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The Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2014 are launched this week. See www.elektraawards.co.uk

Celebrating product innovation and business success in the industry for more than a decade, the Elektra Awards is recognised as the best promotional platform to celebrate the achievements of individuals and companies across the electronics industry.

We invite companies to enter this year’s awards and be part of the Elektra 2014 success story.

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September – November 2014

Sep
9
Tue
Motiv8 Forum – RF & Wireless / LED & Lighting Design @ The Point - Lancashire County Cricket Club - Manchester
Sep 9 all-day

Motiv8 Forum - RF WirelessThe next Motiv8 Forum is for RF & Wireless / LED & Lighting Design. It is a free one day technical forum for engineers “covering the latest technology and innovation on RF & Wireless / LED & Lighting Design”.

  • WhereThe Point – Lancashire County Cricket Club – Manchester
  • When - 9th September 2014
  • Registration – OPEN
  • Keynote Speaker – Jaguar Landrover

Morning

In the morning there are Plenary Presentations from:

  • Paul Worthington. FAE. Linear Technology Corporation
  • Thomas Boethe. Head of Electronic Engineering Industrial Solutions, Cherry Microswitch
  • Flavio Sestagalli. Technical Marketing – Europe. Coilcraft
  • Paul De Vries. Lighting FAE and Rick Fullarton N Europe DSM. ON Semiconductor

The Keynote Speaker will be Shammika Wickramasinghe, a Technical Specialist from Jaguar Landrover.

Afternoon

In the afternoon there are Technical Workshops.

Exhibitors include:

• Binder • EBV • OSRAM • Yokogawa • Scott Cables
• Rutronik • Microchip • ST Microelectronics
• Outsource Electronics,• Linear Technology • Mouser
• Coilcraft • ON Semiconductor • Mobile • Mark • LPRS • Alpha Micro • Intelligent LED
• Cherry Microswitch • Ineltek • iED

The day includes parking, wifi, lunch and refreshments.

For full information and to register, see the Motiv8 Forum website »

 

 

SILICA, TI – IoT seminar – Reading @ Texas Instruments Ltd
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Silica TI - IoTSILICA in collaboration with TI will be hosting IoT seminars from April to September 2014 in different locations in Europe.

The seminars are targeted for Customer R&D Management and engineers to:

• Learn about TI’s IoT solutions and key enabling technologies
• Meet with TI’s and SILICA’s experts in the IoT space
• Receive introductory technical training for IoT relevant embedded technologies

In addition there will be hands on labs with multiple wireless technologies including Wi-Fi and BLE, cloud computing and TI’s solutions.

Agenda

Introduction to TI’s IoT solutions including the broadest portfolio of Wireless Connectivity including Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi (SimpleLink and Wi-Link), Bluetooth dual mode, 6LoWPAN and Sub-1GHz technologies.

Sessions will take you through the below wireless technologies:

Wi-Fi for IoT (SimpleLink)

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • Wi-Fi characteristics needed for IoT
  • Hands-on with the new CC3200 Launchpad

BLE for IoT

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • BLE characteristics needed for IoT
  • Hands-on with the CC254x Sensortag

6LowPan

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • 6LowPan characteristics needed for IoT
  • Demonstration of the Thingsquare Open Source implementation

The seminars start at 8:30am and finish at 16:00, including coffee and lunch breaks.

Sep
11
Thu
Avnet Memec – IoT workshops with Echelon – London
Sep 11 all-day

Echelon’s FT6000 Avnet Memec and Echelon have released the dates for a series of free one-day events taking place across Europe in June. The workshop events will have the theme of the Internet of things.

The workshops, supported by Echelon, will take place:

June 3, Leinfelden, Germany

• June 5, Holzwickede, Germany

• June 10, Rothrist, Switzerland

• June 12, Stockholm, Sweden

• June 17, Milan , Italy

• Sept 11, London, UK

• Oct 15, Lyon, France

A series of workshops will present LonTalk, LonTalk IP, BACnet IP and Any IP devices.

Raspberry Pi with Python will be used to prototype applications incorporating Echelon’s FT6000 silicon and modules.

To book  

 

 

SILICA, TI – IoT seminar – Manchester @ Texas Instruments Ltd
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Silica TI - IoTSILICA in collaboration with TI will be hosting IoT seminars from April to September 2014 in different locations in Europe.

The seminars are targeted for Customer R&D Management and engineers to:

• Learn about TI’s IoT solutions and key enabling technologies
• Meet with TI’s and SILICA’s experts in the IoT space
• Receive introductory technical training for IoT relevant embedded technologies

In addition there will be hands on labs with multiple wireless technologies including Wi-Fi and BLE, cloud computing and TI’s solutions.

Agenda

Introduction to TI’s IoT solutions including the broadest portfolio of Wireless Connectivity including Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi (SimpleLink and Wi-Link), Bluetooth dual mode, 6LoWPAN and Sub-1GHz technologies.

Sessions will take you through the below wireless technologies:

Wi-Fi for IoT (SimpleLink)

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • Wi-Fi characteristics needed for IoT
  • Hands-on with the new CC3200 Launchpad

BLE for IoT

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • BLE characteristics needed for IoT
  • Hands-on with the CC254x Sensortag

6LowPan

  • Application Use cases
  • SW protocols and HW functions
  • 6LowPan characteristics needed for IoT
  • Demonstration of the Thingsquare Open Source implementation

The seminars start at 8:30am and finish at 16:00, including coffee and lunch breaks.

Sep
30
Tue
Rohde & Schwarz – Mobile Networks, Test and Optimisation Forum – Reading @ Wokefield Park, Reading
Sep 30 all-day

Rohde & Schwarz presents 4G test forum

Rohde & Schwarz is presenting a free one day forum addressing the issues of testing and optimising 4G mobile communications networks.

Mobile Networks – Test and Optimisation Forum takes place on Tuesday 30th September 2014  at Wokefield Park, Reading, RG7 3AH

The forum is designed to cover many critical aspects of end to end testing and optimisation.

  • Technology Overview: 4G (All)
  • Resolving Interference Issues
  • QOS Benchmarking & Coverage Optimisation
  • Solutions for Installation & Commissioning and Practical Measurements

To register »

 

Oct
30
Thu
Android – London Droidcon 2014 @ Business Design Centre
9:45 am – October 31, 2014 @ 5:45 pm
London Droidcon 2014

London Droidcon 2014

As part of their warm-up for London Droidcon 2014, the organisers have highlighted the five most-watched videos from last year.

Check them out (note, you will need to register with Skills Matter):

Droidcon London is now in its 7th year and will be running Thursday 30th – Friday 31st October 2014.

We’re going to be bringing you another great lineup of brand new speakers, as well as some old friends like Al Sutton, Cyanogen and Dr Chris Bridges.

We’ll also be featuring the latest bleeding-edge devices, like the Smart Mirror from last year! Android is becoming the definitive “OS of Things”, so this is your opportunity to see all the latest developments.

More info on the event »

 

Nov
4
Tue
NI – NIDays 2014 – Graphical System Design Conference @ The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Nov 4 all-day

NIDays2014You can now register for NIDays 2014, which is National Instrument’s Graphical System Design Conference.

It takes place Tuesday 4th November at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London.

NI writes:

Join us at NIDays, the annual graphical system design technical conference and exhibition that brings together more than 600 innovators representing a spectrum of industries, from automotive and telecommunications to robotics and energy. Learn about the latest technology to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement and control.

Register for NIDays 2014 »

 

Nov
12
Wed
ERA Conference 2014 – Electrical and electronic equipment and the environment @ HILTON LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT
9:00 am – November 13, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
ERA 2014

ERA 2014

Running 12-13 November, the ERA Conference 2014 is hosted at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport.

The organisers write:

ERA is delighted to announce the dates for its 16th annual environmental conference, “Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment 2014”. This world-renowned conference will be taking place on 12-13 November 2014 at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport.

Since its inception, the event has been unique in covering the very latest in environmental product regulation affecting electrical products from materials, through design, use and end-of-life. EEE 2014 has already secured a host of guest speakers ready to impart their expertise and ensure that delegates are up-to-date with the fast changing face of environmental legislation and compliance.

The leading event of its kind, the conference covers all the latest news regarding substance issues (the RoHS2 Directive and REACH), ecodesign, end-of-life (the new WEEE2 Directive), responsible sourcing (conflict minerals) and sustainability.

Find more info at: www.era.co.uk/events/era-conference-2014/

Nov
26
Wed
Elektra Awards 2014 @ Lancaster London Hotel, Lancaster Terrace
7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Elektra tropies

Elektra tropies

The Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2014 are launched this week.

Celebrating product innovation and business success in the industry for more than a decade, the Elektra Awards is recognised as the best promotional platform to celebrate the achievements of individuals and companies across the electronics industry.

We invite companies to enter this year’s awards and be part of the Elektra 2014 success story.

New for this year is an award category celebrating Internet-of-Things Product Innovation.

This Award will be presented to a semiconductor reference design or system level product which best demonstrates technical capabilities and usefulness of the internet-of-things.

The Elektra Awards 2014 will also look for the Electronics Technology Blog of the Year, which will be selected by visitors to the Electronics Weekly website in an online vote.

The awards will be presented at the industry’s biggest gala evening dinner on Wednesday 26 November. This year the Elektra Awards has a great new venue, the Lancaster London Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

To find out more about all the Elektra 2014 categories and how to enter, see: www.elektraawards.co.uk