2012 UBM ACE Award Finalists

STARTUP OF THE YEAR

ArrayPower

Calxeda

LineStream Technologies

mCube

SuVolta, Inc.

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

NXP Semiconductors

Qualcomm, Inc.

Xilinx, Inc.

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Yasushi Akao
Representative Director, President
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Rich Beyer
CEO
Freescale Semiconductor

Robert Black
Executive Operating Officer
JUKI

Warren East
CEO
ARM

Lip-Bu Tan
President & CEO
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

DESIGN TEAM OF THE YEAR

Intel and Micron IMFT Joint Development Project

Kontron

Philips Lumileds

SuVolta, Inc.

Tilera Corporation

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

CSR
SiRFstarV and the SiRFusion platform

K. Charles Janac
President & CEO
Arteris

Philips Lumileds
LUXEON A

Michael McCorquodale
General Manager
Integrated Device Technology

Zvi Or-Bach
President & CEO
MonolithIC 3D Inc.

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Cogenra Solar
Gilad Almogy, CEO

Echelon Corporation
The NES System

Freescale Semiconductor
QorIQ P1022 High Performance Embedded Processor

Maxim Integrated Products
MAX17710

SolarBridge Technologies
AC Module System

ULTIMATE PRODUCTS

Below are the finalists for the Ultimate Product categories. Online voting has closed for these categories. Thank you for your participation. Winners will be announced at the 2012 UBM ACE Awards on March 27th.

SoCs

Cadence Design Systems
Wide I/O memory controller core

Calxeda
EnergyCore ECX-1000

Saankhya Labs Pvt Ltd
SL1001

STMicroelectronics
Orly

Xilinx
Zynq-7000 EPP

Analog ICs

Integrated Device Technology
3LG family of CrystalFree CMOS oscillators

Microchip Technology Inc.
MTD6505 Sinusoidal, Sensorless, 3-phase BLDC Fan Motor Driver

NXP Semiconductors
DAC1628D1G25

SiTime Corporation
SiT912x Differential Oscillators

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.
GaN high-power RF switch, TGS2351-SM

Digital ICs (MCUs, FPGAs, microprocessors)

ARM
Cortex-A7 MPCore

Freescale Semiconductor
Kinetis K50

NXP Semiconductors
Cortex-M0 LPC11U00 family

STMicroelectronics
STM32-F4

Xilinx
Virtex-7 2000T

Power

Analog Devices
ADP1047 digital power factor correction (PFC) controller

Linear Technology
LTC6803

STMicroelectronics
SPV1040 Solar Power Charger

SynQor
Military Grade UPS

Texas Instruments
BQ25504 boost charger for nano power energy harvesting applications

Human-Machine Interface Technology

Austriamicrosystems
AS3911

Cypress Semiconductor
Gen4 TrueTouch Controller

Freescale Semiconductor
Xtrinsic Capacitive and Resistive touch sensing platform

Integrated Device Technology
LDS700x

Movea
MoveTV

Software

Cadence Design Systems
Virtual System Platform

Synopsys
Virtualizer

Microchip Technology Inc.
MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

NXP Semiconductors N.V.
JenNet IP

Zuken
CR-8000 Design Force

Passive Components, Sensors, Indicators, and Interconnects

Analog Devices Inc.
ADL5811/ADL5812 wideband passive mixers

Aptina Imaging Corporation
AR1010 High Speed Image Sensor

NXP Semiconductors N.V.
No-Offset I2C-Bus Buffers

Plessey Semiconductors
EPIC

Texas Instruments
TMP006

Development Kits, Reference Designs, & SBCs

Freescale Semiconductor
Home Health Hub Reference Platform

Kontron
M2M Smart Services Developer Kit

Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
TMDXEVM8148

Nordic Semiconductor
nRFready 2.4GHz RF Smart Remote reference design

Xilinx
Spartan-6 Consumer Video Kit 2.0

Test and Measurement Systems and Boards

Azimuth Systems
Field-to-Lab (FTL) solution

LeCroy Corporation
HRO 12-bit Oscilloscopes

National Instruments
NI PXIe-5665 14 GHz VSA

Oscium
iMSO-104

Tektronix
MDO4000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope

BEST STUDENT DESIGN/DESIGN CHALLENGE WITH PUBLIC SCHOOLS

STUDENT OF THE YEAR

Winner to be announced

MENTOR OF THE YEAR

Winner to be announced

CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

Winner to be announced

MOST ENGAGED COMMUNITY MEMBER

Winner to be announced

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner to be announced

IEEE AWARD CATEGORIES

IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society
To Be Announced

IEEE Spectrum Emerging Technology Award
To Be Announced

Winners will be announced at the Awards Event taking place on Tuesday, March 27th at the Fairmont San Jose during DESIGN West. Awards Event Tickets available now! Click Here

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