Hands on Workshops Focus on SmartFusion2 Design Techniques and Tools

Poing, Germany, 17 April 2013 – Avnet Memec today announced a series of hands-on workshops focusing on the new Microsemi SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs. The one-day events will feature educational presentations combined with hands on design labs suitable for engineers who are both new to FPGA design and those wishing to enhance their knowledge.

Workshops are being held throughout May and June in Germany, Sweden and the UK:

7th May 2013                     Poing, Munich

14th May 2013                   Stuttgart

21st May 2013                   Malmo/Lund

23rd May 2013                   Stockholm

11th June 2013                  Stevenage

13th June 2013                  Newbury

Each event will demonstrate the techniques and tools needed to create a basic SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA design that integrates an inherently reliable flash-based FPGA fabric, a 166 megahertz (MHz) ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, DSP blocks, SERDES transceivers, DDR controllers, eSRAM, eNVM, and advanced security processing accelerators. To assist future designs all participants will receive a complimentary SmartFusion2 Starter kit at the end of the day.

For further information including event cost and registration please visit: http://www.avnet-memec.eu/events/seminars.html

About Avnet Memec

Avnet Memec, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly specialised semiconductor distributor, operating on a pan-European basis and employing a significant number of engineers to support customers’ design efforts. Avnet Memec specialises in highly innovative suppliers and technologies, which will help a variety of customers to differentiate their designs. Its area of specialisation extends from Analog and Microcontrollers to RF, Datacom and Networking. The business unit operates out of 31 offices in 19 European countries and represents major semiconductor franchises on a pan-European basis. www.avnet-memec.eu

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Avnet Memec

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E-Mail: tom.oelschlaeger@avnet-memec.eu

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Neesham Public Relations

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About Avnet MemecAvnet Memec, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly specialised semiconductor distributor, operating on a pan-European basis and employing a significant number of engineers to support customers’ design efforts. Avnet Memec specialises in highly innovative suppliers and technologies, which will help a variety of customers to differentiate their designs. Its area of specialisation extends from Analog and Microcontrollers to RF, Datacom and Networking. The business unit operates out of 31 offices in 19 European countries and represents major semiconductor franchises on a pan-European basis. www.avnet-memec.eu

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