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Objective Interface Systems Announces European Office

HERNDON, VA - October 19, 2005 - Objective Interface Systems, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance, real-time and embedded communications middleware, today announced the establishment of its European office. Based in Paris, France, the Objective Interface European office is being headed by William Boyer-Vidal, who has spent the past fifteen years bringing advanced software technologies to designers of military, aerospace and telecommunications systems.

“Since our company’s inception, we have led the market in the delivery of advanced communications middleware for the industry’s most demanding embedded applications,” said Joseph M. Jacob, Senior Vice President, Objective Interface Systems. “While we have been successful in supporting our global customer base from our corporate headquarters in the U.S., we also recognize the importance of building a direct presence in our core markets. Today we are pleased to announce the European office of Objective Interface Systems which is the first of our international offices.”

Mr. Jacob added: “We are equally pleased to have someone of William Boyer-Vidal’s calibre as Director of European sales. His hands-on knowledge of customer needs in the military, aerospace and telecommunications areas, on which he has been largely focused during his work with the most highly respected operating systems vendors in the industry, is directly relevant to the work that he will be doing for us. Through direct support of our customers in Europe, William personalizes the relationship with our customers such as Thales, EADS, Eurocontrol, Kongsberg, Alenia Marconi Systems and Ericsson. William will also augment our European office through the hiring of mentoring and field application engineers and other staff.”

“I am delighted to play a leadership role in Europe for Objective Interface Systems, a company that I have known and respected since I started my career in the embedded software business,” stated William Boyer-Vidal, Director of European Sales, Objective Interface Systems, SARL. “I foresee tremendous potential for Objective Interface in Europe and look forward to working with the company to both support established customers and to develop new markets for our high-performance middleware technologies.”

About William Boyer-Vidal
William Boyer-Vidal has led the sales organizations for the aerospace and defense divisions of leading real-time operating systems vendors such as Wind River and Aonix. In this capacity, he helped these companies to serve developers of mission- and safety-critical applications such as avionics systems and flight management systems, space station refueling systems and advanced weapons systems. Mr. Boyer-Vidal also held an executive position with Intelsys, for which he built a new sales department, supported existing customers in telecommunications and military/aerospace, and developed new customer relationships with designers of industrial and medical electronics devices. In addition, Mr. Boyer-Vidal has held engineering positions with both networking and avionics companies. He holds an E.S.I.E.A. Engineer Diplôma from Ecole Supérieure d’Informatique Electronique Automatique and a Baccalaureate C in mathematics and physics.

The European Office
The Objective Interface European office is located at: 41-41bis Avenue de l’Europe – 78140 Velizy Villacoublay – France. Mr. Boyer-Vidal may be reached via phone: +33 (0)6 68 35 15 45 or email:

About Objective Interface Systems
Objective Interface is the worldwide leader of high-performance, real-time and embedded communications middleware solutions. The company provides Real-time Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), publish-subscribe technology based on the Data Distribution Service standard (DDS) and secure communications middleware development tools based on the MILS architecture to meet the high-performance requirements of military and aerospace, telecommunications, data communications, industrial automation and process control, transportation and consumer electronics markets. Objective Interface products are the communications core of many mission-critical products and systems including mission-critical avionics systems, network management, vehicle control and management systems, software defined radio, telecommunication systems, process control systems and nuclear fusion ignition facilities. Customers of Objective Interface include Boeing, BAE Systems, British Aerospace, CERN, Daimler-Benz, EADS, Ericsson, Eurocontrol, General Dynamics, Harris, Hughes Network Systems, ITT, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Lockheed Martin, Lucent, Nikon, Nortel, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Saab, Samsung, Sandia, TEAC, TRW, the U.S. Department of Defense and many others.

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