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Freescale Semiconductor Sponsors RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition
By Robotics Trends Staff - Filed Feb 01, 2007
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Robotics Trends announced that Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) has joined the fourth annual RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition as sponsor and advisor. At the event, Alexandra Dopplinger, Industrial Segment Marketer for Freescale’s Power Architecture™ Technology, will discuss how 32-bit processor technology has evolved to meet robotics’ system requirements. The RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition ( will be held May 15-16, 2007 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

“We are extremely pleased that Freescale Semiconductor has joined the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition as a sponsor,” said Dan Kara, conference co-chairman and President of Robotics Trends. “Freescale provides many powerful and cost effective solutions central to the design and development of robots and robotics technologies, including microcontrollers and processors, sensors, wireless technology, memory and power management solutions, all supported by comprehensive and cohesive development tools. With the sponsorship of the RoboBusiness event, Freescale has taken a leadership role in an emerging technology market poised for dramatic growth.”

“Freescale looks forward to leveraging its extensive expertise to foster growth of the fledgling commercial robotics industry,” said Alex Dopplinger from Freescale. “As a global leader in design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, communications, consumer electronics and many other industries, Freescale is ideally positioned to provide commercial off-the-shelf solutions which satisfy technical and business demands of automated products ranging from household vacuums to unmanned vehicles.”

RoboBusiness sponsors include Founding Sponsor iRobot and Premiere Sponsors the Technology Collaborative and the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, along with Gold Sponsors Coroware, Freescale Semiconductor, Holland+Knight, Evolution Robotics and Microsoft. Corporate co-sponsors include Advanced Digital Logic, ATI Industrial Automation, Autonomous Solutions, Foster-Miller, GOSTAI, Honeywell, Hokuyo Automatic, InTouch Health, Japan External Trade Association (JETRO) and City of Osaka, Kumotek, MachineBus, Magmotor, NEXSTAR, OceanServer Technology, Perrone Robotics, RoboTech Center, Segway, SCHUNK and Vecna Robotics. RoboBusiness academic, association and media co-sponsors include Premier Media Co-Sponsor Popular Science, along with Robotics Society of America, Circuit Cellar, Hobby Manufacturers Association, Entertainment Engineering, Robot Magazine, Nuts & Volts, Linux Journal, Machine Brain, RC Driver, Object Management Group, Global Emerging Technology Institute, Strategy Analytics, Vision Systems Design, and Servo Magazine.

To foster information exchange and interaction among the various constituents driving the intelligent systems and mobile robotics market, the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition will offer five comprehensive educational tracks, each of which focuses on a specific theme driving this new industry. Tracks within the 2007 RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition include:

- Business Development and Investment;

- Technology and Standards;

- Applications and Products;

- Markets and Industries; and

- SPOTLIGHT: New Markets for Industrial Robotics.

About Robotics Trends
- Robotics Trends, the world’s first integrated media firm serving the burgeoning personal, service and mobile robotics marketplace, services their clientele through three major business divisions:

Robotics Trends Publishing, which produces, an online news, information and analysis portal focused on business and technology trends for people who build, buy, invest in, and seek to understand the personal, service, mobile and military robotics market;

- Robotics Trends Events, which produces the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition ( and and the RoboNexus Conference and Exposition (; and

- Robotics Trends Analyst Services serving the strategic consulting needs of leading emerging robotics manufacturers.

For further information, please call Dan Kara at (508) 529-4197 or email dk [at] roboticstrends [dot] com.


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