Recorded Event

Date of Recording: Thursday, March 30, 2006

Duration: 60 minutes

Presenters: Thabang Mashologu, Marketing Engineer, PMC-Sierra

Cost: Free

Introduction to USB for Design Engineers

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What to Expect

From its origins in 1995, the Universal Serial Bus (USB) has gained widespread adoption for connecting peripherals to PCs. More recently, given its ease of use, expandability, high bandwidth and low cost, USB has emerged as a data transfer solution for embedded consumer electronic and mobile devices like digital cameras and PDAs. Consequently, product developers are increasingly being called upon to design and implement a wide range of USB I/O devices.

The webinar will:

  • Present a technical overview of USB
  • Explore USB I/O device implementations
  • Discuss recent developments in the standard, including USB On-The-Go and Wireless USB
  • Consider the market drivers for USB’s evolution
  • Conclude with a live Q&A session

About the Presenter


Thabang MashologuThabang Mashologu, Marketing Engineer, PMC-Sierra

Thabang Mashologu is responsible for e-marketing at PMC-Sierra. Previously, Mr. Mashologu has held high-speed hardware design positions at Nortel Networks and JDS Uniphase.

Mr. Mashologu holds undergraduate degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering (with Distinction) from Simon Fraser University (Burnaby) and Carleton University (Ottawa), respectively. Mr. Mashologu also holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa.

Who Should Attend

Design engineers, engineering management, product line managers, and marketing managers of embedded systems and equipment.

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