Software Design Services

Rapid Automation Design offers a full range of embedded software design services, from upgrading/retrofitting existing designs, to full cycle development.

Software Design Services

With over 25 years of experience in software design for both commercial and military applications, as well as a strong background in electrical engineering, our team provides a unique skill set that sets us apart from many companies. The team’s embedded software design expertise covers a wide range of processors and operating systems, including cutting edge solutions such as the Xilinx Zynq SoC running embedded Linux. Our conscientious and diligent engineers are highly skilled, extremely responsive, and can provide robust, high quality results with minimum direction. Our software design services will produce the solution that your product demands.

Operating Systems

  • Embedded Linux
  • WindRiver VxWorks RTOS


  • ARM
  • 68x
  • RabbitCore
  • x86
  • Microchip PIC
  • Freescale Coldfire

Development Tools

  • Freescale CodeWarrior
  • IAR Systems
  • Rabbit Dynamic C
  • Microchip MPLAB
  • Code Composer Studio


  • C/C++
  • Assembly


  • Television & Radio Broadcast Equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Precision Sensor Measurement
  • High Speed Data Acquisition
  • Communication Links
  • Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
  • Industrial Automation
  • System Control
  • Wireless
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital audio/video

Sample Projects

Lightning Sensor

TOA Lightning Sensor

Custom Design and Production Manufacturing
- Remote FPGA & SW update
- Advanced Signal Processing
- Extensible Daughtercard functionality
- Very long range detection
- High Speed Data Acquisition

DVB ASI to USB Converter


Converts an MPEG Transport Stream from a DVB ASI Asynchronous Serial Interface to USB 2.0. The compact USB powered board accepts 188, 204 bytes/packet up to data rates of 216 Mbps. Supports both Windows and Linux platforms with supplied drivers.

Airborne Server Unit

Airborne Server Unit

- In-flight entertainment
- Information/Media
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Movies
- High Speed Response
- Ruggedized components
- Low power/weight

Given the opportunity our team can help you make critical improvements to your project to lower cost and increase reliability. Our short term goal is to provide you with design services that will meet and exceed your expectations. Our long term goal is to develop a partnership with mutual trust that will benefit both sides for years to come.

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