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    Virtual MIPI DevCon Offers Two Days of Technical Sessions and Demos

    From 5G to automotive to IoT, the session topics on the MIPI DevCon 2020 Agenda span a range of interests in mobile and beyond. An impressive lineup of speakers – industry experts, MIPI working group leaders and implementers of MIPI specifications – will deliver in-depth technical presentations and participate in panel discussions at the virtual event on 22-23 September, 07:00 to 11:00 (PDT).

    Complimentary registration grants you access to more than a dozen half-hour conference sessions, with eight, brief member company demos scheduled between sessions. To secure your spot for the entire event, register for any session on the MIPI DevCon 2020 Engagement Hub. You can then select any other sessions you wish to attend by clicking the "Sign me up" button within that session description.

    Day 1: Focus on Automotive

    The event will kick off with a keynote from Andreas Lock of Robert Bosch GmbH, who will discuss how new solutions and evolving technologies are meeting the performance demands of in-vehicle communication networks. 

    Peter Lefkin, MIPI managing director, will follow with a State of the Alliance presentation highlighting new specifications and key specifications in development. This overview of MIPI priorities and the latest working group activities will set the stage for the day’s technical sessions:

    Between sessions, you'll also have the opportunity to attend technical demos, access additional company resources and interact with representatives from:

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    To close out the first day, MIPI has invited representatives from across the automotive ecosystem to discuss how the semiconductor market is addressing automotive challenges, the importance of a standardized long-reach SerDes and how functional safety and security will be addressed within these solutions. Kevin Yee of Samsung, chair of the MIPI Marketing Steering Group, will moderate the session: "MASS: Is There a Need for a New Automotive SerDes?"

    Day 2: IoT, 5G and More

    On 23 September, the focus shifts to use cases, trends and MIPI specifications in IoT, as well as technical sessions on MIPI I3C®, software and MIPI RFFE℠:

    The closing session: "The Internet of Things – Transitioning from Hype to Reality," will again feature a panel format, moderated by Ian Smith, MIPI technical content manager and author of the upcoming MIPI IoT white paper. Ian will be joined by Yiru Zhong of GSMA Intelligence, Michele Scarlatella of STMicroelectronics and Kevin Yee of Samsung, chair of the MIPI Marketing Steering Group, to "reality check" the present state of IoT and discuss how MIPI Alliance can help foster its growth. 

    Rounding out the program on the second day will be demos from: 


    Thank You to Our Sponsors
    We appreciate the support of MIPI DevCon event sponsors Mixel, Inc., Introspect Technology and Teledyne LeCroy, along with media sponsors EDA Café, Electronics Media and Embedded Computing Design, for contributing to the success of the upcoming event.

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