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SRC’s Nicholas Borton Named SOSA Consortium Steering Committee Vice Chair

August 7, 2020

Syracuse, NY – Nicholas Borton, lead firmware engineer at SRC, Inc., has been elected steering committee vice chair of the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA™) Consortium.

As vice chair, Borton will assist in setting priorities and resolving conflicts within the consortium and will play a critical role in guiding the organization toward a successful initial release of the SOSA Technical Standard in 2021.

“We are excited and proud to see Nick take on this important role in the SOSA consortium,” said Kevin Hair, president and CEO of SRC, Inc. “Our commitment to open standards is stronger than ever, and Nick’s expertise and guidance will help the entire industry move toward a more open and flexible future in support of our warfighters.”

The SOSA Consortium is a member consortium of The Open Group, a vendor-neutral technology standards organization. The consortium is a government, industry, and academic alliance developing an open technical standard for sensors.

SRC is committed to developing systems and solutions that align with various open architecture frameworks to support DoD customers and industry teammates with flexible, interoperable solutions. As a member of the SOSA Consortium, SRC is helping to lead the industry in adopting the tri-service secretaries’ Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) mandate, working with other consortium members to share technical expertise and develop open architecture frameworks and standards.

Borton has worked at SRC for over 16 years and is currently conducting research in edge-machine-learning to maximize the use of size, weight, power, and cost, in addition to furthering open standards adoption at SRC. Borton earned his bachelor’s degrees in both computer engineering and electrical engineering from Clarkson University.

About SRC

SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.

Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies the company invents and manufactures, the laboratories and facilities it builds, the people they hire, and communities where they work. Today, more than 1,600 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect people, the environment and our way of life.


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