Renesas and its Technology Partners Offer Interactive Sessions, Hands-on Labs and Product Demonstrations

July 12, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 12, 2012 — Renesas Electronics America, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that registration is now open for the Renesas Electronics DevCon 2012 being held in Orange County, California, October 22-25, 2012. The theme for 2012 is “Enabling the Smart Society”, and the four-day technology event will highlight signal chain solutions designed for applications that allow people to interact with their electronics more efficiently, conveniently, safely and with greater intelligence and intuition. The DevCon offers embedded systems designers more than 100 hours of hands-on labs and lectures, as well as the opportunity to connect with Renesas Electronics technology experts and valued partners from around the world for interactive discussions and information exchanges. Reservations to attend DevCon can be made now at

About Renesas Electronics DevCon

Hosted by the world’s largest microcontroller (MCU) supplier, the Renesas DevCon offers an education and networking forum for designers working with embedded systems. The event provides direct access to the company’s recent embedded technology advancements, including MCUs, analog, power and display technologies, among others.

Led by embedded systems experts from Renesas Electronics and its Alliance Partners, the seminar sessions will span the embedded spectrum, with topics including automotive, motor control, human machine interface (HMI), computer architectures, power, M2M and the Cloud, operating systems, connectivity, security and emerging display technologies. These technical deep-dives will provide designers with practical information for implementation in their real-world engineering projects.

Renesas Alliance Partners will join the company at DevCon 2012, providing attendees with a complete eco-system of resources for their design needs. Attendees can sync up with Renesas Electronics and partners during “Meet the Experts” sessions for personalized discussions on a variety of topics. Several of the companies’ embedded solutions also will be showcased in the DevCon exhibit hall, featuring more than 75 demonstrations, and exclusive tool and development kit offers.

For the latest Renesas DevCon details and activities, visit, follow @RenesasAmerica on Twitter or join the DevCon community on Facebook.

Sponsors for DEVCON 2012 event include Electronic Products, Embedded Developer, Avnet Memec, Digi-Key, Future Electronics, Nu Horizons Electronics, and Arrow.

About Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Renesas Electronics America Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions, and a broad range of analog and power devices. In the Americas, Renesas Electronics America markets and sells industrial-type active-matrix LCD modules from NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd., a global leader in innovative display technologies. More information about the products offered by Renesas Electronics America can be found at

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