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DAC 2015

Upcoming Design Automation Conference (DAC 2015) One of the Best

DAC earns its reputation as the premier conference for the design and automation of electronic systems. While lacking the hype and flash of shows such as International CES, the Design Automation Conference (DAC) is one of the best and most important hi-tech industry events. This 52nd annual conference is being held this year June 7-11 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. DAC 2015 continues in the tradition of previous conferences by offering an outstanding technical program. Session content submissions Read more [...]
Internet Expo 2015

Interop 2015 Wrap-up

Interop Las Vegas 2015 focused on Internet-of-Things, Software-defined Networking, Enterprise IT Interop 2015 concluded last Friday at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Trying to determine the “hot topics” of the show is a futile exercise, with many sessions attracting large audiences and triggering lots of conversations around the floor. However, two topics did garner at great deal of interest and deserve highlighting: the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Software-defined Networking (SDN). At a Read more [...]
ESC Boston 2015

ESC Boston 2015 Preview

For embedded systems hardware, software and firmware professionals, ESC is a “must attend” event. UBM’s expanded Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) series kicks off in Boston next week (May 6-7) at the Boston Convention Center. To meet the expanding need for embedded systems development education, UBM has added two US conferences, Boston and Minneapolis (Nov 4-5), to complement the well-established Silicon Valley event (July 20-22). International ESC events are held in Bangalore, India (July Read more [...]
Interop 2015 Las Vegas

Interop 2015 Preview

Interop Las Vegas 2015 covers key topics for enterprise IT professionals. Interop 2015 opened today at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Day 1 kicks off the weeklong event with numerous workshops and discussion- oriented roundtable sessions with the main event and expo starting tomorrow. As one of the main enterprise IT shows in the US, Interop Las Vegas attracts over 10,000 attendees and 300+ exhibitors. As you might expect, the show covers a broad range of enterprise technologies Read more [...]

RSA Conference 2015 Highlights

RSA Security’s new president Amit Yoran says the information security industry is “stumbling around in the dark” at RSA Conference 2015. The RSA Conference is the annual confab “where the world talks security.” The 2015 event was held Apr. 20 – 24 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and as you might, posted record attendance. The seemingly never ending news about highly visible cyber attacks and data breeches (Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, Sony, The White House, The State Department Read more [...]

NAB Show 2015 Highlights

The annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show that just finished in Las Vegas (Apr 11-16) is one of our favorites. While large shows (NAB had 103,000 attendees with 1789 exhibits spread over 30 acres!) tend to be a bit daunting, the new technology put on display every year is fascinating. While most of the show activity is focused on the broadcast and motion picture industries, the Zibiters like to spend some time looking at the DSLR camera announcements where continued improvements Read more [...]
Zibiter - The Trade Show Services Marketplace

Zibiter Event Services Marketplace Launched

TechZibits has launched Zibiter Event Services Marketplace, an online marketplace and directory for trade show marketing and production services. Zibiter is a new service of, featuring over 2,400 listings of companies that provide services in 30+ categories ranging from pre-show advertising to booth staffing. With Zibiter and TechZibits, hi-tech marketers now have a single resource to help them select events, plan and execute their trade show marketing programs. Zibiter is targeted Read more [...]

Top 10 Hi-Tech U.S. Trade Shows

Pulling together a Top 10 trade show list is somewhat problematical. Most lists are based on square footage (the “largest”), show attendance (the “biggest”), number of exhibitors (the “largest display of products” or “exciting number of new product announcements”) or industry focus (the “industry’s premier event”). While these lists are great for promoting an event and can be useful for marketers planning their marketing programs, their utility stops there. The typical Top Read more [...]
SXSW 2015

South by Southwest Technology, Music and Film Expo

Hi-Tech Gadgets and Software Apps Meet Music and Film as Austin Hosts SXSW 2015 In March, creative professionals from all over the world will congregate in Austin to take part in the 29th edition of South By Southwest, one of the world's best creative events. SXSW is an annual conference, film/music festival and trade show. There are three legacy components in SXSW- Interactive, Music and Film. In 2014, SXSW attracted 44500 registrants and this year's event is expected to draw an equal number if Read more [...]
Huawei Smart watch

Mobile World Congress 2015 – It’s A Wrap

MWC 2015 is over and the show continues to earn the “biggest annual event focused on mobile technology” moniker. Previous posts have covered some of the major announcements and the keynote presentations, so in this post I’ll just summarize the major themes and show highlights. In the mobile technology space, smartphones are king. In fact, one analyst claims that the number of smartphones in use worldwide now exceeds the number of installed PCs (about 1.5B). New smartphone announcements ruled Read more [...]