The AHA Products Group (AHA) of Comtech EF Data Corporation develops and markets application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), boards, and intellectual property core technology for communications systems applications. We provide flexible, cost-effective solutions for today’s growing bandwidth and reliability challenges. Located in Moscow, Idaho, AHA has been providing leading edge Forward Error Correction and Lossless Data Compression technology for more than two decades and offers a variety of standard and custom hardware solutions for the communications industry.
Over the course of AHA’s 20+ year history, the company has accomplished many industry “firsts” including:
’89 – World’s First Single IC Reed-Solomon
’92 – World’s First CAM in Data Compression
’93 – Concatenated Viterbi / Reed-Solomon
’94 – StarLite Lossless Image Compression
’98 – World’s First Turbo Product Code IC
‘03 – GZIP Compression Accelerator
’04 – LDPC Error Correction IP
’06 – World’s First GZIP Compression IC
‘07 – GZIP Compression Card (5 Gbps)
’09 – World’s Fastest GZIP Compression (10 Gbps)
’09 – VersaFEC™ Flexible Coding for ACM/VCM ’10 – Custom Advanced FEC Development ‘11 – Updated GZIP Architecture ’12 – Half Height GZIP 10 Gbps Compression Card Solution ’14 – New GZIP Compression IC's (10 & 20 Gbps) ‘14 – New GZIP Cards (10, 20, 40, 60, 80 Gbps)
’14 – New Encryption Card (Various Algorithms)
Engineers at AHA work closely with engineers throughout Comtech EF Data in other locations to develop cutting edge solutions for optimizing satellite communications, networking, storage and other applications. For more information about Comtech EF Data, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
Rural and beautiful best describes the area surrounding AHA’s location in Moscow, Idaho, just south of Spokane, Washington. The company is situated for easy access to nearby Washington State University and the University of Idaho in the Palouse Knowledge Corridor. Both universities serve as a valuable source of fresh engineering graduates and provide numerous opportunities for collaborative research. Located in an outdoor paradise at the heart of the Palouse, AHA employees enjoy a variety of outdoor activities unique to Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho – an area known for its wild rivers, endless forests and rolling hills.
Comtech EF Data
Comtech EF Data Corporation, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (NASDAQ: CMTL), is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, WAN Optimization, Managed Bandwidth and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
Comtech Telecommunications Corporation
Comtech Telecommunications Corporation (NASDAQ: CMTL) designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiates its product offerings. For more information, visit www.comtechtel.com.