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Annual Awards Program to Take Place April 1, During EE Live!
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/--UBM Tech, which connects the electronics engineering community with essential business and technical insight, today announcedthe finalists for the 2014 ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Awards. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. The awards ceremony where winners are announced will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose during EE Live! 2014, the industry's largest and most comprehensive electronics technology conference and expo in the United States.
"Our finalists this year are a very compelling group, and represent the creativity and innovation behind some of the most radical improvements taking place across all electronics categories," said Patrick Mannion, VP, Brand Director, UBM Tech, Electronics. "We wish all nominees the best of luck."
Following are the 2014 ACE Awards finalists:
Company of the Year
Cadence Design Systems
Design Team of the Year
Advanced Micro Devices AMD Mainstream APU ("Kabini") Team
Agilent Technologies RF Device PXI Test Solution Design Team
Altera Corporation; Micron Technology HMC Stratix V Interoperability Team
Stratos Product Development Stratos Product Development, as design partner to Global Good and Intellectual Ventures Labs
TE Connectivity Automotive Team
Energy Technology Award
Atmel SAM4Cx Platform (AKA, Atmel's Smart Energy Platform)
Epec Engineered Technologies ECplus™ Refrigeration Motor
Maxim Integrated MAX78700/MAX78615 Isolated Energy Measurement Chipset
Rambus Inc. A19 LED Bulb
Xilinx LocalGrid DataFabricTM Architecture, enabled by Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoCs
Zentrum Mikroelekronik Dresden AG (ZMDI) ZSSC1956 Intelligent Battery Monitoring Solution
Executive of the Year
Advanced Micro Devices Lisa Su, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Business Units
Introspect Technology Dr. Mohamed Hafed, CEO
Rambus Inc. Ronald Black, CEO
Spansion John Kispert, CEO
TE Connectivity Rob Shaddock, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Innovator of the Year
Maxim Integrated David Andeen
Novati Technologies David Anderson
Sol-Chip Ltd. Dr. Shani Keysar
Internet of Things Technology, Service, or End Application of the Year
Freescale Semiconductor Kinetis minis, the world's smallest 32 bit ARM based microcontrollers
Hillcrest Labs SH-1 sensor hub
HZO, Inc. HZO WaterBlock
Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc. Qualcomm AllPlay™ Smart Media Platform
Texas Instruments SimpleLink(TM) CC3000 BoosterPack for Wi-Fi
Xively, a subsidiary of LogMeIn Xively Cloud Services
Marketing Team of the Year
Altera Corp Stratix 10 FPGA and SoC Marketing Team
CSR CSR uEnergy
Mouser Electronics Kevin Hess & Mouser Marketing Team - Applications & Technologies sites
ProSoft Technology Inc. ProSoft Technology Commercial Marketing Team
TE Connectivity TE Connectivity Marketing Team: "Let's Create Something Brilliant Together"
Zentrum Mikroelekronik Dresden AG (ZMDI) Global ZMDI Marketing and Communications
Open Source Hardware Platform or Application of the Year
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Black
Seagate Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform
STEM Impact Award, presented by ECIA
Ultimate Products - Analog IC's
Analog Devices AD7960 18-bit PulSAR® A/D converter
Maxim Integrated MAX31850 and MAX31851: Cold-junction compensated, 1-Wire thermocouple-to-digital converters
Sendyne Sendyne SFP100 Current, Voltage and Temperature Measurement IC with Internal Coulomb Counter; Part Number SFP1001ASTZA
A panel of EE Times and EDN editors as well as independent judges chose the finalists and winners. Judging took place from January 27, 2014 – February 24, 2014.
A panel of EE Times and EDN editors also selected winners in additional categories, which included Jim Williams Contributor of the Year, sponsored by Linear Technologies, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. IEEE, through their own judging process, will announce the winners for IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society and IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award at the awards ceremony in April.
All winners will be announced at the ACE awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 1 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose during EE Live! To purchase tickets to attend the ACE Awards, go to http://ubm-ace.com/tickets.php. Tickets are $199 per person or $1,850 for a table to seat ten.
The EE Times and EDN ACE Awards are generously sponsored by Executive Platinum sponsor Avnet Electronics Marketing, the Ultimate Products sponsor Mouser Electronics, category sponsors include STEM Impact award by ECIA Foundation, Design Team of the Year by IDT, Jim Williams, Contributor of the Year by Linear Technology and Association Media Sponsor by IEEE Spectrum.
About UBM Tech UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides its users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise IT and Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, and Interop. Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com.
For more information on UBM Tech please contact: Felicia Hamerman, Vice President, Marketing, Electronics T: 516.562.5652, E: firstname.lastname@example.org