Computer Architecture & Computer Systems

Exponent has experience designing and developing a range of computing systems, from wearable systems to high-performance distributed and parallel computing systems. Our team of scientists and engineers apply industry experience and knowledge that spans all levels – from the implementation of various hardware components, including processors, chipsets and controllers – to middleware, including firmware, device drivers and kernels – and high-level components of modern operating systems.

Exponent offers the following services related to computer architectures and operating systems:


  • Algorithm and software development
  • Hardware design and validation
  • Intellectual property and technology analysis (for due diligence and licensing)
  • Litigation support (including hardware and software analysis)
  • Expert witness testimony (patent and copyright infringement, trade-secret misappropriation).

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