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VITA Standards Organization high-profile projects - Story

March 13, 2024

The work that VITA member company technologists are putting into new standards development projects is immeasurable. It takes special attention to detail and knowledge of the technology and industry to develop the level of standards necessary for this industry. This article is going to dive into behind-the-scenes details on three key projects, highlighting just how difficult it is to develop these standards.

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VITA announces Dean Holman as VP and assistant executive director - News

March 18, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. March 17, 2021 -- VITA, the trade association for standard computing architectures serving critical embedded systems industries, announced that Dean Holman has accepted a position as VITA VP and Assistant Executive Director, effective March 1, 2021.

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Embedded Tech Trends 2017 wrap-up - Story

April 19, 2017
In January, Embedded Tech Trends 2017 was held at the wonderful Bourbon Orleans Hotel in the heart of the New Orleans French Quarter. Bordered by Bourbon Street to the west with Jackson Square and the mighty Mississippi River to the east, the attendees had easy access to the sights and sounds of the true essence of New Orleans (NOLA).

Business barometer: 2017 trend predictions - Story

November 30, 2016
Trend predictions during an election year are extremely challenging, especially in the circus election that is going on in the United States right now. By the time you read this, it will all be over, and there is a good chance that I may be headed to Australia for a few years! Here goes my attempt to share a few highlights for what developments I expect to unfold in the market next year.

Modular Open Radio Frequency Architecture boot camp - Story

May 03, 2016
Designers creating the next generation of embedded defense systems face several challenges getting their solutions off the ground. The newly launched Modular Open Radio Frequency Architecture (MORA) aims to enable the development of true open standards-based radio frequency and microwave modules and small form factor subsystem designs to reduce costs, foster commonality, and enable new communications capabilities.

Specifications on the defensive - Story

August 12, 2009
The defense market is among the brightest stars in the bleak economic downturn, and specifications are guiding the way.

What?s in your platform? - Other

March 23, 2009
Designing embedded computer systems is always difficult. Innovative technologies with increasing performance levels and smaller packaging present new obstacles every day. Fortunately, suppliers are making design easier by promoting the concept of a Platform-Oriented Architecture (POA), which provides a way to move up the supply chain and make the design and integration efforts go more smoothly. Just as politicians use their platforms to kick-start their programs, POAs provide a launching pad for embedded devices. So the question is, what should you know about platforms before starting your next project?

Is our tech-savvy President secure? - Story

February 18, 2009
For the first time in recorded history, we have a President in the Oval Office who has a working knowledge of the technology that is engrained in our lives. President Obama knows how to use a computer, send e-mail, and is addicted to his infamous Blackberry. But what is a President who somewhat depends on technology to do in this time of concern with computer security?

Interoperability: The dilemma - Story

April 02, 2007
Is the DoD doing enough to enable standards in embedded computing?

What has happened to product warranties? - Story

October 30, 2005
Most embedded electronic hardware components come with a standard product warranty. If a board fails, you contact the supplier, arrange a repair or exchange, ship it to the repair center, and await the repaired or replaced product. This is a rather rou...
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