VaST Systems Hosts Fabless Virtualization Seminar

VaST Systems will host a seminar titled “Changing the Game, Virtually, in Fabless” on January 31 in the San Jose Convention Center Hilton from 10 am to 1:30 p.m. The seminar will provide insight and discussion in the application of virtualization technology to speed production and reduce development cost of electronic systems.

The event is cosponsored by EE Times/CMP, the Open Core Protocol,, Foundation Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Zen Shin Capital. The program includes a keynote address by CMP President Paul Miller on the impact of virtualization in industry and a panel discussion on design virtualization, moderated by John Barber, research director of semiconductors for Gartner and panel members:

  • Mike Paczan, CTO,, IBM Systems & Technology Group
  • Thierry Fautier, Director Telco Solutions, Harmonic Inc.
  • Robert Cravotta, Technical Editor, EDN
  • Amine Chabane, CEO Marseille Networks
  • Mark McDermott, Professor of Engineering, University of Texas
  • Jeff Roane, VP Marketing VaST Systems

The program will also feature demonstrations of a virtualized video processing SoC and its companion software that were developed and verified months before implementation or silicon manufacture, shortening time to market by 6-12 months. Admission to the event, including lunch is free, but space is limited.

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