ASELSAN takes a 51 per cent stake of Ankara-based BİTES A.Ş. BİTES works in areas of technology such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, intelligent autonomous system software, deep learning, image and signal processing.
ASELSAN has 10 companies in Turkey and 7 companies abroad. BİTES became the 11th subsidiary of ASELSAN in Turkey. ASELSAN continues to provide services with its branches and offices in four countries as well as foreign company partnerships.
BİTES is a technology-based innovative brand located in Ankara, having a wide range of product base including Next-Generation Computer Based Training Systems and Synthetic Environments, 3D Virtual Maintenance Trainers, Low-Cost Synthetic Training Aids and Hardware Components, Advanced Training Management Information Systems and Mission-Planning & After Action Review-Debriefing Software Solutions and a serious game-engine driven image generator for all kinds of virtual training applications.
In 2014 and 2017, BİTES was named one of the world’s top 100 Simulation Technologies Companies by Military Training Technology Magazine, one of the leading Simulation and Education Industry publications in the USA. From 2014 to 2017, the Company has become one of the 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies according to Deloitte Fast. In 2016, BİTES received the R&D Center award by Ankara Chamber of Industry and in 2017 received the İnovaLİG 2017 Outstanding Achievement Certificate. In 2018, the company was nominated by the Military Training Technology Magazine for the innovative product category worldwide, with the use of the Augmented Reality-based Maintenance System.
BİTES incorporates all converging technologies to enable greater use of integrated solutions in training exercises, greater flexibility in adapting systems to new threats and requirements, and an increased ability to tailor training programs to the specific needs of different end-users.