MontaVista Webinar Focuses on Intel Atom Embedded Linux Power Management

MontaVista® Software, Inc., the leader in embedded Linux® commercialization, presents a web seminar in cooperation with Intel® on power management considerations and programming techniques for embedded Linux applications for the Intel® Atom[TM] processor.

Attendees will learn how to enhance the power efficiency of their products by taking advantage of power management capabilities in MontaVista Linux and in the Intel Atom processor. They will be able to review best practices for using CPUfreq, the ondemand governor, and wakeup mitigation with PowerTOP. Topics also include an understanding of power balancing, Intel SpeedStep® Technology, c-states, and p-states, along with ways to make Linux device drivers aware of power management.

Expert speakers include Brad Dixon, global field application engineering team leader for MontaVista Software, and Kaitlin Murphy, platform application engineer at Intel. Mr. Dixon and Ms. Murphy will share tips and best practices gained from practical applications of the technologies in customer products and devices.

The July 30 web seminar is scheduled for 60 minutes, including time for questions from the audience. Admission is complimentary and all information will be presented via the Internet, with both computer-streamed audio and telephone access available. Details are available online.

About MontaVista Software
MontaVista Software, Inc. is the leader in embedded Linux commercialization. MontaVista helps embedded developers get the most out of open source by adding commercial quality, integration, hardware enablement, expert support, and the resources of the MontaVista development community. Because MontaVista customers enjoy faster time to market, more competitive device functionality, and lower total cost, more devices have been deployed with MontaVista than with any other Linux. For information on the Vision 2008 Embedded Linux Developers Conference Oct. 1-3, visit

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