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Design News Announces Expanded Digi-Key Continuing Education Center for 2014

New for 2014: IEEE Certificates for Professional Development Hours

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon, the world's leading advanced design and manufacturing industry resource, along with Design News has partnered with IEEE to expand the Digi-Key Continuing Education Center program for 2014. The Continuing Education Center offers FREE education solutions to engineers to help them gain skills to formulate next-generation solutions.

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"We realized the need to offer our attendees in the Continuing Education Center (CEC) the opportunity to earn credits after completing a few simple steps. Attendees will need to attend two tracks during a semester and attend four of the five courses per track.  In addition, Design News is a community and we encourage our CEC attendees to fully participate in the courses by utilizing the chat function: ask questions, answer questions, etc. In addition, students can earn additional IEEE Professional Development Hours by attending more courses; there are a total of twenty-four new courses for 2014." - Steven Carlisle, Marketing Manager, Design News

Next Course: Develop Apps for Embedded Android Networking

January 13-17 | 11:00 AM Pacific | 2:00 PM Eastern

Android devices and the supporting programming have rapidly taken over the mobile computing space; mixing traditional embedded designs based on microcontrollers with commercially available resource-rich Android devices is becoming the norm. This course introduces students to some Basic4Android libraries and methods that implement Android device networking.

  • Day 1: Basic4Android Wireless Digital I/O App
  • Day 2: A Basic4Android USB-Based Digital I/O App
  • Day 3: A Basic4Android USB-Serial-Based Digital I/O App
  • Day 4: Basic4Android Sockets and Digital I/O
  • Day 5: A Basic4Android HTTP Server App

These five courses feature lecturer Fred Eady, the owner of EDTP Electronics, who has written thousands of magazine articles for major electronics magazines, including Radio Electronics, Electronics Now, Nuts and Volts, Servo, MicroComputer Journal, and Circuit Cellar. He has also taught Ethernet and Wi-Fi classes at Microchip's annual Masters Conference.

Register to attend these FREE continuing education courses today.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news; follow @UBM for news and updates from across the businesses and selected members of UBM's Twitterati.

About IEEE

IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

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