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Call for papers – DATE 2015

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

The organisers of DATE 2015, which will take place from 9th to 13th March 2015 at Alpexpo in Grenoble, France, have issued a call for papers. DATE addresses all aspects of technologies for electronic and embedded system engineering, covering the design process, test, and automation tools, and includes both hardware and embedded software design. The…

Call for papers: SAME 2013

Friday, April 12th, 2013

The organisers of SAME 2013 have issued a call for papers focused on Applications of Sensor Technology, which can cover example applications, systems, IC development, firmware or software. Abstracts must be submitted by 15th May 2013, with final deadlines for the paper and slides 20th June and 20th July respectively. Submission instructions and a template…

New French Online Publication, L’Embarqué, Launches

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

It may surprise some people – George Bush amongst them – that when it comes to the IT press, France has the most entrepreneurial journalists in Europe. The media landscape is dominated by blogs and online publications run by the journalists who edit them. So I was delighted to hear that the same is beginning…

Huson takes over French titles as Francois Krebel retires

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Francois Krebel built a reputation as being one of the "good guys" of the electronics media in Europe, and has just announced he is retiring. At Napier we had a great time working with him and wish him all the best for his well-deserved retirement. We’re also really pleased that Huson Media has picked up…

SAME announces results

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The organisers of SAME have published detailed results of the 2012 event. This focussed event attracted a respectable 605 visitors and 12 journalists.

DATE attracts over 1000 submissions

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

DATE 2013 has achieved a real milestone by attracting over 1000 submissions for the conference. This is a stunning result, and shows how challenging it can be to secure a speaking slot at an event. Although it will be held in Grenoble, France in 2013, DATE continues to have international appeal, with the Americas and…

Competitions with prizes made easier in France

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

After the European Court ruled on 14 January 2010 that "a local law cannot prohibit, whatever are the circumstances, commercial practices consisting in making the entrance to a prize draw conditional on the prior purchase of a good or service, even if it is to ensure a higher level of protection of the consumer", France…

DATE maintains strong attendance

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

In 2011 DATE saw a 40% increase in attendance, an impressive result that has been maintained in 2012. DATE 2012 switched to Dresden, but this change of venue didn’t discourage visitors to the conference or exhibition. the conference continues to attract a wide range of nationalities, with more than 50% of the papers coming from…

Call for papers – SAME 2012

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The organisers of SAME 2012 have issued a call for papers. The main areas of interest for the conference are: MIPI & Application Processor Interfaces Analog & RF Multiprocessing HW/SW Advanced Node Technologies and Methodologies Packaging Trends: TSV and Wide I/O Wireless data demand All submissions are to be in English, and should be sent…

Call for papers – Batteries 2012

Friday, November 25th, 2011

The organisers of Batteries 2012 have issued a call for papers, which is moving to Nice Acropolis after its success in 2011. Batteries 2012 will be held on 24th to 26th October to October, and the organisers expect more than 500 attendees, 40 booths and 70 speakers at the conference centre on the beautiful French…

SAME Forum announces strong results

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The organisers of SAME were delighted with the results of this year’s event, which attracted 31 exhibitors and 723 visitors. Whilst the show is primarily a national event, with more than 90% of visitors from France, about one third of the exhibitors were from overseas. SAME 2011 attracted journalists for 13 publications, six of which…

Is online the future for publications?

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Storage Newsletter is a great publication. I particularly liked the honesty they showed when shutting the print edition, saying: Customers don’t want to pay for information they believe is free on the net. The IT press worldwide has suffered a particularly severe crisis, which hasn’t missed us. Paper news is disappearing, sheaf by sheaf. Almost…

DATE picks Dresden for 2012

Friday, May 27th, 2011

The organisers of DATE have decided to come back to Dresden for DATE 2012, which will will feature two “special days” that focus on More than Moore and E-Mobility. The organisers have also issued a final call for papers covering design and test of electronic and embedded systems as well as its broad range of…

ElectroniqueS launches online video advertising format

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

ElectroniqueS has launched an online video advertising format that is placed just below the MPU on the right hand side of the website. Just like the other advertising formats on the site, the “videoscope” advert is paid for on a weekly or monthly basis and will be rotated with up to four other videos (one…

Elektor celebrates 50th anniversary

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Congratulations to Elektor, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The magazine started in April 1961, and was initially called ‘Elektronica wereld’ (Electronics World). In 1965 the name changed from ‘Elektronica wereld’ into Elektuur. Over the years the magazine has expanded internationally, launching German (1970), English (1975), and French (1978) editions (named Elektor). In October…

DATE increases exhibition attendance by 40%

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Whether it was the choice of Grenoble as the location, the improved economic climate or some other factor, it’s clear that the DATE 2011 was a real success. Exhibition attendees were up by an impressive 40%, with a total of 890 people visiting the exhibition. The increase in conference attendees was more modest, although the…

Call for papers – SAME 2011

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

The organisers of the SAME 2011 Forum have issued a call for papers. Topics of particular interest this year include: System and Design, Integration, Security, Tools and Methodologies, Process and Manufacturing, Prototyping, Verification, Validation and Test. Proposals for technical papers and tutorials should be submitted in English and sent to: Abstracts need to be…

Call for papers extended

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Good news for those of you that work in the field of batteries, but are struggling to keep up with your workload. The organisers have extended the deadline of their call for papers until 15th February.

Call for papers – BATTERIES 2011

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

A call for papers has been issued for BATTERIES 2011, which will take place in Cannes on the French Riviera (who could ask for a better reason to attend than this location!) from 28th to 30th September. The 100 to 300 word abstract needs to be submitted as an emailed PDF to and…

IP-SOC 2010 announces conference programme

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

The programme for IP-SOC, to be held in Grenoble, France from 30th November to 1st December is now available online.

LEM wins award from Mesures

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Congratulations to LEM, who have won an award for their RT series of current transducers in the electrical measurement category of Mesures’ 15th Palmarès Technologique.

New French title launched

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Thomas Industrial Media and European Business Press have got together to launch a new French title, Electronique C&I (Electronique Composant & Instrumentation). This is the second title in the electronics sector that has been launched since the closure of EPN France and the merging of Electronique and Electronique International (following the launch of ElectronicSpecifier France)….

Call for papers – IP-SOC 2010

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Now in its 19th year, IP-SOC has issued a call for papers. The event will be held in the beautiful French Alps on 30th November and 1st December 2010, and if you want to be in Grenoble you’ll have to get your submission in by 15th September 2010. The conference is organized within 4 tracks…

Call for papers – SAME and SAFA

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The organisers of the SAME 2010 Forum and the SAFA 2010 Workshop have issued a call for papers. SAME invites technical papers covering System and Design; Integration; Security; Tools and Methodologies; Process and Manufacturing; Prototyping;  Verification; Validation; or Test, whereas the SAFA 2010 Workshop focuses on techniques around formal analysis. Abstracts must be submitted by…

British government not amused by parodies

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

The Marketing Law website does a great job of highlighting the issues of running international marketing campaigns based on parody. Although parody is protected in countries such as France, Germany, Australia and the USA, the UK Government has chosen not to exempt it from copyright law in the UK. The site warns that “marketeers need…