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April 17, 2017

Extremely Power-Efficient Technologies for Wearables and IoT Devices

by @ 6:25 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power
 

Thursday, April 27, 2017 
SCV Consumer Electronics (CE) and SFBAC Power Electronics (PELS) Societies
Subject: Extremely Power-Efficient Technologies for Wearables and IoT Devices 
– decrease the power consumption and increase the battery life of wearable devices, devices that designers need to consider when creating a low-power wearable system …
Speaker: Gene Rutkevich, Director Business Development, GLF Integrated Power, Inc.
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE members: $5; Non-members: $10; IEEE CES and IEEE Student members: Free. Fees paid at door
Location: NVIDIA, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-april-meeting-low-power-technologies-for-wearables-and-iot-devices-tickets-33753627007 

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April 3, 2017

 Safety Aspects of “Off-Road” EV Charging Through Central Asia and E. Europe 

by @ 10:08 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Product Safety
 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: Safety Aspects of “Off-Road” EV Charging Through Central Asia and E. Europe 

 – Don describes his trip from Asia and Europe in a electric vehicle. Charging was often difficult to find and was often improvised. Enjoy Don’s photos and stories of challenges and how he overcame obstacles…
Speaker: Don Christian, Designer, EVs and Autonomous Vehicles 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:oo to 9:oo pm: Tour of Quanta Labs (optional if interest)
Cost: Free 
Location: Quanta Laboratories, 3199 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safety-aspects-of-off-road-ev-charging-through-central-asia-and-e-europe-tickets-33383928228 

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March 31, 2017

SEMICON West

by @ 4:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Applications, Robotics and Automation, Semiconductors
 

SemiconWest2017

SEMICON West comes to San Francisco on July 11-13, offering all-new programming focused on the applications and technologies that are driving the microelectronics industry forward. Smart Automotive, Smart Manufacturing, MedTech, IoT and more. It’s here that the industry gets a glimpse at what’s next.

NEW IEEE programs organized by SEMI, IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section, and the IEEE Computer Society, include theWorld of IoT: Understanding Risks and Opportunities in Transformative Technologies (Session1: IoT Devices & Data and Session 2: Applications for Business Solutions). These sessions, free for IEEE members, will be held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis on Tuesday, July 11.

IoT devices collect data from or send data to the physical world. Microcontrollers, MEMS and sensors, and actuators form the building blocks of IoT device architecture. To learn more about each session, visit:

Session I: IoT Devices & Data from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 
Session II: Applications for Business Solutions from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Register by May 12 for SEMICON West and receive a complimentary Expo Only pass with access to the IEEE World of IoT sessions listed above.

http://bit.ly/IEEEATWEST

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March 18, 2017

The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health

by @ 1:49 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health
– collects heart muscle performance data, conducts deep analysis for measuring the elasticity, strength and workload, identify possible heart problems earlier …
Speaker: Callie Yan Xue, CEO and Co-founder, Welbean
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door)
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health-tickets-32579438979

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March 14, 2017

The ‘How & Why’ a Deceptively Simple Acoustic Resonator Became the Basis of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

by @ 7:56 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors
 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter 
Subject: The ‘How & Why’ a Deceptively Simple Acoustic Resonator Became the Basis of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry
– proliferation of usable bands has driven up the filter count, building high quality ultra-miniature filters … 
Speaker:  Richard Ruby, Director of Technology, Broadcom
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Excom Meeting 
Cost: Free; $5 donation for pizza 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: https://goo.gl/aWGkU6 

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March 13, 2017

Beyond Virtual Reality, and into the Mixed Reality Future 

by @ 10:44 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday,April 11th, 2017 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Beyond Virtual Reality, and into the Mixed Reality Future 
– explore the world of Mixed Reality (MR), and how MR could succeed where VR failed, future of content capture and creation will be 2D, 3D and 4D… 
Speaker:  Tim Macmillan, multi-award winning director, film-maker and photographer, Area4 Professional
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/beyond-virtual-reality-and-into-the-mixed-reality-future/ 

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March 8, 2017

Foundations of Energy Harvesting and Remotely Powered Communication Systems 

by @ 12:06 am. Filed under ALL, Circuits, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Green energy, Information Theory
 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 
SCV Information Theory Society (ITS), Communications Society (ComSoc), Consumer Electronics(CE), and Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) 
Subject: Foundations of Energy Harvesting and Remotely Powered Communication Systems 
– Reviews requirements for implementing small low-cost energy-harvesting radios, including information and communication theoretic foundations … 
Speaker: Prof. Ayfer Ozgur Aydin, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, and Member, ISL 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; ; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: Free 
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering, Room 202, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foundations-of-energy-harvesting-and-remotely-powered-communication-systems-tickets-32547386108  

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February 12, 2017

Set-Top Box – Architectural Trend Towards Smaller, Faster, Cheaper

by @ 11:49 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CE Society) 
Subject: Set-Top Box – Architectural Trend Towards Smaller, Faster, Cheaper
– A conversation about the market dynamics and system architectural trends towards a smaller, faster, and cheaper STB solution.  A comparison of different STB types and key features that drives STB design trends … Speaker: Hoan Tran – Micron Global Sr. Segment Manager, Connected Home 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, a pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door) 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/set-top-box-architectural-trend-towards-smaller-faster-fheaper/ 
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-feb-meeting-tickets-24275589943

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December 21, 2016

The Technical Impossibilities of Autonomous Driving

by @ 2:14 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design, Robotics and Automation
 

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: The Technical Impossibilities of Autonomous Driving 
– engineering overview of autonomous driving, and will describe its greatest technical challenges, companies in this field, skill areas that these companies are searching for … 
Speaker: Dr. Mark J. Nitzberg of Caruma Technologies, Inc.
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/the-technical-impossibilities-of-autonomous-driving/ 

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December 20, 2016

2017 CES Download

by @ 4:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, January 24th 2016
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES)
Subject:
– Missed CES 2017 in Vegas this year? Join us for a recap presentation by CE senior members who attended the Show! … …
Speakers: Joseph Wei, Managing Director Lab360; Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates; Bill Orner, Sr. Director, GoPro
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door)
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-ces-2017-download/

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October 31, 2016

Self-Driving Cars: Overview of NHTSA’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

by @ 3:47 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Product Safety, Robotics and Automation
 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES)
Subject: Self-Driving Cars: Overview of NHTSA’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy
– overview of the Automated Vehicle Guidelines recently released by NHTSA, automation and how the guidelines would apply to them will be given and discussed … Speaker: Jon Derickson PE, CSP, Professional Safety Engineer, Google, Self-Driving-Car Program Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and pizza; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Google, 250 Mayfield Avenue, Mountain View 
Event Details: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/ieee-product-safety-engineering-society-santa-clara-valley-chapter-9388119013 

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Bluetooth 5 and Beyond: How the World?s Most Successful Communication Technology is Getting Even Better 

by @ 2:55 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) 
Subject: Bluetooth 5 and Beyond: How the World?s Most Successful Communication Technology is Getting Even Better 
– technical strengths that have made Bluetooth Low Energy so successful, expect to see with the emerging Bluetooth mesh, security and privacy features … 
Speaker: Michael McDonald, Vice President, Toshiba Semiconductor and Storage 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Non-IEEE members: $10; IEEE members: $5; IEEE CES and IEEE Student members: Free 
Location: InnoSpring, 2901 Tasman Drive, Suite 107, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-dec-meeting-tickets-29031857066 

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October 28, 2016

Game Design: The Dark Art of Human Motivation

by @ 3:59 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Game Design: The Dark Art of Human Motivation 
– how computer game design holds a large number of lessons and keys for designers and engineers… 
Speaker: Michael “MJ” John, UC Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Campus 
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/game-design-the-dark-art-of-human-motivation/ 

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October 11, 2016

How Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating the Race to Self-Driving Cars 

by @ 4:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics, Product Safety, Robotics and Automation, Vehicular Technology
 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: How Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating the Race to Self-Driving Cars 
– With deep learning, the vehicle can be trained to have super-human levels of perception in order to navigate more safely, deep learning supercomputer will enable the dream of an autonomous vehicle … 
Speaker: Danny Shapiro, NVIDIA 
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/how-artificial-intelligence-is-accelerating-the-race-to-self-driving-cars/ 

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ISPCE 2017 – IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering CALL FOR PAPERS

by @ 3:07 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design, Product Safety
 
CALL FOR PAPERS

ISPCE 2017

IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering, Holiday Inn San Jose on May 8-10, 2017, with papers due no later than December 1, 2016

The IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society seeks original and unpublished formal papers, presentations (without formal papers), workshops, and tutorials on all aspects of product safety and compliance engineering including, but not limited to:

* Global Market Access & Regulations * Hazard Based Safety Engineering & Safety Science * Compliance * Forensics, Failure & Risk Analysis, Assessment & Management * Management * Legal, Regulations, Directives & Consumer Protection * EMC & Wireless Compliance * Emerging Technologies & Innovations * Environmental & Energy Regulations * Batteries & Energy Storage Systems * Medical Devices * Compliance 101 

2017.psessymposium.org/
ispce2017

 

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