Technologies powering the next generation of automation
The growing trend in technology today is the interconnection of all devices to each other. Increasingly devices serve their usual function as well as the all the functions of a personal computer or laptop. Surfing the web is no longer relegated to your PC, but is a function offered on your phone, TV and even your refrigerator. The idea of turning on your oven as you leave work so you have the perfectly cooked dinner when you arrive home is more of a reality today than it ever has been before.
In this event you will learn about:
- TI processors powering automation applications
- Building blocks available to the embedded device market to deliver smartphone-like user experiences
- Demonstration of an application using TI and QNX technologies
Punya Prakash, WW Business Manager, Energy Automation, ARM MPU Processors, Texas Instruments
Punya Prakash is a Business Manager with Texas Instruments' (TI) Sitara™ processors (MPU) business unit in Dallas, TX. She started her career as an Applications Engineer in the same department in 2010. Today, she is responsible for the growth of business opportunities for targeted end equipment in the smart grid such as connected home, building automation & data concentrators. Punya was awarded the Top Innovator in the Rising Engineer Star category by Design News and Mouser Electronics for her trendsetting contributions as an Applications Engineer. Her success stories were featured in Design News and Minority Engineer.
Chris Ault, Product Marketing Manager, QNX Software Systems
Chris is a technical product manager responsible for QNX Software Systems' product portfolio. Before joining QNX, Chris was a senior product manager focused on virtualization technologies. Prior to this assignment, he held positions of increasing responsibility with hardware and software vendors, including Ciena, Nortel, Catena Networks and Liquid Computing.