MontaVista Software Commits as First Global Platinum Sponsor of 2008 Freescale Technology Forum.AUSTIN, Texas -- Freescale Semiconductor Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is an American semiconductor manufacturer. It was created by the divestiture of the Semiconductor Products Sector of Motorola in 2004. Freescale focuses their integrated circuit products on the automotive, embedded and communications markets. today announced that MontaVista Software MontaVista Software develops systems software, development tools and Embedded Linux-based software targeting embedded systems such as automotive electronics, communications equipment, and television set-top boxes and other connected devices and infrastructure. , Inc., a leader in embedded Linux The Linux operating system configured and enhanced to work in a wide variety of applications, including handheld devices, network appliances, industrial machines and consumer electronics devices. The modularity of the Linux kernel makes it well suited to embedded systems. [R] technology commercialization, is the first global platinum sponsor of the 2008 Freescale Technology Forum (FTF FTF Face To Face (in person)
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MontaVista has consistently sponsored FTF events since the program began in 2005. The global platinum sponsorship enables Freescale and MontaVista to collaborate closely on these events for embedded developers throughout 2008 to deliver consistent, high-quality training for FTF attendees worldwide.
"The Freescale Technology Forum gives MontaVista multiple opportunities to show embedded developers how to get the most out of open source when using Freescale solutions based on i.MX processors, Power Architecture[TM] technology and a broad range of other Freescale products," said Larry Macfarlane MacFarlane or Macfarlane is a surname shared by:
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"Freescale and MontaVista share the common goal of helping customers create innovative products, and FTF represents the ultimate venue toward this end," said Chekib Akrout, vice president of Freescale's Networking Systems Division. "MontaVista continues to be an important partner to Freescale, enabling our next-generation, multi-core networking products with world-class Linux technology. We look forward to an especially successful series of events this year with MontaVista on board as a worldwide platinum sponsor."
Created to inspire innovation and collaboration, FTF has become recognized as the event of the year for the embedded semiconductor industry. The program has drawn nearly 20,000 attendees at FTF events worldwide since its inception. The global locations and dates for FTF 2008 are as follows:
* FTF Americas: June 16-19 in Orlando
* FTF Japan: Sept. 10 in Tokyo
* FTF EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Refers to that region of the world. For example, one might see products packaged differently for the UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific markets. : Oct. 7-8 in Paris
* FTF China: Nov. 5-6 in Beijing
* FTF India: Nov. 13-14 in Bangalore
For more information, visit www.freescale.com/FTF.
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