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December 9 - Day 1: Consumer Electronics Overview & the Importance of Circuit Protection

Today's consumers are more connected than ever. Smartphones, tablets and wearable tech are all experiencing tremendous growth. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can easily damage today's high-tech semiconductors - and users are the biggest ESD threat. Proper circuit protection is needed. This session addresses consumer electronics market growth and answers these questions: What is circuit protection? Why is it important? What are the issues designers should be aware of in their design development?

Today's consumers are more connected than ever. Smartphones, tablets and wearable tech are all experiencing tremendous growth. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can easily damage today's high-tech semiconductors - and users are the biggest ESD threat. Proper circuit protection is needed. This session addresses consumer electronics market growth and answers these questions: What is circuit protection? Why is it important? What are the issues designers should be aware of in their design development?