PCIe Card FTE

2021-07-21T14:53:59+01:00

PROJECTS

PCIe Card FTE

Productisaton | Application Software

WHO UK Fintech OEM
WHY Production PCB assemblies need to be tested at the CEM to ensure that the PCBAs are assembled correctly and that they function correctly.
WHAT
  • Customised functional test equipment development to support production at UK CEM
  • System design, development, testing and documentation
  • Application Software design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY GUI test application running on linux PC to manage serial USB and RS485 interfaces
TOOLCHAINS
  • Open-source Linux test platform
  • TCL/TK Test Environment
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2019

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Axtrinet 25G/100G

2021-06-25T14:02:26+01:00

PROJECTS

Axtrinet 25G/100G

Product | Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification | Productisation

WHO Xentech Solutions
WHY Increasing use of 100Gbps Ethernet speeds drove a new product requirement for a cost effective multi-port 25G/100G Ethernet Packet Generator
WHAT
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software and hardware drivers, application (GUI) software and TCL application, design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype and production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
  • User documentation
  • Axtrinet website enhancement
TECHNOLOGY
  • Xilinx Kintex UltraScale+ FPGA with external DDR4
  • Freescale Kinetis K66 ARM CPU
  • Serial 25Gbps on i-Tera MT40 substrate
  • Quectel GPS receiver
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source C embedded software development
  • Open-source Linux application development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2019-2021

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Gateway FTE

2021-06-25T14:05:36+01:00

PROJECTS

Gateway FTE

Application Software | Productisation

WHO Silent Gliss
WHY Production PCB assemblies need to be tested at the CEM to ensure that the PCBAs are assembled correctly and that they function correctly.
WHAT
  • Customised functional test equipment for Gateway and Curtain Motor PCBAs
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Application Software design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY GUI test application running on linux PC to manage serial I2C, RS485 and Ethernet interfaces
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Open-source Linux test platform
  • TCL/TK Test Environment
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2019

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Curtain Motor Bridge

2021-06-25T14:02:11+01:00

PROJECTS

Curtain Motor Bridge

Hardware | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification | Productisation

WHO Silent Gliss
WHY The customer wanted to add ‘smart home’ capability to their range of motorised blinds and curtains, but did not have the technical expertise in-house
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing, approvals and documentation
  • Embedded control software
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale Kinetis K20 ARM CPU
  • Single-sided 4-layer PCB
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2018

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Smart Gateway

2021-06-25T14:02:05+01:00

PROJECTS

Smart Gateway

Application Software | Certification | Embedded Software | Hardware | Productisation

WHO Silent Gliss
WHY The customer wanted to add ‘smart home’ capability to their range of motorised blinds and curtains, but did not have the technical expertise in-house.
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing, approvals and documentation
  • Embedded control software, hardware drivers, application API and web management
  • KNX application development and certification
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale Kinetis K66 ARM CPU
  • Weinzierl KNX Module
  • Single-sided 4-layer PCB
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2018-2019

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Axtrinet 10G/40G

2021-06-25T14:05:14+01:00

PROJECTS

Axtrinet 10G/40G

Product | Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification | Productisation

WHO Xentech Solutions
WHY A new product opportunity was identified for a low cost 10Gbps Ethernet Packet Generator to enable multi-port testing of networking products
WHAT
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software and hardware drivers, application (GUI) software and TCL application, design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype and production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
  • User documentation
  • Axtrinet website
TECHNOLOGY
  • Achronix Speedster 22i FPGA with external DDR3-1600
  • Freescale Kinetis K66 ARM CPU
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Achronix ACE Design Tools
  • Open-source C embedded software development and Linux application development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2014-2016

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Radio-Controlled Power Switch

2021-06-25T14:00:39+01:00

PROJECTS

Radio-Controlled Power Switch

Hardware | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification

WHO Electrical Installation and Energy System supplier
WHY The customer had an excellent product idea but did not have the technical expertise to turn it into a prototype
WHAT
  • Completed Technical Feasibility Study and wrote Product Specification
  • Hardware and Embedded Software design, development, testing and documentation to deliver working prototypes for evaluation and field trials.
  • Application software design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
  • Management of prototype enclosure design and fabrication
  • EMC and Safety Approvals
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale MC13224V ARM with integrated 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio
  • Freescale MPR084 Proximity Capacitive Touch Sensor Controller
  • 2.4GHz F-Antenna and six touch pads integrated onto the PCB
  • 128×64 pixel LCD Controller
  • Battery-powered bi-directional 2.4GHz remote control
  • High current PCB-Mounted Relays
  • Interfaces to Building Management System
TOOLCHAINS
  • Mentor dxDesigner schematic capture and Expedition PCB layout
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2010-2012

RELATED PROJECTS

Let us solve your problem

Go to Top