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November 17, 2004

From Parvus Corporation

Parvus Corp. and Eurotech SpA Sponsor PC/104 Consortium’s Third-Annual PC/104 Design Contest

Contact Name: Mike Southworth
Contact Email: mike_southworth@parvus.com
WebSite: http://www.parvus.com/news

Winners of PC/104 Computer Design Contest to Be Recognized at Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco in March 2005  
 
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH and AMARO, UDINE (ITALY) – NOVEMBER 17, 2004 – Parvus Corporation and Eurotech S.p.A. now sponsor the PC/104 Design Contest hosted by the PC/104 Embedded Consortium. Customers of both companies are encouraged to submit their entries for the contest to the Consortium by December 10, 2004.  
 
Now in its third year, the PC/104 Embedded Design Contest recognizes companies for their innovative use of PC/104, PC/104-Plus, PCI-104 and EBX computer technologies. Winners in three categories will be flown to the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Francisco in March 2005 to attend an awards ceremony in their honor. Winning projects will be showcased at the Conference and presented to members of the press. Entries will be judged in three categories:  
1. Commercial for Industrial/Medical/Transportation/Other  
2. Commercial for Military/Aerospace/COTS  
3. Research Project  
 
Two short essays must be submitted for each entry describing what the product does, how it is innovative, how unique design challenges were solved, and which PC/104 specifications were most critical in solving the problem. Entry requirements must be received by December 10, 2004 at 5:00pm Pacific Time to be eligible.  
 
Interested Parvus and Eurotech customers should visit www.pc104.org/contest/contest.html to learn more and ensure that their project team and/or company has a chance to be recognized for their achievements using PC/104 embedded technology.  
 
 
ABOUT PARVUS 
Since 1983, Parvus Corporation has been a strategic systems engineering and development partner for aerospace, defense, transportation, and industrial OEMs. Specializing in the rapid design and production of turnkey embedded computing solutions for harsh environments, Parvus leverages extensive expertise in systems integration and a complete line of rugged PC/104, PC/104-Plus, and PCI-104 computer modules to ensure high reliability and accelerate time-to-market for its customers. Visit www.parvus.com or call 801.483.1533 for more information. 
 
ABOUT EUROTECH  
Formed in 1992, EuroTech SpA manufactures a complete range of embedded computer boards and integrated systems based on the PC/104, PC/104-Plus and CompactPCI standards. All EuroTech products are highly integrated and suitable for transportation, industrial and telecommunication applications. For more information, visit www.eurotech.it or call +39.0433.485411.  
 
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