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March 31, 2011

Need to Extend Battery Life in Embedded Designs?

Speakers for this Event:

  • Jason Tollefson, Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Microcontroller Architecture     Division, Microchip Technology, Inc.  Learn More
  • Daniel Durbin, Sr. Technology Engineer, Product Technical Support, Energizer Battery     Manufacturing, Inc.  Learn More
  • Need to Extend Battery Life in Embedded Designs?

    As more electronic devices become battery powered, conserving that power has become paramount. Energizer and Microchip have teamed up to develop solutions for, and educate designers about eXtreme Low Power MCUs, Batteries, and extending battery life.

    In this presentation, you will gain understanding of Microchip’s eXtreme Low Power MCU family including features and modes that let you stretch your battery life. Energizer will discuss various battery types, their key characteristics, and target applications. Several case studies of embedded designs with battery power will be discussed. And finally, you will learn how to power your embedded design from a single battery cell.


    • Electrical systems design engineers & developers
    • Embedded systems design engineers & developers

    Jason Tollefson, Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Microcontroller Architecture Division, Microchip Technology, Inc.

    Jason Tollefson is Product Marketing Manager for Microchip Technology’s Advanced Microcontroller Architecture Division, specializing in low-power products. His responsibilities include new product definition and low-power marketing for Microchip’s PIC18 and PIC24 product lines. Jason holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology, and a M.B.A from the University of Phoenix. Jason worked in new-product development for 8 years before moving to marketing.

    Daniel Durbin, Sr. Technology Engineer, Product Technical Support, Energizer Battery Manufacturing, Inc.

    Dan Durbin is a Senior Technology Engineer in Energizer’s Product Technical Support Department, specializing in Technical Marketing and Application Support. His responsibilities include the generation and communication of technical data for a variety of battery types, including alkaline, lithium, and nickel metal hydride. He works with OEM’s globally providing design assistance in the selection and use of primary batteries in new devices.

    Dan obtained a B.S. of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Dayton in 2000. Prior to joining Energizer in 2006, Dan worked for Rohm and Haas as a Process Engineer and a Production Supervisor in chemical manufacturing facilities.


    Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

    Energizer Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: ENR], headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries and portable flashlights and lanterns. Energizer is a global leader in the dynamic business of providing power solutions with a full portfolio of products including Energizer® brand battery products Energizer® MAX® premium alkaline; Energizer® Ultimate Lithium; Energizer® Advanced Lithium; Rechargeable batteries and charging systems; and portable flashlights and lanterns.

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