Joe Pavlat, Editorial Director
Many open standards are now being successfully combined with others to create very powerful platforms that are taking less time and money to develop and deploy.
Joe notes that PICMG technical committee work on bringing 40 Gbps speed to AdvancedTCA has captured the interest of more than one author in this issue.
The embedded community mourns the loss of John J. Peters of Performance Technologies, without whom many embedded system achievements would not exist. In this photo, courtesy Performance Technologies, are (left to right) John M. Slusser, John J. Peters, Bob Heimbueger, and students at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The John J. Peters Student Innovation Fund has been established in Mr. Peters memory.