon integration roadmaps.

  • Samsung
  • Freescale
  • ARM

Khronos Session: Creating an Embedded Media Processing Ecosystem - 10:30 - 12:00 (Concurrent with Handset ICs)
Graphics and media acceleration in mobile handsets is one of the largest ever opportunities for both the hardware and software industries. The Khronos Group is creating a royalty-free ecosystem of API standards for advanced dynamic media on handheld, console and embedded devices to turn this opportunity into economic reality. This breakout session will run the gamut of topics covering key features and the roadmap of Khronos standards

  • Neil Trevett, NVIDIA – VP of Embedded Content
  • Shiv Ramamurthi, TI - Software Technology Manager (multimedia)
  • Oliver Baltuch – Futuremark VP Marketing and Sales North America

Wireless IP - 1:00 - 2:30

Covering media, standards and applications, data and voice applications and services, including architecture and platform requirements for handsets.

  • Moderated by analyst Jagdish Rebello
  • PhD of iSuppli
  • CDMA Dev Grp
  • Streamezzo
  • Envivio

Mobile Software Integration 2:30 - 4:00

Covering operating systems, application software, content adaptation, DRM, media processing algorithms, real time services, gaming, user interfaces, and more.

  • Bill Hughes, Instat - Moderator
  • Symbian
  • Tao Group
  • Jeff Moles, Tao-Group, Director, Technology & Business Development
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