LONDON Texas Instruments (TI) is enhancing its levels of support to Russian-speaking markets, including a local representative office in Moscow, a dedicated website and live technical information and support on a local phone number from its European Product Information Center (EPIC) – all in Russian language.
According to WSTS current growth levels in the electronics industry reaching 20 percent in Russian-speaking markets , countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. TI has been supporting these markets for over nine years, but is now taking its commitment to the next level with local-language resources and support specifically targeted at design engineers in the region.
A Russian-language website (www.ti.com/ru) has been set up to provide Russian-speaking engineering community information on TI’s digital signal processor, analog, logic, linear and microcontroller products and solutions as well as details of Russian-language training sessions.
The website also provides information on TI distributors throughout the region from whom customers may obtaintechnical support services, as well as from TI’s representative office in Moscow.
For the past ten years, through its University Program, TI has been supporting universities in Russia with access to technologies such as digital Signal processing and microcontrollers. Today there are 46 'DSP Labs' in Russia,four in Belarus and ten in Ukraine. Last year, in Moscow and Novosibirsk, TI ran hands-on workshops for academic DSP users helping to support and accelerate the adoption of TI technology by the industry.
In 2007, TI will hold its developer conference in Moscow for the second time, dedicated to providing design engineers and managers in the region with targeted, technical training and information in a variety of application areas, and enabling them to find optimal solutions for their application designs.
TI distributors in Russia are EBV Elektronik, ITC Electronics Compel, Silica, Scantirus and Spoerle.