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Savant Announces Innovative Forum on Chip Design: The 5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, Exhibit, and Workshops

November 7 and 8, 2007, Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, California

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Savant Company Inc. today announced its upcoming annual innovative forum on chip design. The 5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, Exhibit, and Workshops will be held on Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8, at the Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, California. Detailed Conference-related information is available at:

Inside GNSS, Jazz Semiconductor, Tensilica, Inc. and MIPS Technologies are the Platinum sponsors of the Conference, and Novelics is the Gold sponsor. This year over 100 leading technology companies, universities, and organizations are participating in this unique event, addressing some of the most critical chip design and development issues.

“The 5th International SoC Conference promises to surpass its already impressive venue by including even more facets of IC Design such as a series of excellent embedded memory IP presentations,” said Arup Gupta, Director of Wireless Platform Technologies, Ultra Mobility Group, Intel Corporation. “I am very pleased to continue my support of such an innovative, informative, and interactive conference. I recommend this outstanding event to anyone who is involved in designing complex SoCs.”

“The value-added component in GPS-capable products is increasingly focused on OEM form factors (including ASICs, FPGAs, and SoCs) used by design engineers and system developers,” said Glen Gibbons, Inside GNSS, Editor and Managing Partner. “The Savant SoC Conference exposes attendees to the current design issues and provides leading-edge solutions for the engineering community facing these challenges.”

“The 5th International SoC Conference is a premier event for anyone who is involved in integration of complex CPUs, DSPs, memory IPs, and high-performance mixed-signal IOs on a single device,” said Farhad Mafie, President and CEO of Savant Company Inc. “We address the most innovative and advanced SoC, ASIC, FPGA, ASSP, Structured ASIC and Foundry design methodologies, technologies, and approaches in a two-day event with outstanding participation from industry as well as academia.”

Savant relies on the combined expertise and professional leadership of the SoC Conference Technical Advisory Committee and its Conference Organizing Committee to ensure the highest-quality, leading-edge conferences for engineering and business professionals worldwide.

About Savant Company Inc.

Savant Company Inc. provides sales, marketing, and business development consulting services for semiconductor IP and IC companies on a worldwide basis. Savant also provides leading-edge conferences, seminars, marketing and technology intelligence reports, and executive briefings for high-tech communities globally. Savant relies on the combined technical expertise and professional leadership of Savant Affiliates and Savant’s highly respected Advisory Board. Together, they ensure the quality of Savant’s training programs, conferences, seminars, etc., to business professionals worldwide. Savant Company Inc. is independently owned and independently operated and is incorporated in the State of California. For additional information on the company or its products and services, please visit or

For marketing inquiries, please e-mail or call 949-981-1837.

Editor’s Note: For reader inquiries please publish All information in this press release is current as of the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

Savant Company Inc.
Joe Tinervia
Marcom Director
Phone: 949-981-1837
Fax: 949-476-3245



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