Hancock - Contract Embedded Uproc Software - San Francisco, CA, USA

Neil Hancock

San Francisco, CA, USA


Contract Embedded Uproc Software


20years experience designing embedded software - in a small get it done environment to large collaborative team environments.C, nesC, and C++ Processors includes Atmel AT91SAM3X, Mega2560.... Motorola/...
Design methods include small scale evolutionary design, to define the requirements and plan the releases.
recent seminars:
SDN - Software Defined Network Emerging Technology SIG seminar - a new wave for enabling the rest of the worlds internet access. www.opennetsummit.org/2013
Timesys Factory eLinux - PHYTEC phyCORE-Vybrid dual A5/M4 cores for embeded sensors


Telecom startup

As a Software Manager responsibility was to plan & integration of OAMP features into releases.
As a Senior Software Engineer – Specify, design, implement and test Media Resource Controller interface to T1. The software layer controlling hardware for AAL1, POTs, AAL2 or other physical voice interface. Managed release deliverables for two internal releases.
- product design phase- critique hardware architecture for next generation Central Office combining data and voice on an ATM back-plane.
Tools: Prime software engineer in researching and selecting Continuus source code management system. Prime Sw engineer in selecting Abacus call generator for Sw testing.

Rugged remote monitoring wireless device

Designed from the ground up the hardware for a wireless device to monitor surface water levels and display on the internet. Software used TinyOS nesC (network embedded systems C) and cloud presentation using a private tomcat instance.

Wireless M2M stack

ARM AT91SAM3X, open source Arduino C++ framework and drivers from Atmel Software Framework (ASF), with interfaces to Ethernet w5200 Ethernet, Cellular modems, Digi Corp. XBP series wireless hybrids, Detailed system knowledge including customer product interface (LEDs), powering, USB Host , UARTs, ADC, SPI TWI/I2C.

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