College hosts computer architecture developer day on Dec. 2

Workshops feature newest technology being developed on ARM platform




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Antonio Mondragon

The second annual ARM Developer Day at RIT, featuring information about applications being built on the ARM platform, takes place from 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Dec. 2. The all-day event begins with opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. in the Center for Student Innovation.

ARM Developer Day is free and open to all RIT students and faculty. Workshops and demonstrations take place throughout the day and feature topics such as the use of ARM platforms in the computer engineering technology program, an introduction to the Native SDK for BlackBerry Tablet OS, and SAM9 and Android hands-on training.

“So far, we have eight companies sending representatives to participate at the event, including ARM, Texas Instruments, Freescale, NXP, Atmel, RIM and QNX,” says Antonio Mondragon, one of the event coordinators and assistant professor of electrical, computer and telecommunications engineering technology, the department hosting the event. ARM technologies can be found in devices as varied as mobile phones, tablet and netbook computers, cameras, automobile-navigation systems and game consoles.

The full schedule and registration information is available at http://armdeveloperday2nd.wordpress.com and online workshops, talks and lunch registration is available at http://armdeveloperday2nd.eventbrite.com.

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Antonio Mondragon