SOURCE: Imagination Technologies

October 11, 2012 07:56 ET

Media Alert: Imagination's Tony King-Smith to Provide Insights at SAE Convergence 2012 Next Week

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) - Tony King-Smith, Vice President of Marketing, Imagination Technologies (, will be one of the keynote panelists next week at SAE Convergence 2012.

Mr. King-Smith will join senior executives from General Motors (which is hosting SAE Convergence), Ford Motor Company, Toyota and IBM to discuss 'How Do We Advance Disruptive Technologies in Vehicle Platforms?' on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:10 PM, at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. 

SAE Convergence 2012 is held every two years. The conference brings together technology leaders worldwide to address the impact of electronics on mobility and issues affecting implementing new technology in automobiles. Key areas covered include intelligent systems, electronic systems for vehicle propulsion, infotainment, disruptive technologies, megatrends and active safety.

Some of the questions that Mr. King-Smith will address will include:

  • How will smartphones and tablets affect automotive systems?
  • What makes cars truly 'connected'?
  • How will this affect end user and after-market personalization?
  • Is car radio going to become extinct or undergo a renaissance?
  • Will cars get smarter or dumber?
  • What can automotive systems designers learn from smartphones?

Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG) -- a global leader in multimedia and communication technologies -- creates and licenses market-leading multimedia IP cores for graphics, video, and display processing, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP cores and multi-standard communications, connectivity processors and cross-platform V.VoIP & VoLTE. Target markets include in-car electronics, mobile phone, handheld multimedia, home consumer entertainment, mobile and low-power computing. Licensees include many of the leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. See:

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    David Harold
    Director of Public Relations
    Email Contact
    +44 (0)1923 260511 (UK)

    Neal Leavitt
    Leavitt Communications
    Email Contact
    (760) 639-2900 (USA)