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Wirelessly Going Where No Man Has Gone Before

Africa, Atmel and the MEMS in Between

This week’s Fish Fry is all about wireless technology and how it is shaping the world today. First up, I interview Martin Squibbs from Atmel about a big announcement in the world of RF transceivers. Martin talks to me about a technology that may change the roadmap for battery-operated wireless applications in the industrial and consumer market places. Next up, I check out how wireless technology is shaping medical care in Africa, and finally I’ve got a short Interview with Karen Lightman about the MEMS Industry Group and how they are looking to carve out new avenues for future MEMS applications.

Also this week, I have a MACHXO Pico Development Kit courtesy of Lattice Semiconductor to give away, but you’ll have to listen to find out how to win.

Fish Fry Links – April 20, 2012

Atmel 2.4GHz Low-Power RF Transceiver Redefines Lowest Power Consumption for Industrial Applications

More Information about Atmel

M2M technology is preventing HIV infection in thousands of African children

More Information about Telit Wireless Solutions

More Information about The MEMS Industry Group

More Information about the MachXO2 Pico Development Kit

Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

John Bruggeman, Former CMO – Cadence Design Systems

Darrin Billerbeck, CEO – Lattice Semiconductor

Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO – Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO – Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO – SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO – QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO – Magma 

Paul Kocher, President – Cryptography Research Inc.

Anupam Bakshi, CEO – Agnisys

Dave Kleidermacher, CTO – Green Hills Software

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