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Digicom Electronics’ ROACH System Captured the Data that Enabled Scientists to See the First Image of a Black Hole

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Electronics, Inc.
, a technology and quality-driven Electronics
Manufacturing Services (EMS) company based in Oakland, CA, announces
that its Reconfigurable Open Architecture Computing Hardware (ROACH)
System (the spectrometer system it builds for worldwide astronomers) was
instrumental in collecting the data used to capture the first-ever photo
of a black hole. The ROACH System, and Digicom’s Diamond Track quality
electronics manufacturing services and capabilities, will be on display
at Space Tech Expo, Pasadena, CA, May 21 and 22, in booth 4023.

“Digicom is extremely proud to be a contributing provider of hardware
deployed in capturing the first-ever image of a black hole by
astronomers,” said Mo Ohady, general manager of Digicom Electronics.

Digicom has worked with the Collaboration for Astronomy Signal
Processing and Electronics Research (CASPER), the Event
Horizon Telescope
(EHT) project, the University of California
Berkeley, and many other institutes, researchers, engineers, and
scientists from around the world for more than a decade to reduce the
time and cost of designing, building, and deploying new digital
radio-astronomy instruments. This collaboration has powered over 45
scientific research sites worldwide.

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About Digicom Electronics

Digicom Electronics offers advanced electronics manufacturing with “Made
in the USA” quality that fits the needs of larger enterprises while
providing the benefits and individual attention needed to serve start-up
companies. Digicom collaborates in all aspects of the process, from
design for manufacturability to the final, fully compliant product.
Material procurement and management services include planning,
purchasing, expediting, and warehousing of components and materials.
Digicom has AS9100:2016 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 medical
devices quality, quality system regulation 21 CFR 820, ITAR, HUBZone,
Small Business, and numerous other certifications.