2004 PCI-SIG Asia-Pacific Developers Conference in Taiwan
Two Days of Technical Training on the Latest PCI-SIG Specifications Direct from the Authors and Architects
PORTLAND, OR - February 2, 2004 - The PCI-SIG®, the Special Interest Group responsible for PCI Express™, Conventional PCI™ and PCI-X® industry-standard I/O technologies announced the 2004 PCI-SIG Asia-Pacific Developers Conference to take place in Taiwan on February 9 and 10. The two-day conference offers intensive technical sessions to engineers who are developing with PCI-SIG technologies in one of the world's premier technology locations.
PCI-SIG experts, including some of the original authors and architects of both PCI Express and PCI-X 2.0 specifications, will lead the training sessions on architectural details, protocol, signaling, electromechanicals and migration paths from previous PCI-SIG technologies. In addition to technical sessions, an exhibit area will showcase the latest developments and designs based on PCI Express and PCI-X 2.0 architectures and tools, from these leading companies:
"Asia is very important to the PCI-SIG and we are committed to enable our members in Asia to successfully develop products using PCI-SIG technologies," said Tony Pierce, chairman of the PCI-SIG. "This valuable, timely event will benefit hardware design engineers, driver developers, engineering managers and systems architects in all areas of the computing and communications field."
Benefits of PCI-SIG Membership
As an additional and extremely valuable benefit of PCI-SIG membership, members are given the right to receive patent licenses from any other member of our organization with necessary claims of patent embodied within our specifications. These licenses may be limited in scope to an implementation of a particular specification, but must be granted to all members on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms.
About the PCI-SIG
The PCI-SIG is the Special Interest Group that owns and manages PCI specifications as open industry standards. The organization defines and implements new industry standard I/O (Input/Output) specifications as the industry's local I/O needs evolve. The PCI Special Interest Group was formed in 1992, and the organization became a nonprofit corporation, officially named "PCI-SIG" in the year 2000. Currently, more than 860 industry-leading companies are active PCI-SIG members worldwide. The PCI-SIG's current directors are employed by the following PCI-SIG member companies: AMD, Broadcom, HP, IBM, Intel, LSI Logic, Microsoft, Phoenix Technologies, and Texas Instruments. For more information about the PCI-SIG, and PCI-SIG membership benefits, contact the PCI-SIG by phone, at (503) 291-2569 (within the United States), or by fax at (503) 297-1090, or visit the PCI-SIG web site at http://www.pcisig.com.
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