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USB-IF to Demonstrate USB Single-Cable Solution at IDF San Francisco

Companies mentioned in this article: USB Implementers Forum, Inc.

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced that it will exhibit and present the latest USB developments at Intel® Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, September 9-11. At IDF, the USB-IF will host a Technology Community, present technical sessions on the new USB Type-C connector, and host press briefings featuring new technology demonstrations.

What:       IDF San Francisco 2014
When:       September 9-11, 2014
Where:       SuperSpeed USB Community

At IDF San Francisco there will be many opportunities for interested attendees and press and analysts to learn about the new USB Type-C connector and cable and how USB technology is delivering a single-cable solution. Opportunities include:

  • SuperSpeed USB Community on the show floor will feature USB-IF member companies including Agilent Technologies, ASMedia Technology, Cypress Semiconductor, Ellisys, Genesys Logic, Gigabyte, Joinsoon Electronics, Microchip, Renesas Electronics, Synopsys and Tektronix.
  • USB-IF Member Open House will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-5:00 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 11 from 3-4:00 p.m.; USB-IF member companies can visit the demo suite to see the USB technology demonstrations. USB-IF member companies must contact to RSVP and receive additional information.
  • USB Technical Presentations will be given by USB industry experts:
    • 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9 – Enabling the Single Connector Client Platform Using USB 3.1 and the New USB Type-C Connector: presented by Rahman Ismail - USB 3.0 Senior Architect, Intel Corporation and Brad Saunders - Architect/Strategist, Intel Corporation
    • 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9 – Technical Introduction of the New USB Type-C Connector: presented by Dr. Yun Ling - Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation and Bob Dunstan - Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
    • 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 – USB Technology Update: Delivering a Single-Cable Solution: presented by USB-IF President & COO, Jeff Ravencraft, in the Networking Plaza. This presentation will cover SuperSpeed USB performance, USB Power Delivery and the USB Type-C connector.
  • Press Demo Suite: The USB-IF will host media briefings and other meetings in a demo suite at The Hotel Palomar. The demo suite will feature a SuperSpeed USB 10 Gbps demo, the new USB Type-C cable and connector, and implementations of USB Power Delivery. To schedule a meeting with the USB-IF at the show, please contact

About the USB-IF

The non-profit USB Implementers Forum, Inc. was formed to provide a support organization and forum for the advancement and adoption of USB technology as defined in the USB specifications. The USB-IF facilitates the development of high-quality compatible USB devices through its logo and compliance program, and promotes the benefits of USB and the quality of products that have passed compliance testing. Further information, including postings of the most recent product and technology announcements, is available by visiting the USB-IF website at

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