Ian Smith is Managing Director of Abelon Systems.

Embedded Firmware Refactoring, Optimisation and Migration

Even if you aren’t planning to develop a brand new product, there are a number of options to help improve your current embedded product line.

Legacy products are often based on older hardware platforms which often become obsolete or end-of-life by the silicon vendor. Customers are also always looking for better features and improved performance but either don’t want to invest in new hardware or need to retain the current field population of devices.

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Subsea Control System Wins Subsea UK Innovation and Technology Award

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One of Abelon's long standing partners, Aker Solutions, has triumphed at the Subsea UK Awards, winning the Innovation and Technology Award for its Vectus™ 6.0 Subsea Electronics Module (SEM).

Abelon Systems was chosen by Aker Solutions to help design and develop the embedded firmware for the Vectus 6.0 platform. Having worked with Aker since 2005 to develop previous generations of its SEMs, Abelon were ideally placed to form part of the embedded firmware design team on this project. Vectus 6.0 is the latest development in SEMs which are used to remotely control oil and gas production systems placed on the seafloor. Compared with its predecessors, Vectus 6.0 provides greater data and power capabilities at lower project execution risks. The electronics and software platform can be adapted to meet future industry needs and has been designed with a focus on quality, reliability and manufacturability..

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Abelon Systems to Present at NSRI Technology and Innovation Showcase

Edinburgh based embedded systems company Abelon has announced that it will be presenting at the NSRI Technology and Innovation Showcase to be held on September 23rd at the Village Hotel, Kingswells, Aberdeen.

Abelon Systems Managing Director Ian Smith will present a talk on some of the "Do's and Don'ts" of outsourcing software development and how Abelon Systems can help our customers benefit from our expertise.

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SIGFOX – A new technology for IoT comms?

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  SIGFOX – A new technology for IoT comms?

It’s quite likely you’ve never heard of SIGFOX, or if you have it has been sketchy at best on details. So what is it, and why should you care?

SIGFOX has been designed from the ground up as a low throughput data transmission technology, including a back-end managed data service, and is specifically intended to avoid many of the drawbacks of many current wireless technologies.

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Scottish Device Developers' Conference 2015

Device Developers Conference 2015

The 2015 Scottish Device Developers' Conference was a great success and we'd like to say a big thank you to all the visitors who came to see us, either at the talk or who stopped by our stand to say hello.

Abelon Systems Managing Director Ian Smith gave a talk on developing embedded systems for harsh environments using examples from case studies from a number of recent client projects to highlight some of the challenges raised by these hostile environments and the solutions used to overcome them. This was extremely well attended and extra chairs had to be brought in to seat all the people who wanted to hear this talk!

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