OpenSystems Media launches PICMG Systems & Technology magazine

Expanded coverage to incorporate all technologies from one of embedded computing's largest standards organizations.

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ — OpenSystems Media (OSM), LLC, today announced the launch of PICMG Systems & Technology, a refresh of the xTCA & CompactPCI Systems property that will expand coverage to incorporate the breadth of embedded technologies produced by the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG). The industry’s foremost publication tracking developments from the PICMG standards organization and its member companies, PICMG Systems & Technology will continue to dedicate editorial coverage to news, analysis, trends, and solutions that aid embedded system developers and decision makers.

PICMG Systems & Technology will be published quarterly in both print and digital formats, and be accompanied by four PICMG Systems & Technology E-letters. The publication will continue to produce staff-written and contributed design references and application examples of AdvancedMCs, AdvancedTCA, COM Express, CompactPCI, CompactPCI Serial, MicroTCA, and other PICMG technologies in the key industry segments of communications and networking, military/aerospace, and industrial automation. Market analysis, new product coverage, and special topics will also be included to keep professionals abreast of advances in embedded computing.

“With this launch, OpenSystems Media is expanding its coverage of PICMG's many successful technologies that collectively represent billions of dollars in market revenue,” says Joe Pavlat, Editorial Director, PICMG Systems & Technology, and President, PICMG. “PICMG Systems & Technology will provide ongoing coverage of new developments in compute architectures and software, and will offer readers a look into the evolving landscape of open computing.”

The inaugural issue of PICMG Systems and Technology will launch at Embedded World 2014 in Nuremburg, Germany, and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the PICMG standards organization by examining some of its most significant achievements. The annual PICMG Systems & Technology Summer Resource and Winter Buyer’s Guides will deliver leading-edge COTS solutions, with a fall AdvancedMC showcase rounding out the 2014 ledger. Besides the print edition, PICMG Systems and Technology will provide quarterly E-letters and E-casts, whitepapers, and other educational content to assist engineers with their design goals.

For more information on PICMG Systems & Technology editorial and promotional opportunities, please visit the website (, view the media kit ([...]), or contact Publisher Patrick Hopper (

About OpenSystems Media

OpenSystems Media has been a leading publisher of electronics magazines, e-mail newsletters, websites, and product resource guides for more than 25 years. OpenSystems Media is also the leader in driving leads and awareness through social media and is the largest producer of lead-generation tools such as webcasts, whitepapers, product directories, Tech E-Briefs, TechChannels, and Techcasts. OpenSystems Media offers E-casts and Techcasts for engineers and provides interactive tools where engineers can communicate directly with presenters and top industry editors. Current publications include: Embedded Computing Design; Military Embedded Systems; PICMG Systems & Technology;; Industrial Embedded Systems; PC/104 and Small Form Factors; and VITA Technologies. Apps of both Embedded Computing Design ( and ( are also available in the iTunes store For more information, visit