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VITA Media Partners

VITA Media Partners provide detailed and timely reporting on the latest VITA technologies, markets, members, products, services, and open standards. VITA Media Partners are the analysis and communications arm of VITA, bringing news and in-depth coverage of technology and business changes to the marketplace, keeping manufacturers and users keenly informed. They equally cover products and technologies of large established companies and smaller innovative companies, and strive to balance the needs of readers and contributors.

VITA Technologies (OpenSystems Media)

Jerry Gipper, Editorial Director

"OpenSystems Media has been a proponent for VITA with its original publication, VMEbus Systems magazine, since 1985. Due to our commitment and dedication to this industry, we have been selected as the first media partner. Our goal is to bring more exposure to VITA with print and online initiatives such as E-sites, E-casts, E-letters and surveys," said Rosemary Kristoff, vice president of editorial, OpenSystems Media. "VITA is the standards organization that has sustained the standards and integrity of the VME community since 1984. OpenSystems Media is proud to be a media partner, so that we can continue to make a substantial impact on the continuing growth of the VMEbus and the overall bus and board industry."

OpenSystems Media has been a leading publisher of electronics magazines, e-mail newsletters, and websites for more than 20 years as well as product catalogs. OSM offers E-casts for engineers and provides interactive tools where engineers can communicate directly with presenters and top industry editors. Current publications include: XTCA & CompactPCI Systems,, EDA Digest, Embedded Computing Design, Military Embedded Systems, Industrial Embedded Systems, Small Form Factors, and VITA Technologies. For more information, visit


Military and Aerospace Electronics (PennWell)

John Keller, Editor-In-Chief

Since the beginning, Military & Aerospace Electronics has been on top of COTS issues and continues to be the clear leader when it comes to coverage of COTS success stories, COTS failures, and COTS trends. Articles focus on how and when designers should use mil-spec, non-developmental items, or commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment and components.

Feature articles cover timely issues of design trends, emerging standards, programs, budgets, contracts, and application success stories. COTS Watch provides the reader with the latest word from the Defense Department

The online version of Military & Aerospace Electronics provides daily international business and industry-related news, current issue articles, and access to years of searchable editorial archives. Check the calendar of events for the next COTScon, industry-related conference, or refer to the Product Guide for vendor, product and service information. Check the online store for books and videos, and a subject search is also at your fingertips.


IHS Markit

Brian Arbuckle, Senior Market Analyst

Contact IMS Research to learn more about projects for the embedded computing markets.

IMS Research has provided detailed market intelligence in the form of detailed syndicated reports, market trackers, custom research, and consultancy to the electronics industry since 1989.

Our coverage historically includes 15 sectors of the industry such as Factory Automation, Automotive, Communications, Consumer, Displays, Financial & ID, LEDs and Lighting, Medical, Power & Energy, Solar, Smart Grid, and Security.

Our acquisition by IHS in 2012 brings together over 300 analysts in the new IHS Electronics & Media group. The hundreds of products and services in this group pull from expertise in our legacy companies of IMS Research, iSuppli, Screen Digest, and DisplayBank to provide customers with a complete end-to-end intelligence source for the global Electronics & Media industry.


VDC Research Group

"Since 1982, VDC's Embedded Hardware and Systems Practice has concentrated on current and future markets for various types of merchant Embedded Hardware products, including computer boards, integrated systems and subsystems. Working from an extremely comprehensive supplier database, the group examines architectures, equipment configurations, and application spaces ranging from legacy through cutting-edge emerging technologies, identifying opportunities and new directions significant to the embedded industry. Projections and forecasts are tempered with realism and common sense, minimizing the influence of industry and media 'hype' to produce conservative, realistic scenarios for adoption and penetration. The resulting analyses suggest viable strategies to maximize return-on-investment while minimizing client risk."


Tech Briefs Media Group

Joe Pramberger, President

"Tech Briefs Media Group is proud to partner with VITA to promote the continued growth of the VMEbus and the overall bus and board industry," said Joe Pramberger, president of Tech Briefs Media Group. "We plan to use our print, e-mail, and Web resources in an integrated effort to bring greater exposure to VITA and further its important mission."

Headquartered in New York City, Tech Briefs Media Group serves the design engineering community with print, e-mail, and online products, as well as events. Publications include NASA Tech Briefs, Defense Tech Briefs, Embedded Technology, Photonics Tech Briefs (PTB), Imaging Technology, Motion Control Technology, and Nanotech Briefs.


Alice Tanghe, Editor

" is an excellent venue in which to support and distribute the latest news of VITA and its members," said Alice Tanghe, editor of "We see VITA as an important link to the interconnect industry and look forward to working with them." is a bi-monthly electronic publication and website designed to increase the reader's awareness of changes, trends, and improvements in the interconnect industry and associated technologies. is a division of Bishop & Associates, Inc., a market research firm specializing in the performance and forecast of the world electronic connector industry. Incorporated in 1985, Bishop & Associates, Inc. publishes The Bishop Report, a monthly newsletter that monitors and reports on the world connector industry. The firm has two additional websites designed to assist connector industry personnel in staying abreast of current trends: and


Micro Technology Europe

Steve Rogerson, Editor

"A large proportion of our readership is focused in industry sectors where VME products have particular application benefits, and this is reflected by the regular editorial coverage the magazine continues to give to this important technology", said David Williams, publisher. "We are delighted to be a VITA Media Partner, and assist the organisation with their European communications objectives."

Micro Technology Europe is a leading magazine focused on embedded systems design and development, and is read by electronics engineers and technical managers working across all industry sectors where embedded computing is integral to their business. Each month MTE delivers a balanced editorial digest of up-to-date industry news, expert views, technical articles, case studies, and new products on the market, to help these influential buyers and specifiers keep pace with the latest technologies and innovations that will help gain advantage for their current projects and future strategies.


COTS Journal (RTC Group)

Jeff Child, Editor-In-Chief

The editors and staff of COTS Journal are dedicated to providing the industry with the best quality technical material to help readers design and build embedded computers for the military - whether for benign applications or for the most rugged, mission-critical jobs the battlefield, sky or water can offer.


RTC (RTC Group)

John Koon, Editor-In-Chief

RTC magazine spotlights trends and breakthroughs in the design, development and technology of embedded computers. The publication offers broad based technical, product and market-coverage of the embedded computer arena to industry decision makers. With strong market analysis and technical content, RTC is the magazine engineers and managers rely on for timely coverage of this developing and expanding industry.


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