Ballard Technology is a leader in the development and manufacture of electronic hardware and software for aerospace, industrial, and commercial applications. Ballard began supplying avionics databus interfaces to the aerospace industry in 1986, and was one of the first to realize the potential in using standard computers as the host for specialized test equipment.
Products standards ranges from MIL-STD-1553 for military aircraft and ARINC 429, ARINC 664/AFDX, ARINC 708, and ARINC 717 for commercial aircraft. These and other standards are not limited to use in aircraft. They are utilized in many industrial and military applications such as process control, nuclear research, oil exploration, as well as surface, air and space vehicles.