Amaro (UD), February 25, 2009 – Eurotech, a leading provider of embedded products and technologies, today announces it has entered into a 5 million dollar, multi-year contract with Astronautics for design and delivery of the embedded computing engine for Astronautics’ next generation avionics systems. Eurotech Catalyst Module XL, based on the Intel® Atom™ processor, has been selected as the platform for use in a family of Astronautics’ airborne products.
Astronautics selected Eurotech due to the company’s proven record of delivering advanced technologies in embedded computer systems. This contract award also reflects Astronautics’ confidence in Eurotech’s corporate stability over the seven-year lifetime of the contract.
“We evaluated several suppliers to determine who could meet our needs and timelines over the life of this contract,” explains Joseph Potts, VP of Operations for Astronautics. “We selected Eurotech for a number of reasons, including their corporate commitment to making this relationship a success.”
“Astronautics holds their suppliers to high standards, and we’re pleased to have been selected to provide the embedded computing platform that will enable Astronautics to bring a leading-edge avionics system to market as quickly as possible,” comments Roberto Siagri, President & CEO of Eurotech.