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Philips, Tektronix kick-off Philips Connectivity Plugfest

Posted: 13 Jul 2010     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Philips Connectivity Plugfest  connectivity domain  HDMI & HDMI CEC 

Royal Philips Electronics has organized the second Connectivity Plugfest which starts today July 13 at the Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore with Tektronix Inc, as its technology support partner. Philips Connectivity Plugfest is an international platform for companies to display their innovations on solutions and products on connectivity domain such as HDMI & HDMI CEC, DLNA/UPnP/Bluetooth and USB. These technologies are the latest developments which are used in consumer products like televisions, PCs, mobile phones and other consumer and industrial electronics.

Philips Connectivity Plugfest 02' will endorse the latest products of companies, both local and international. The participating companies are manufacturers in different verticals from consumer electronics, semiconductor, PC, test and measurement, peripheral and accessory. The fest also provides a distinctive opportunity to the participating companies within who work on similar products will be given an opportunity to test their interoperability in the event.

As an additional highlight, the participating companies are also provided with an opportunity to test their products with a renowned test expert present in the show. Participants can book a slot with Tektronix and test their products at the "Tek Experience Zone" which will be set up at the event.

According to Nataraj Kumar, director, Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore, 'This Plugfest provides the unique opportunity to test implementations against products from other manufacturers, emulating how their products will react in real-life, thus saving cost and time for companies. It will also give a fast feedback on any errors or ambiguities in standards and thus help in improving the quality of the standards'

"Philips Connectivity Plugfest is a good learning and problem solving experience for many companies and help them move closer towards better efficiency in their respective domains. A rare opportunity to test their products at the —Tek Experience Zone- will be provided to the participants'. said David Carew Jones, Pacific marketing director at Tektronix Inc. "Being a leader in high speed serial data test, Tektronix is very pleased to work with Philips to help share the latest global trends for the local design community and to speed the time-to-market of their products", he added.

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