VITA Participation in SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems Conference

Presentations to cover a variety of topics on Embedded Systems and COTS Standards

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, September 26, 2012 — VITA, the trade association for standard computing architectures serving critical embedded systems industries has several presentations on VITA technologies on the agenda for the SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems Conference to be held in Mesa, AZ October 30 to November 1, 2012.

Session AEAS200: Developing Electronic Systems and Architectures Given Increasing Levels of Software / Systems Interdependence - Embedded Systems and COTS Standards will focus on the implementation of COTS standards in the design and development of embedded systems. It is co-chaired by Bahig Tawfellos, Honeywell and Jerry Gipper, marketing director for VITA.

The topics included in the program include:

• VITA Technologies for Critical Embedded Systems: VITA

• Open Systems Industry Standards for Reliability Prediction of Embedded Electronics: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

• Designing with Small Form Factor Computer Modules: PCI Systems

• Deterministic Ethernet Backplane for VPX-based Integrated Architectures: TTTech

• High-Speed Data Transfer in Rugged Computing Applications: TE Connectivity

• COTS Multi-Vendor Solutions with OpenVPX: Elma Electronic

• COTS-based Information Assurance for DoD’s Tactical Deployment: Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions

About SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems Conference

The SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems Conference will take place October 30 – November 1 at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The inaugural conference has the theme, "Air Vehicle Energy Management" and will address efficiency optimization for modern aircraft, including the closer integration of systems and optimization of power/thermal/energy management with support of novel avionics, integrated vehicle health management and control system architectures.

Technical sessions, lively panel discussions, and keynote presentations will be the highlight of this premier event that is essential for engineers, scientists, designers, program managers, as well as government and research personnel. Don't miss this key event covering aerospace electronics and avionics.

Co-located with the

SAE 2012 Power Systems Conference

SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium

To register, or to see the complete program, visit

About VITA

Founded in 1984, VITA is an incorporated, non-profit organization of suppliers and users who share a common market interest in critical embedded systems. VITA champions open system architectures. Its activities are international in scope, technical, promotional, and user-centric. VITA aims to increase total market size for its members, expand market exposure for suppliers, and deliver timely technical information. VITA has ANSI and IEC accreditation to develop standards (VME, VXS, VPX, OpenVPX, VPX REDI, XMC, FMC, etc.) for embedded systems used in a myriad of critical applications and harsh environments. For more information, visit

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