CMP Media Establishes On-line Embedded Community

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Apr 9, 2001

CMP Media has launched the most comprehensive source of embedded information on the Web. The new community is a build-out of the popular Embedded Systems Programming Web site, The new site will serve as a channel community on the EDTN (Electronics Design, Technology & News) network. With a target audience of engineers and professionals, is the authority on embedded information and will now offer a wider range of development tips and news analysis.

"The new embedded community benefits engineers by providing them with an interactive site that offers practical information related to embedded systems development as well as in-depth industry analysis, said Richard Wallace, vice president and group editorial director. "With a sharp look and easy navigation, provides engineers with a host of features to keep you up-to-the-minute on embedded news, new products, design methodologies, and technologies."

An increased editorial staff will offer timely contributions directed to embedded developers and solicit their responses, making the site more of a dialogue with the online community. The dialogue is facilitated by the introduction of a response form at the end of each column that will allow users to offer their opinion. New features include the following:

  -- Embedded Pulse - This feature provides current information in the
     embedded marketplace on what's unusual and exciting in the embedded

  -- The Net-Centric View - This feature focuses on connectivity and the
     challenges it presents, and provides thoughtful and imaginative
     analysis of the future of the embedded sector

  -- What's New - This navigational tool enables engineers to learn what's
     current on as well as what's happening in the embedded
     marketplace by offering pointers to conferences, breaking news, new
     technologies, industry issues, and new developments

  -- Beginner's Corner - This tutorial provides basic and practical
     information for engineers new to embedded systems development
     Embedded Soapbox - Engineers can interact with the editorial staff and
     the other embedded systems developers via an online letter with a
     built-in response mechanism

  -- Context-Sensitive Search Engine - eSearch will allow users to search
     throughout the EDTN network as well as the Web for embedded trends and
     product information

  About CMP Media's Electronics Group

The CMP Media Electronics Group is the source for information about and insight into the electronics industry. The group's experts provide the timely news, information and analysis for decision-makers -- from high-level corporate leaders to mission-critical electronics engineers and procurement managers -- to make better technology and business decisions. The Electronics Group's industry-leading brands include print publications EE Times and EBN; its comprehensive online community, The EDTN Network; and industry events like the Embedded Systems Conferences. For additional information, visit

About CMP Media LLC.

CMP Media LLC. ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

CONTACT: Randy Zane of FitzGerald Communications, 646-383-7423,, for CMP Media LLC..


Contact: Randy Zane of FitzGerald Communications, 646-383-7423,, for CMP Media LLC.


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