Day 1: What Industry Tech Days Has in Store for You this Monday

August 31, 2020 by Kate Smith

Welcome one and all to Day 1 of our inaugural Industry Tech Days event. Let's get started.

Today is the kickoff for Industry Tech Days, our week-long virtual trade show and conference, presented in partnership with Digi-Key Electronics. 

We're so pleased to welcome all of our community members into this digital space where you can interact with industry experts from 30+ exhibiting companies from the comfort of your home or office.

Be sure to check out our exhibitors' booths to find even more content.



Below, you'll find a few highlights for your viewing and reading enjoyment today. If you have any trouble finding your way around, please refer to our [Guide to Industry Tech Days], which is also stickied to the top of the homepage.


Keynote: "Real-Time Edge Processing: Get to Market Faster with Future-Proofed Designs" by Richard Barry from AWS and FreeRTOS

This morning at 8:00 AM Eastern, our keynote speaker will be Richard Barry, Senior Principal Engineer at Amazon Web Services and founder of FreeRTOS, which you may recognize as an incredibly helpful open-source real-time operating system resource.



In his keynote presentation, Richard will discuss the push for more intelligence in edge devices and how engineers can develop designs that will stand the test of time.

You can learn more and register for the event here.

Even if you miss the live session, it's still worth registering so you can catch up with the on-demand recording.


Monday's Live Sessions

Here are the Live Sessions you'll see happening on the hour (the times below are for the Eastern time zone):

You'll be able to view these and future Live Sessions on demand shortly after their live presentation time.

Don't forget that we will be announcing winners for our giveaway prize packages during each Live Session.


Live Chat

On select booths and pages of content, you'll see a notification on the bottom-right corner that will allow you to interact in real-time with representatives of the companies whose content you're viewing. You can use this feature to ask questions about products or designs you're working on, so don't be shy.


Event Content

All event content including webinars, on-demand video, whitepapers, app notes, and new products can all be found on the homepage, category pages, site search, as well as the "Industry Tech Days" event page


Please enjoy this first day of Industry Tech Days, everyone!