Actel to Explain Why Power Matters at Semico Summit

Highlighting key issues facing designers of portable consumer products, Fares Mubarak, senior vice president for Actel Corporation, will participate in a consumer panel at Semico Summit, being held March 16 – 18 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mubarak will discuss how today’s converged consumer devices are forcing designers to examine power down to the last microwatt, significantly impacting power budgets and design requirements. With 99 cent, 5 microwatt programmable logic devices now available, Mubarak details the opportunities for their use and widespread adoption in the power-conscious, portable consumer market.

Consumer Panel
Monday, March 17, 2008; 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Semico Summit; Camelback Inn
Scottsdale, Arizona

Panel Participants
Dr. Levy Gerzberg, Co-Founder, President and CEO, Zoran
John Watson, Vice President and Founder, ElementCXI
Fares Mubarak, Senior Vice President, Actel
Bart Ladd, General Manager, NEC Electronics America

About Semico Summit
The Semico Summit is an annual executive that is widely revered as the semiconductor event of the year. The Summit provides ample opportunities for interaction with top-level leaders in a casual setting, where the industry’s best and brightest gather. Hot button issues are pressed with featured presentations delivered by internationally recognized leaders and followed by lively Q&A sessions.

About Actel
Attacking power consumption from both the chip and the system levels, Actel Corporation’s innovative FPGAs and programmable system chip solutions enable power-efficient design. The company is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ACTL and is headquartered at 2061 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, Calif., 94043-4655.