Promwad company history — 2011

MTS selects STBs made by our customer SmartLabs
The results of an open tender announced by MTS showed that the company selected SmartLabs, our customer, as a supplier of IPTV set-top boxes for the Home TV service offered by MTS. The project was implemented on the basis of the SML-282 Base, an IPTV set-top box developed by Promwad.

We receive IPC CID International Certification
Moscow hosted Russia’s first training organized by the IPC International Association. Promwad experts also took part in the event, passed the test successfully and received CID certification which attests to the high quality of our expertise and experience.

Promwad’s developments are nominated for Golden Chip prize
Devices developed by Promwad engineers for Russian and international customers were nominated for Golden Chip, an independent prize given to the best companies in the field of electronics development, manufacturing and distribution since 2004:

  • IP-Plug Mini Server for AK-Systems, Russia’s first plug computer
  • Automotive Android-based Navigation and Communication Device
  • AKT-1100 Thin Client for AK-Systems
  • Onboard Vehicle Data Logger

Jade Automotive Platform CPU Module is developed for onboard computers
Promwad’s New Technologies Research Department successfully completed the development of the first version of Jade Automotive Platform, a Linux-based CPU module. We implemented this project together with our partner Fujitsu.

Roman Pakholkov’s blog is opened on Harvard Business Review Russia 
The first note in Promwad’s Head Roman Pakholkov’s blog was published on Harvard Business Review Russia, a popular Russian business resource, on August 31. Harvard Business Review is one of the most professional and respected reference sources on management practice and theory. It has been published by Harvard School of Business since 1922, while in Russia it was first issued in 2004.

Promwad becomes official consultant on STMicroelectronics microcontrollers (STM32)
Promwad became an ]]>official consultant]]> on the development of electronics based on microcontrollers by the global vendor ST. Our core competence is the STM32, which is a leader in the market of 32-bit microcontrollers built on the ARM Cortex-M3 core.

AK-Systems and Promwad: development and manufacturing of Russia’s first Plug Computer
We were involved in working on a unique project, the launch of Russia’s first and the world's second largest commercial mass production of plug computers. AK-Systems was the customer of this project. Promwad experts developed the product’s enclosure, as well as its hardware and software platforms.

Promwad joins IPC
Promwad Electronics Design House became a member of IPC, Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. It is an organization which aims at developing the competitive power and commercial efficiency of electronics industry players. Since 1957, over 2700 companies from 57 countries of the world have joined IPC. About a dozen of them are Russian developers and manufacturers of electronic devices.

Promwad wins Open Opportunities 2011 contest
Innovation and Technologies 2011, an international exhibition and forum, was closed in Moscow on April 14. One of our exhibits, a personal GPS device, became the winner of Open Opportunities 2011, a special contest held within the framework of the exhibition for innovation companies and private inventors.

Promwad holds DEDF 2011 in Moscow
In partnership with MTSystems, we held the second Digital electronics Developers’ Forum (DEDF 2011) in Moscow on March 3. The forum brought together 115 attendees and speakers from Russian and Belarusian at Digital October Hall. The keynote topic was Practical Applications of Systems-On-Chip in Multimedia and Portable Electronics. Elektronika Media Group became the general media sponsor of the event. In addition, the forum was broadcast online through the technical support of Telemarker.