HIAWATHA, Iowa, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged and reliable computer hardware, announced today that its RS363S15F Rugged Server was recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of senior third-party expert professionals.

Crystal Group Logo, Hiawatha, IA

Crystal Group was honored with a gold award for the company’s RS363S15F 3U Rugged Server. In collaboration with Intel®, the RS363S15F was customized for autonomous vehicles in aerospace, defense, government, industrial, and commercial applications. The RS363S15F can withstand harsh and extreme environments, including high shock, vibration and a wide temperature range.

“Being recognized with this award gives confirmation that our product development efforts can create both innovative and effective solutions that help customers achieve success in a variety of rugged environments,” said Crystal Group’s Jim Shaw, Executive Vice President of Engineering. “We are honored to be recognized for delivering significant value to customers by accelerating their journey to autonomous platforms.”

Alan Bergstein, publisher of Military & Aerospace Electronics, said “This prestigious program allows Military & Aerospace Electronics to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the military electronics industry. Our 2017 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact.”

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria: Innovation, Value to the User, Sustainability, Meeting a Defined Need, Collaboration and Impact.

The 2017 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine as well as on www.militaryaerospace.com.

About Military & Aerospace Electronics
Published since 1990, Military & Aerospace Electronics delivers time-sensitive news, in-depth analyses, case studies, and real-world applications of new products, industry opinion, and the latest trends in the use of mil-spec, rugged and commercial of-the-shelf components. The Military & Aerospace Electronics brand includes the magazine, website (www.militaryaerospace.com), email newsletters and webcasts.

About the Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards program
The Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards celebrates the most innovative applications of aerospace and defense electronics technology products and systems. Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate excellence in the use of a product or system. Submissions are accepted from designers and integrators, and users of military and aerospace electronics systems.

About Crystal Group Inc.
Crystal Group Inc., a technology leader in rugged computer hardware, specializes in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defense, government and industrial markets with in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product lifecycle planning, warranty, and support services.

Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards (MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901); are backed by warranty (5+ year) with in-house support; and are manufactured in the company’s Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facility certified to AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards.


© 2017 Crystal Group Inc.  All rights reserved. All marks are property of their respective owners. Design and specifications are subject to change.


View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/crystal-group-honored-with-gold-by-military–aerospace-electronics-2017-innovators-awards-program-300556698.html

SOURCE Crystal Group Inc.