The best-kept secrets in the critical and intelligent embedded computing industry involve knowing what technology is used in applications. With all the recent news about leaks at the NSA, I thought it was time that we broke the details on some key design wins that VITA technology suppliers have recorded in recent months.
Anyone remotely familiar with the critical embedded computing industry knows that suppliers thrive on design wins. They are the first step in filling the orders pipeline, and provide a good look into the health of the organization. Companies incentivize their sales teams to get key design wins that can assure business for years to follow. As important as design wins are, it is hard to brag about them. For many reasons, most of which could tip the competition, design wins are rarely talked about.