MARO, UDINE (ITALY) and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – NOVEMBER 17, 2004 Eurotech S.p.A. and Parvus Corporation now sponsor the PC/104 Design Contest hosted by the PC/104 Embedded Consortium. Customers of both companies are encouraged to submit their entries for the contest to the Consortium by December 10, 2004.
Now in its third year, the PC/104 Embedded Design Contest recognizes companies for their innovative use of PC/104, PC/104-Plus, PCI-104 and EBX computer technologies. Winners in three categories will be flown to the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Francisco in March 2005 to attend an awards ceremony in their honor. Winning projects will be showcased at the Conference and presented to members of the press. Entries will be judged in three categories:
1. Commercial for Industrial/Medical/Transportation/Other
2. Commercial for Military/Aerospace/COTS
3. Research Project
Two short essays must be submitted for each entry describing what the product does, how it is innovative, how unique design challenges were solved, and which PC/104 specifications were most critical in solving the problem. Entry requirements must be received by December 10, 2004 at 5:00pm Pacific Time to be eligible.
Interested Parvus and Eurotech customers should visit www.pc104.org/contest/contest.html to learn more and ensure that their project team and/or company has a chance to be recognized for their achievements using PC/104 embedded technology.
Formed in 1992, EuroTech SpA manufactures a complete range of embedded computer boards and integrated systems based on the PC/104, PC/104-Plus and CompactPCI standards. All EuroTech products are highly integrated and suitable for transportation, industrial and telecommunication applications. For more information, visit www.eurotech.it or call +39.0433.485411.
Parvus Corporation is a leading North American manufacturer and systems integrator of modular computer boards, enclosures, displays and embedded systems based on the PC/104 computer standard. Parvus offers rugged, Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) computing solutions ideal for avionics, military, medical, industrial, and transportation OEMs. For more information, visit www.parvus.com or call +1.801.483.1533.