Peter Wingrove joins Blue Chip Technology as sales manager

13/07/2012

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Blue Chip expands sales team to meet demand for new single board computer range.

UK based computer board manufacturer Blue Chip Technology has appointed Peter Wingrove as Sales Manager, responsible for the worldwide sales of Blue Chip's single board computers, industrial PC' and design services. Peter has an impressive track record within the semiconductor industry together with 25 years technical sales experience.

"Peter is a very welcome addition to Blue Chip," said Barry Husbands, Managing Director. "Demand for our products has really escalated over the past year or two and we have been in need of additional expertise on the sales side. Most of the boards we manufacture are bespoke designs that are made to customer specification. In this respect, Peter being a sales professional with a great deal of technical expertise in embedded systems makes him an ideal fit for us."

Peter joins Blue Chip Technology from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) where he was Regional Sales Manager for North/South Europe within their Embedded Computing Solutions Group.

Blue Chip Technology is one of Europe's leading designers and manufacturers of industrial and embedded computers. The company designs and manufactures computer boards for a broad range of industrial sectors such as automotive, public transportation, medical, defence and energy. Blue Chip Technology provides mission critical computer systems to engineering and media projects around the world.

“The innovation, creativity and expertise which exist in this company areinspiring,” said Peter.  “With its complete design, manufacture and test capabilities, Blue Chip Technology is quite unique here in the UK. We are experiencing the strongest levels of business and growth in the company’s 25-year history and the future is very exciting.  I am very proud to be part of this talented team and to have this opportunity to make a contribution” 

Blue Chip Technology has recently announced the release of the RM2, a powerful ARM Cortex A8 based, small-footprint computer module that is ideal for powering small and portable intelligent devices.

The RM2 is the latest addition to Blue Chip’s highly successful Computer On Module range. It is based on the latest ARM Cortex A8 processor together with integrated Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and 2D/3D Graphics Engine. The RM2 is available with a choice of processor speeds - 800Mhz or 1GHz - and DSP speeds of 660MHz and 800MHz, offering engineers exceptional performance with a very low power consumption and a tiny footprint of only 50mm by 50mm.

About Blue Chip Technology Ltd

Blue Chip Technology Ltd is a European leader in the design and manufacture of industrial and embedded computer systems. Blue Chip Technology serves a wide range of industries, from mission critical systems for the global railway industry to digital signage systems and test and diagnostics equipment.  It provides a range of standard products such as COM (ETX, XTX and COM Express) and rack mounted PC's but also manufactures high volumes of customer specific hardware. In addition to its technical capabilities, Blue Chip Technology has gained a reputation for being a trustworthy and co-operative supplier, working closely with its clients during development, and reliably delivering components and products to schedule. www.bluechiptechnology.com

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