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Future Tech Day: Knoxville

Driving Innovation in Power & Connectivity

June 5th, 2024 – Knoxville, TN

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Event Overview

Join us in exploring the latest Technologies and Innovations in Power and Connectivity.

Discover Innovation in design and manufacturing. Through this event, you will get first hand insights from semiconductor industry experts and specialists in their respective fields.

Future Electronics teams are excited to share with you, in collaboration with our supplier partners, new innovative technologies across Power / Analog, Wireless, FPGA, Sensors, Interconnect and emerging design implementations.

This Future Tech Day will give you FREE access to: 

  • All Day Supplier Expo with 30 booths of industry leaders and new technology innovators.
  • 16 classes are available through registration to hear presentations from industry experts, specialists and product marketers.
  • And more!


Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN, 37902


Course Descriptions

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Discover how our innovative solutions combine Wi-Fi, BLE, and NFC technologies to unlock new potential in IoT, industrial, and consumer applications. Learn how our products enable effortless communication, efficient data transfer, and enhanced user experiences. From smart homes to industrial automation, see how Renesas Connectivity products are revolutionizing the way we connect and interact. Get ready to unlock the potential of seamless connections and discover the limitless possibilities!

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In this session, you will learn about the latest Renesas RA8x1 MCUs featuring the Arm Cortex-M85 core and a rich set of peripherals that make these devices suitable for a broad range of use cases such as graphics, motor control, vision and voice AI. A large family of RA MCU device choices are available, and you will learn about the key benefits of these Arm Cortex-M33/M23 devices, target applications, and the comprehensive software and tools available to support development on these new devices.

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Demand for wireless connectivity continues to grow across all industries. Kyocera AVX has over two decades of connecting everything from Mobile Phones to today’s demanding IoT solutions. This course will focus on standard and custom designed antennas along with wireless testing services.

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Explore passive components with a focus capacitor use in MCU/MPU, Power/Analog, and AI/Machine Learning topics. For Microcontroller Units (MCUs) and Microprocessor Units (MPUs), we will examine their use in capacitor applications and design considerations. We will dissect Power/Analog systems, honing their skills in precise power management and analog signal processing, crucial for optimizing capacitor performance. We will explore the integration of AI/Machine Learning technologies, understanding how these tools will intersect with capacitor design, enabling innovative solutions across industries. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, design engineers will have a better understanding of the full potential of different capacitors types in their projects, pushing the boundaries of technological innovation.

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onsemi will present their Hyperlux™ LP, SG & LH Families of Image Sensors, and where their solutions fit across many market applications. A brief demonstration of their DevWare X Image Sensor Development Platform will also be given.

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STMicroelectronics will present a brief overview of their APMS (Analog, Power & Discretes, MEMS & Sensors) portfolio and then discuss in some detail, the MEMS Sensors portfolio including “consumer,” “Industrial” and “Automotive” grade categories.  This will also include on overview and update on their entire MEMS Development tools, both hardware and software, and also a demonstration of the new SensorTile.box Pro Evaluation Kit and Development Tool, working with iOS and Android devices to control and evaluate the functionality.

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onsemi will present on their Power Management Solutions which will include AC-DC Conversion, DC-DC Conversion, Voltage and Reference Supervisors and LDO’s.

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This class will go over the highlights of the exciting new releases in the STM32 family of MCUs. We will briefly go over the benefits, features, and suggested use cases of each device series. We will then move to the STM32MPU family and discuss the newly released STM32MP2. This device adds a much higher performance MPU to the already popular STM32MP1 product lineup. We will cover the new features and enhancements that make the MP2 suited for high-end graphical interfaces, AI applications, and industrial controls running Linux.

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Experience an engaging discussion of different technologies and packages available to sense/measure current.

Explore practical applications of online support tools used to calculate joules and pulse power.

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This course will cover Nexperia’s latest and greatest application support tools. Interactive app notes cover application specific topics with online simulation tools that allow customers to tinker with components and values for their needs. Interactive datasheets for our power MOS devices allow customers to enter their test conditions for datasheet specs and see the specs update in real time.

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Discussion of different technologies of resistive and non-contacting rotational and linear sensors.

Discussion of optical sensors, including Gesture, Ambient Light, Color, Proximity, Reflective, and Transmissive.

Discussion of available Thermistor technology from Vishay. This includes NTC thermistors, PTC Thermistors, and thin film RTD’s

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Get an overview of Nexperia’s latest and greatest power management ICs that include DC/DC converters, a coin cell battery booster, and energy harvesting ICs.

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Connectivity is only getting more ubiquitous, and with it comes various challenges and concerns. Infineon’s portfolio of wireless connectivity technologies, as well as related security products, helps to secure – truly secure – your connections.

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TE Connectivity Electrical Products address and help solve new challenges with Battery Storage, EV Charging, Solar Inverters and Infrastructure to meet higher capacity and improved Power density systems.

Discuss TE’s new products with 1000Vdc/1500Vdc switching capability with new Contactors and Relays to support Charging and Bidirectional loads for
Utilities, Industrial and Residential applications. Also included in BESS discussion: EMI/RFI Power Filters to support 1000V/1500V Single and 3 Phase Filters.

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Power electronics is rapidly expanding in its role in the new energy constrained world. Infineon will detail the broad portfolio of all the technologies that make energy efficiency easy!

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Advanced IoT Solutions accommodating a broad range Cellular, GNSS, RFID, Wi-Fi 6E and 5G Antennas.

TE’s portfolio consists of TE standard antennas, Laird External Antennas and Linx Technologies to address today’s rapidly expanding wireless devices from Cars, Transport vehicles, Industrial and Utility Networks to Personal/Mobile/Wearable devices.

We will discuss the industry demand for finely optimized bandwidth and
efficiency for better performance and quicker to market delivery.


Time Ballroom EF
8:45 am to 10:00 am

Check-In and Breakfast

9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Supplier Fair

10:00 am to 2:45 pm

Technology and Innovation Presentations. See agenda below

11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Lunch and Supplier Fair

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Cocktail, Networking, Closing Remarks and Raffle Prices
Conference Room / Time 300A 300B 300C 300D

10:00 am to 10:45 am

Renesas Electronics - Seamless Connections: Unlocking the Potential with Renesas Connectivity Products

onsemi - Industrial Image Sensing

Vishay - Solutions for Current Sense Resistors

Infineon Technologies - Connectivity Solutions

11:00 am to 11:45 am

Renesas Electronics - Power the Edge with RA Series Microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics - MEMS Sensor Portfolio Overview and Development Tools Update

Nexperia - Interactive Support Tools

TE Connectivity - BESS (Battery Energy Storage Systems); Hybrid Power/Signal Connectors, DC Contactors and DC Filters

11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Lunch and Supplier Fair

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

KYOCERA AVX - Antenna Solutions

onsemi - Power Conversion (Medium & High Voltage)

Vishay - Solutions, Rotational and Linear Sensors, Optical Sensors, Temperature Sensors

Infineon Technologies - Power Technologiesg

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

KYOCERA AVX - The tradeoffs of Capacitors and components for applications such as MCU/MPU, Power/Analog and AI/Machine Learning

STMicroelectronics - STM32MCU Update and STM32MP2 Product Introduction

Nexperia - Portfolio of Power Management Solutions

TE Connectivity - Antenna, Auto E-Mobility and Data Connectivity

2:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Supplier Fair

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Cocktail, Networking, Closing Remarks and Raffle Prizes

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