Gumstix Adds Nuvation to Gumstix' Verified Design Consultant Program

Aug 11, 2009, 10:24 ET from Gumstix, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Gumstix, Inc. today expanded its Verified Design Consultant (VDC) referral program with the addition of Nuvation Research Corp of San Jose, California. Nuvation provides hardware and software design engineering services as well as turnkey product development services globally. Having successfully completed one or more projects with their own clients using Gumstix technology, Nuvation has been verified by Gumstix for inclusion in Gumstix' VDC program. Nuvation has already been recognized as an Elite Design House by Texas Instruments (TI).

"Nuvation has already leveraged the advantages of Gumstix' excellent development platform and tiny OMAP35x processor-based computer-on-module series in designs for clients located in the United States, Canada and New Zealand," said Michael Hermann, VP Engineering Operations at Nuvation. "We have found the Gumstix modules to be incredibly useful across a wide range of application areas including handhelds, medical and military-aerospace for both the development and production of new products."

"Design engineering companies in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific are proving that they can use Gumstix modules to lower their bid costs and shorten development cycles. This combination helps get customer products to market faster and at a lower price," said Don Anderson, EVP of Engineering Services at Gumstix, Inc. "We are pleased to be including another leading consulting firm like Nuvation in our VDC program so Gumstix can refer our customers to Nuvation's design services."

About Gumstix, Inc.

Founded in 2003, Gumstix develops, manufactures and markets a small, fully functional computer-on-module series and related expansion products to customers in more than 50 countries worldwide. Gumstix is ideal for design engineers creating products for commercial, industrial, educational and research applications. For more information, visit

The Gumstix Verified Design Consultant program recognizes design engineering firms all over the world that have developed skills in Gumstix technology and completed one or more projects with their own customers using Gumstix computer-on-modules. For more information, visit

About Nuvation

Nuvation is considered to be the largest North-American based independent design house and is dedicated to helping companies accelerate electronic product development. Established in 1997, Nuvation's design centers in San Jose, CA, USA and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada are recognized for breadth and depth of talent, execution culture, and predictable, repeatable design methodologies.

Nuvation's clients include industry leaders in communications, broadcast video, medical devices, green power, defense/security, consumer electronics, video security, test & measurement, and semiconductor markets. More information is available at


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