The year’s UK Embedded Masterclass is to be held near Cambridge on the 3rd May and will focus on tools and techniques that can accelerate development. There will be an agenda of technical presentations from expert developers and a tabletop exhibition offering engineers the chance to speak with experts from many of the leading vendors of development tools, embedded software and hardware. There will also be experts from the manufacturing side of the industry with companies such as contract electronics manufacturer Barric and enclosure manufacturer Hitec. Over the past 5 years, the Embedded Masterclass series of seminars has attracted registrations from over 700 engineers.
“This event promises to be the best so far,” said Richard Blackburn, the organiser. “It’s proven to be such a good forum for the exchange of ideas and for engineers to keep up to date with the technology, that we seem to have no shortage of support and sponsorship from industry vendors. “I think the engineers that attend will find the presentations to be very useful and that the whole day will have been a good investment of their time.”
The presentation agenda will include such topics as the latest tools in graphical user interface development, the latest technology for the acceleration of FPGA development and the use of ‘middleware’ to accelerate the development of communication network systems. Event sponsors include SDC Systems, Enea, Arcom, Lauterbach, XJTAG, Altera and many more.
“We’ve tried to make the scope of the event a little broader, this year,” said Blackburn. “We’ve invited Barric along because of their expertise in the manufacturing of embedded systems. Surface mount and BGA placement can be a complex business and with the new RoHS compliant rules making this even trickier, we thought it would be good to have their experts along to the event. Hitec also, they make the enclosures for many embedded systems and have a lot of expertise and advice that they can share with development engineers and project managers.”
Attendance at the Embedded Masterclass is free for embedded engineers and project managers. Further information and registration can be found on-line. Spaces are limited, so early registration is recommended.