December 5-7, 2017San Jose Convention CenterSan Jose, CA

ESC Silicon Valley 2017 Schedule Viewer

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.

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    • Tuesday | 8:00am
    • Tuesday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Dan Beeker (NXP Semiconductor)
      Session Type: Half-Day Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speakers:
      Rodrigo Almeida (UNIFEI), Thiago Lima (Embarcados)
      Session Type: Half-Day Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speakers:
      Noah Clemons (Intel Corp.), Lloyd Moore (CyberData Corp.)
      Session Type: Half-Day Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Tuesday | 1:00pm
    • Tuesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Brian MacLeod (CRATUS Technology Inc)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speakers:
      Ryan Cousins (krtkl inc.), Russell Bush (krtkl inc.), Jamil Weatherbee (krtkl inc.)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Brian Zahnstecher (PowerRox)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Tuesday | 3:00pm
    • Tuesday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Aditi Hilbert (Runtime)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      David Banas (eASIC Corporation)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Tuesday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      German Rivera (Google)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 8:00am
    • Wednesday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type:
      Wednesday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speakers:
      Glenn Steiner (Xilinx), Paul Zoratti (Xilinx)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      M Carlton (Senrio)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 9:00am
    • Wednesday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Dwight Bues (Engility Corp)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Jack Kang (SHIFT Communications)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Michael Anderson (The PTR Group, Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 10:00am
    • Wednesday, 10:00am - 10:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Gene Armstrong (Paper Battery Company)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 10:00am - 10:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Greg Davis (Green Hills Software)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 10:05am
    • Wednesday, 10:05am - 10:50am
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Max "The Magnificent" Maxfield (AspenCore)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 11:00am
    • Wednesday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Bhargavi Nisarga (Texas Instruments Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speakers:
      Ken Wada (Spatika Technologies Inc.), Murthy Ivaturi (Spatika Technologies Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Jack Ganssle (TGG)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Linley Gwennap (The Linley Group)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 12:00pm
    • Wednesday, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Richard Leach (Brooks Kushman, P.C.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 1:00pm
    • Wednesday, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      Location:  210GH
      Speaker:
      Kyle Wiens (iFixit)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Keynote
      Conference Tracks: Keynotes (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 2:00pm
    • Wednesday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speakers:
      Mak Agashe (Prabham, LLC), Vinay Vaidya (Prabham, LLC)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Pushkar Patwardhan (Cadence)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Dan Beeker (NXP Semiconductor)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Nicholas Lethaby (Texas Instruments)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Wednesday | 3:00pm
    • Wednesday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Scott Jones (Maxim Integrated)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Brian Carlson (NXP)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      Wednesday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Vivek Vadakkuppattu (Monotype)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Wednesday | 4:00pm
    • Wednesday, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Nicholas Lethaby (Texas Instruments)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Erik Welsh (Octavo Systems Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Wednesday, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Brian Richardson (Intel Corporation)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Thursday | 8:00am
    • Thursday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      BaekGyu Kim (Toyota InfoTechnology Center. U.S.A.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Jack Ganssle (TGG)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 8:00am - 8:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Stephane Di Vito (Maxim Integrated)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 8:00am - 11:00am
      Location:  211D
      Speaker:
      Suzanne Deffree (UBM)
      Session Type: 3-Hour Networking Session
      Conference Tracks:
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Thursday | 9:00am
    • Thursday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Colin Walls (Mentor Graphics)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Moderator:
      Mike Demler (The Linley Group)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Panel
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 9:00am - 9:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Charles Lord (Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Thursday | 10:00am
    • Thursday, 10:00am - 10:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Greg Davis (Green Hills Software)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 10:00am - 10:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Michael Anderson (The PTR Group, Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 10:00am - 10:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Salvatore Arcuri (Salvatore Arcuri)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Thursday | 11:00am
    • Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Pim Tuyls (Intrinsic ID)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Max "The Magnificent" Maxfield (AspenCore)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 1:00pm
      Location:  211D
      Speaker:
      Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group)
      Session Type: 2-hour Tutorial
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210DH
      Speakers:
      Richard Sating (Softcrafted Systems), Dave Holden (Softcrafted Systems)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 11:00am - 11:45am
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Lynn Linse (ATEK Access Technolgies)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Thursday | 12:00pm
    • Thursday, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Oluwatobi Oyinlola (rLoop)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Product Teardown
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Thursday | 1:00pm
    • Thursday, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
      Location:  210GH
      Speaker:
      Gunnar Newquist (Brain2Bot Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Keynote
      Conference Tracks: Keynotes (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Thursday | 2:00pm
    • Thursday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speaker:
      Frankie Sierra (Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      Glenn Steiner (Xilinx)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Hardware, Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Jack Ganssle (TGG)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
      Thursday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Drew Moseley (Mender.io)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
    • Thursday | 2:15pm
    • Thursday, 2:15pm - 4:00pm
      Location:  211D
      Moderator:
      Suzanne Deffree (UBM)
      Panelists:
      Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group), Mitch Maiman (Intelligent Product Solutions)
      Session Type: 1-hour, 45-minute Networking Session
      Conference Tracks:
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
    • Thursday | 3:00pm
    • Thursday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  210CG
      Speaker:
      Shawn Prestridge (IAR Systems, Inc.)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Embedded Software, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  210DH
      Speaker:
      John OBrien (OBrien Computer Systems Consultants)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: New in 2017: Advanced Technologies
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  210BF
      Speakers:
      Nikhil Kumar (Rohde & Schwarz), Mike Schnecker (Rohde & Schwarz)
      Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid)
      Thursday, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
      Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
      Speaker:
      Julie Porter (delectra)
      Session Type: 45-Minute ESC Engineering Theater
      Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software
      Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)
  • Sensor-to-Cloud Connectivity Using Sub-1 GHz & 802.15.4

    Location:  ESC Engineering Theater
    Session Type: 45-Minute Technical Session
    Conference Tracks: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), ESC Engineering Theater (Free)
    Pass Type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free) - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD

    The Sub-1 GHz band allows long-range communication with low power consumption but has lacked a standard networking solution. This has limited its growth in the IoT market because developers needed implementation expertise in low-level RF communications. IEEE has now extended support for low power wireless networking to the Sub-1 GHz band, in the 'g' amendment of the IEEE 802.15.4 specification. We will begin with a summary of IoT sensor requirements before overviewing the key attributes of the Sub-1 GHz spectrum, including longer range and penetration, data rates, and power consumption. We will consider additional network and protocol architecture choices that impact sensor power consumption. We will next describe the implementation of a protocol stack based on the 802.15.4 standard including the MAC layer, security and message integrity, and network management protocols. We will then discuss a Linux-based stack that bridges the packets to the internet. We will conclude with some benchmark data showing power consumption and battery life, including a comparison showing the trade-off between power consumption and range.

    Takeaway

    Attendees will understand:
    1. The power/range benefits of the Sub-1 GHz spectrum and its potential in IoT applications
    2. The implementation of a standards-based protocol stack that can connect their sensors to the internet
    3. Hard data on potential battery life for Sub-1 GHz nodes