|By Marketwire .||
|March 21, 2012 08:00 AM EDT||
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/12 -- Focusing on the market and technology trends driving the mobile silicon and system markets, The Linley Group today announced it will host its second annual Linley Tech Mobile Conference, April 16-17 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Linley Gwennap, founder and principal analyst of The Linley Group, will open the conference with an overview of the mobile semiconductor market, discussing the technology trends that will determine which mobile processors will succeed in 2012 and beyond. A second keynote by Neil Trevett, president of the Khronos Group, will describe how the latest graphics standards are impacting mobile design today.
"As the tablet market matures and smartphones become commonplace, mobile silicon and system providers are employing innovative new design techniques to enable higher resolution screens, improved voice recognition, advanced performance and increased battery life," said Linley Gwennap. "We see multicore, graphics and voice quality as the three key topics that will drive silicon and system design. This conference will give participants a clear view of the market moving forward, and how they can best compete."
According to The Linley Group, more than 600 million smartphones and tablets will ship this year. The Linley Tech Mobile Conferences is a two-day, single-track event intended to provide participants with the information they need to compete in this rapidly expanding market. The conference will feature panels and sessions focused on topics such as application processors, 3D graphics, wireless subsystem design, processor IP, mobile security and mobile SoC design.
The Linley Group offers free attendance to qualified registrants who sign up by April 10. For more information on the conference program and to register, please visit http://www.linleygroup.com/mobile-conference
About The Linley Group
The Linley Group is the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless applications. The company provides strategic consulting services, in-depth analytical reports, and Linley Tech events focused on advanced technology topics. The Linley Group is also the publisher of Microprocessor Report, the leading technical publication for unbiased analysis of high-performance processor technology. For insights on recent industry news, subscribe to the company's free email newsletters: Linley Wire, Linley on Mobile and Processor Watch.