Attila Technologies is 'Best of FOSE' at DC tech expo

FOSE 2006 judges cite Attila's outstanding networking software

Attila Technologies LLC, a Stevens Institute of Technology Technogenesis® company, has been awarded the Federal Office Systems Exposition (FOSE) 2006 "Best Product" award for Outstanding Networking Software for Attila's Intelligent Multi-Network Mobile Communicator. FOSE 2006 was held at the Convention Center in Washington, DC, March 7-9, and was attended by 20,000 federal high-tech buyers along with 5,000 industry professionals and more than 500 exhibitors.

Among other products cited at the expo were the Hewlett Packard Officejet Pro K550, the RIM BlackBerry Smart Card Reader, the Panasonic Toughbook Arbitrator, and the Palm Treo 700w.

"The FOSE annual expo is the most comprehensive information technology event serving the government marketplace," said Stevens' Vice President for University Research and Enterprise Development, Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, who creates commercial enterprises, like Attila, from Stevens' intellectual property. "FOSE unites government, industry and academia to exhibit and network the technologies available to meet our nation's important information technology needs. I am extremely pleased that FOSE has acknowledged how critical Attila's innovative technologies is to homeland security."

"Field tests of our Attila multi-spectrum radio have just begun in western New Jersey for emergency response applications," said Dr. Patrick White, a Co- founder of Attila Technologies and the Director of the Stevens Wireless Network Security Center (WiNSeC). "We believe that the tests will demonstrate the Attila platform to be the most agile and highly interoperable communication system available for first responders."

John Bischoff, CEO of Attila, commented, "Present at FOSE were corporations that are giants in the industry. Therefore, receiving this award illustrates the significance of Attila's technology." Attila's co-founder and chief architect Nicolas Girard, and Associates Charles-Henri DeBoysson and Antoine Girbal., also represented the company

FOSE 2006 keynote speakers were drawn from a wide spectrum of highly respected industry leaders, including:

  • Robert J. Stevens, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
  • Carol Bartz, President, CEO and Chairman, Autodesk, Inc.
  • Scott McNealy, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
  • John Chambers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.

About Attila Technologies
Attila Technologies LLC, a Stevens Institute of Technology Technogenesis Company, provides continuous broadband on-demand communication devices, despite saturated airways. Attila's adaptive radio meets two critical problems faced by first responders in a disaster - continuous broadband communication and interoperability. Attila's patent pending technology was developed under funding from the National Science Foundation. at Stevens' Wireless Network Security Center (WiNSeC). Recently, Attila was created by the Office of University Research & Enterprise Development at Stevens Institute of Technology in cooperation with the inventors, Dr. White and Mr. Girard, to commercialize this innovative technology

About Stevens Institute of Technology
Established in 1870, Stevens offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science, management and technology management, as well as a baccalaureate in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. The university has enrollments of approximately 1,780 undergraduates and 2,700 graduate students, and a current enrollment of 2,250 online-learning students worldwide. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at For the latest news about Stevens, please visit

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