The new Tiva™ C Series TM4C129x Connected LaunchPad from Texas Instruments (TI) and scalable cloud technologies from Exosite make opening a gateway to the cloud – and designing for the Internet of Things – easier than ever before. This webinar will explore how to maximize the functionality and profitability of your application by designing with the industry’s first MCU to integrate the ARM® Cortex™-M4 core with an Ethernet MAC+PHY, along with highly customizable, Web-based, visual analytic tools from Exosite. This webinar will also demonstrate how this exciting new technology allows you to accelerate development of differentiated solutions with broad market appeal across an array of target markets.

Discussion Topics:
• Tiva™ C Series TM4C129x Connected LaunchPad benefits and design examples
• Introduction to Exosite – application and business logic
• How to turn the cloud into a rainmaker with new business models / revenue streams
• Connecting with customers
• Available development tools, technical documentation, reference designs and third-party programs

EVM Offer – Exclusively Available to Webinar Attendees
Event attendees will be eligible to purchase the new Connected LaunchPad before its public release. The first 50 attendees to purchase the EVM will also receive a FREE copy of Code Composer Studio. The Connected LaunchPad can be purchased at www.AvnetExpress.com after the live event. The discount code for Code Composer will be provided via e-mail after the EVM purchase.

Who should attend?
Designers interested in exploring how cloud technology can be leveraged to create differentiated (and profitable) product solutions – while, at the same time, reducing development time and expenses and quickly bringing your devices online without the hassle of writing complex code or calling in expert programmers.

About the Speakers:
Joe Folkens, product manager, Tiva™ C Series microcontrollers, Texas Instruments (TI)
Folkens began his career at Rockwell International as a software engineer before transitioning through key application engineering roles in major distributors and eventually moving to Motorola Semiconductor, to spend six years in market development. From Motorola, Folkens moved to Sanmina-SCI Modular Solutions as a regional manager and then to Sigma Tel, Inc.

Peter Fenn, MCU technology marketing manager, Avnet Electronics Marketing
In his capacity as MCU technology marketing manager, Peter Fenn develops training materials, reference designs and application notes in support of Avnet’s global design chain initiatives. He also provides global MCU and wireless solutions support to Avnet’s team of field application engineers (FAEs).

Mark Benson, CTO, Exosite
As CTO, Mark Benson sets the technical strategy and vision for Exosite to ensure it remains competitive in the M2M marketplace. Mark frequently speaks at and writes for industry events and maintains Exosite’s intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Exosite, Mark developed deep experience leading cross-functional teams in the development of high-tech and portable embedded product designs for medical, industrial, and military applications. Mark holds an MS in Software Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a BS in Computer Science from Bethel University.