PRODUCTS

Here are some of the more interesting products we’ve been involved in:

FPW

Implemented Windows GUI front end, HTTP server access, and some of the low level code for a communications processor in use with emergency services and manufacturing companies in the UK and overseas. This product is used in a variety of roles including emergency services mobilisation, engineering test and setup, and factory monitoring.

Platform: PC with MS Windows 95,98,NT,2000,XP
Primary development tools: Borland C++ Builder, Microsoft Visual C++.

MFW

This is a further development of FPW which has been ported to Linux.

Platform: PC with Linux
Primary development tools: g++.

X-Plorer+

Designed and developed a suite of PC based support and management applications for a museum/ gallery audio guide. The PC applications communicate with the gallery guide racks via TCP/IP or RS232. Gallery visitor data is acquired from the gallery guide racks and written to an SQL database via ADO. More details here.

Platform: PC with MS Windows 95,98,NT,2000,XP
Primary development tools: Borland C++ Builder, Microsoft Visual C++.

Paranoia

Designed and developed PC based control system for SCSI encryption unit. The control system interfaces to the SCSI encryption unit via RS232. The encryption unit is a separate unit which is placed inline between the host computer and the SCSI tape drives, for DES3 encryption of tapes.

Platform: PC with MS Windows 95,98,NT,2000,XP
Primary development tools: Borland C++ Builder

Call Training Simulator

Developed PC based training and control system for PABX. This product allows a training centre to simulate a complete working environment for training purposes.

Platform: PC with MS Windows 95,98,NT,2000,XP
Primary development tools: Borland C++ Builder

Firestat

Designed and developed management and payroll system in use with Fire Services in the UK. The application collects data from the mobilisation system in the Fire Station, and transmits the data to a central location via DUN. This replaces a time consuming and error-prone paper based system. More details here.

Platform: PC with MS Windows 95,98,NT,2000,XP
Primary development tools: Visual Basic, MS Access

VIPA

Designed, developed and supported a seismic data QC and logging system in use by oil exploration crews in remote locations. Developed a custom SCSI driver for the Adaptec AIC-78XX chipset. The product allows the operator to monitor quality of the seismic data being recorded in real time, rather than at the end of the day when it is much more expensive to correct problems. More details here.

Platform: Industrial PC with QNX 4
Primary development tools: Photon, Watcom C/C++