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June 10, 2015

Enabling Wi-Fi Internet of Things with 802.11ah Technology

by @ 3:39 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Signal Processing

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 
SCV Communications Society (ComSoc) 
Subject: Enabling Wi-Fi Internet of Things with 802.11ah Technology 
– longer range, lower power consumption, physical layer (PHY), medium access control layer (MAC)… 
Speaker: Eldad Perahia, Intel Corporation 
Time: 6:30-7:00 pm: Networking & Refreshments; 7:00-8:00 pm Talks; 8:00-8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30-8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment 
Cost: Free 
Location: TI auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara 
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Challenges in Planetary Rover Navigation

by @ 3:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Signal Processing

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 
SCV/OEB/SF Robotics and Automation (RAS) 
Subject: Challenges in Planetary Rover Navigation 
– computer vision approaches for rover localization, autonomous planetary exploration, NASA missions to Moon and Mars ..
Speaker: Dr. Ara Nefian, Senior Scientist, SGT at NASA Ames Research Center 
Time: 7 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Building 23, Room 118, Moffett Field, Mountain View 


June 9, 2015

In-Memory Computing Summit 2015

by @ 7:24 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

In-Memory Computing Summit 2015 – Where Big Data Meets Fast Data, June 29-30, 2015 at the W Hotel in San Francisco
The In-Memory Computing Summit 2015 is the first and only industry-wide event of its kind, tailored to in-memory computing related technologies and solutions. It is the perfect opportunity to reach technical IT decision makers as well as IT implementers and developers who make or influence purchasing decisions in the areas of in-memory computing, Big Data, Fast Data, IoT and HPC. Attendees will include CTOs, Vice Presidents, IT directors, IT managers, data scientists, senior engineers, senior developers, architects, technologists and more. It will provide a unique forum for networking, education and the exchange of ideas â?? ideas that will power the new world of Fast Data. for more information.

W Hotel San Francisco, 181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103



June 5, 2015

SoC Power Reduction and Management Techniques – Short Course

by @ 8:58 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

Thursday, July 16, 2015 
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and SCV PACE 
Subject: SoC Power Reduction and Management Techniques – Short Course 
– tutorial, power reduction, adaptive circuit techniques that reduce the voltage and frequency design guard-bands… 
Speaker: Stefan Rusu, Intel Corporation 
Time: 6-6.30 pm: snacks; 6.30-8.30 pm: talk; 8.30-8.45 pm: Q&A; 8.45-9 pm: wrap-up 
Cost: IEEE member: $40 + reg. fee; Non-IEEE member: $50 + fee; TI employee: free; Students and unemployed: $20 
Location: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
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Zero-Power Sensors for the Trillion Sensor Universe

by @ 4:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors

Wednesday June 17, 2015 
SFBA Micro-Electrical Mechanical Systems(MEMS) and Sensor Chapter 
Subject: Zero-Power Sensors for the Trillion Sensor Universe 
– disruptive, gas sensors, low power and cost, scalable, high performance and small unobtrusive packaging, printed electronics … 
Speaker: Dr. Joseph R. Stetter, KWJ Engineering Inc. and SPEC Sensors LLC. 
Time: 6 to 8 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 


June 4, 2015

A New Drop Test for BGA Assemblies: Duplicable and Effective

by @ 4:21 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: A New Drop Test for BGA Assemblies: Duplicable and Effective 
– new test vehicle (TV), energy dissipation or delta V during the drop cycle play a key role but has been neglected by current JEDEC drop test standard …
Speaker: Dongji Xie, Senior Manager, System Reliability, NVIDIA 
Time: 5:45 pm, check-in, light food, networking; 6:30 pm: presentation 
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: FREE, please check-in by 6:15 pm 
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
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June 3, 2015

Big Data Meets Team Building

by @ 12:41 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 
SCV Computer Society of Silicon Valley (CS) 
Subject: Big Data Meets Team Building 
– Big Data Analytics, Management, Human Resources … 
Speaker: Michael Rosenbaum, CEO Pegged Software 
Time: 6:30 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Cadence, Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose 
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June 1, 2015

Challenges in Large Telescope Control

by @ 7:58 am. Filed under ALL, Optics/Displays

Wednesday June 17, 2015 
SCV Control Systems Society 
Subject: Challenges in Large Telescope Control
– different telescope designs, cost/performance criteria, active mirror control, adaptive control to negate the effects of atmospheric turbulence … 
Co-sponsors: IEEE Robotics & Automation Society Speaker: Dirk De Mol â?? National Instruments 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, 7 to 8 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara 


Real-world Audio Source Separation

by @ 7:43 am. Filed under ALL, Signal Processing

Thursday, August 6, 2015 
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS) 
Subject: Real-world Audio Source Separation 
– automatic karaoke, extracting dialogue from old films, upmixing mono recordings to multi-channel recordings, Algorithmically, an ill-posed and challenging problem … 
Speaker: Dr. Gautham Mysore, Adobe Research 
Time: 6:30 pm 
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food. 
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale 
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