Designing Accessories for Smartphones and Tablets Live Event: May 16, 2013 (2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PT) Freescale participates in OpenSystems Media's E-cast

OpenSystems Media (OSM), LLC today announced its upcoming E-cast on Designing Accessories for Smartphones and Tablets moderated by Curt Schwaderer, Technical Editor, OpenSystems Media. As smartphone and tablet use increases, the opportunity for a wide range of accessories and App-based accessories ("appcessories") is growing and it is more than just speaker docks.

In the webinar, attendees will learn about the latest trends and the wide range of accessory solutions for iPhone®, iPad® and ™ devices that are possible with MCUs, MPUs, sensors and products, including software and rapid prototyping systems.

Freescale will be available for a Q&A session immediately following the E-cast.

• Who: Curt Schwaderer, Technical Editor, OpenSystems Media (E-cast Moderator) and Rudan Bettelheim, Business Development of Smartphone and Tablet Accessories and Audio Solutions, Microcontrollers, Freescale

• What: Industry expert from Freescale present a live OpenSystems Media E-cast, “Designing Accessories for Smartphones and Tablets”

• When: Thursday, May16, 2013 at (2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PT)

• Where: To attend the E-cast, participants can register at

About OpenSystems Media

OpenSystems Media has been a leading publisher of electronics magazines, e-mail newsletters, websites, and product resource guides for more than 25 years. OpenSystems Media is the leader in driving leads and awareness through social media and is the largest producer of lead-generation tools such as E-casts, white papers, product directories, TechChannels, and TechCasts. OpenSystems Media offers E-casts and TechCasts for engineers and provides interactive tools where engineers can communicate directly with presenters and top industry editors. OpenSystems Media also offers and Digest on the iPhone, iPad, and Kindle for the embedded industry. Current publications include: Embedded Computing Design; ; ; & Systems;; ; Digest; and . For more information, visit