The Saratoga Historical Foundation, in cooperation with the IEEE Silicon Valley History Committee, presents a discussion of the origins of the mobile computing revolution in language that anyone in attendance will understand and enjoy. The story starts at Bell Labs in New Jersey in the 1940s, transitions to the birth of Silicon Valley in 1956, and shows how Sputnik and the creation of the first Silicon Valley start-up led to an amazing series of inventions.
USB has become ubiquitous in consumer electronics, and USB Type-C provides a major upgrade. In this talk, Ken Shoemaker will elaborate about the various functions available over USB Type-C, along with some warnings about problems that can arise with different implementations.
Expert witnessing is both art and science. The speaker will provide some insights into the necessary skills of an expert witness, and he will relate some situations and problems with which he has dealt.
This talk will address 5G's requirements for support of large user demands while simultaneously supporting billions of IoT devices requiring mundane, low-rate connectivity.
New Member SIG: Kick-Off Meeting
Exploding hoverboards have been all over the news lately. This talk will discuss the manufacturing process in China, and what happened in the production of these items to make them so dangerous.
IP SIG: Six Principles for Becoming An Effective Expert Witness
Come to this event and hear three former Lockheed senior leaders to get a perspective of the "Defense Valley" of the 1950s and 1960s, and the Polaris/Poseidon program that led to today’s Tridents that make up the most secure leg of the strategic Triad.
This talk will describe how the sports wearables future will allow optimal performance with minimal pain and injury by way of a non-intrusive form factor that connects with finely-tuned data mining, data aggregation and machine learning.
This talk will present NVIDIA’s work with neural networks and more traditional computer vision systems. It will also explore Jetson, a developer board created to serve a perceived need for low-power autonomy and vision systems.
This talk will explore power delivery in consumer electronics devices as well as alongside high-speed data lines, and should be of interest to both power designers as well as consumers with a curiosity about these important topics.
This presentation will tell the story of how an unusual material system is now the backbone of the solid state lighting industry, which has changed the display industry and has now penetrated about 40% of the conventional (i.e., incandescent, fluorescent, discharge) lighting market.