Software Development

Embedded Firmware development

Many products are still designed without an operating system due to cost, speed and/or power constraints; this approach is often referred to as ‘bare metal’.  RVL engineers have decades of experience in developing embedded firmware using assembly and more prominently C/C++ for implementation. Working across many architectures (AVR, PIC, ARM, H8S) and toolchains we have brought a wide variety of products to life, whilst also offering consultancy on existing designs where the original developer is no longer available. We have successfully completed several FPGA projects using the Altera Cyclone series.

RVL has designed ’bare metal’ firmware for the following projects:

  • Pressure / temperature sensor module
  • PCMCIA RF transceiver module
  • Industrial communications hub
  • Bench top & industrial analytical equipment
  • SIP home & office security system
  • Refrigeration control equipment
  • Fuel dispensing management system
  • Home energy monitoring system
  • Video overlay system
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