Logic NVM 2007 Conference Presentations Available Online at www.logicnvmevent.com
SEATTLE, Wash., June 25, 2007 – More than 160 semiconductor industry professionals attended the “Logic NVM 2007 – Inside Tomorrow’s Consumer Electronics” event held on June 14, 2007, in Santa Clara, Calif. Organized by Impinj, Inc., the event’s founding sponsor and a leading logic nonvolatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP) supplier, Logic NVM 2007 focused on system-chip design challenges and the growing demand for embedded NVM for high-growth electronics applications such as mobile phones, MP3 players, USB controllers, and Flash drives.
Logic NVM 2007 technical presentations and panel discussion audio recordings are available online at www.logicnvmevent.com.
Conference highlights included:
Keynote address entitled “Smaller, Faster, Cheaper, Better: The Relentless Pressure on Consumer Electronics,” by Jack Harding, Chairman, President and CEO, eSilicon Corporation
Opening remarks quantifying market demand for embedded logic NVM by event co-sponsor iSuppli Corporation’s Principal Semiconductor Design Analyst, Jordan Selburn
Panel discussion on design challenges and alternatives featuring event co-sponsors Impinj, Chartered Semiconductor, eMemory, Kilopass, Sidense and Virage Logic
Technical breakout sessions focused on NVM core technology, physics, quality, reliability, target markets and applications with presentations by event co-sponsors joined by the Fabless Semiconductor Association, Chingis Technology, Elliptic Semiconductor, Intersil and SiTime
“Representatives from the majority of the world’s top-25 semiconductor companies, as well as other industry innovators, attended Logic NVM 2007,” said Larry Morrell, vice president of IP Products at Impinj. “Attendance nearly doubled this year which is further evidence that logic NVM is emerging as a ‘must-have’ technology for fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and semiconductor foundries to remain competitive within their respective markets.”
“The design methodology and target application information presented at the Logic NVM 2007 event was extremely informative,” said event attendee Al Hawtin, vice president of Marketing and Business Development at Elliptic Semiconductor. “The well-planned yet varied format provided a unique opportunity to mix with industry experts to discuss design challenges and logic NVM solutions.”
About the Logic NVM Event
The Logic NVM Event is the semiconductor IP industry’s sole conference dedicated to logic nonvolatile memory and the growing number of professionals who keep logic NVM top-of-mind when designing tomorrow’s electronics. Logic NVM 2007 was made possible through support from founding sponsor Impinj, Inc. and co-sponsors Electronic Design Magazine, iSuppli Corporation, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, eMemory Technology Inc., Kilopass Technology Inc., Sidense Corporation, and Virage Logic Corporation. For more information and access to this year’s presentations visit www.logicnvmevent.com.
About Impinj, Inc.
Impinj, Inc. is a semiconductor and RFID company whose patented Self-Adaptive Silicon® technology enables its two synergistic business lines: high-performance RFID products and semiconductor intellectual property (IP). A leading contributor to the RFID standards for high-volume supply-chain applications worldwide, Impinj leverages its technical expertise and industry partnerships to deliver the GrandPrix™ solution, comprising tags, readers, software and systems integration to offer RFID that just works™. Impinj’s innovative IP products, core to the company’s RFID tags, are licensed to leading semiconductor companies worldwide, allowing them to seamlessly integrate crucial nonvolatile memory (NVM) alongside analog and digital functionality on a single chip. Impinj's IP products include the popular AEON® family of embeddable cores, which provides rewriteable NVM technology in logic CMOS manufacturing. For more information, visit www.impinj.com.