Do you need help with an embedded system? Our team has been working with Virginia Embedded Systems since the early 1990s. During this time we have worked with microcontroller (MCU) and Micro-Processor Unit (MPU) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP), such as STM32F4, MSP430, Atmel, PIC, LPC and ARM. We are use to working with COTS devices such as OMAP, BeagleBone Black, Raspberry Pi and Arduino or in-house custom embedded systems. We have also had experience rolling our own real-time operating systems, however still prefer to use COTS such as RTLinux, VxWorks, RTOS and GreenHill. We also consider ourselves Linux experts due to our experience with the Linux kernel, filesystem and extensive knowledge and experience of Linux command line tools and packages. Using the embedded system to read sensors and/or control motors in real-time via various signal processing methods is a very common task for us.
So if you need a custom embedded system built from scatch, or just need further work on an existing embedded system, feel free to contact us. We have much experience designing circuits with MCU's, MPU's or DSP alone using ti.com Design Tools for buck-boost converters, lowpass/highpass filters, and power management IC (PMIC). And when it comes to loading the operating system (possible real-time based) and writting the firware/software, we have that all covered too - programming is also one of our strengths.
Electronics is an art our team has been working with since childhood (from building kits from Dicksmith, Tandy, and Jaycar to designing digital electronic keypads). Since then, we have maintained a constant update of knowledge and experience on the topic, since most of our projects involve either building a circuit from scatch, reviewing circuit designs, programming for target microcontrollers, and/or reworking pre-built PCB's for various needs such as bypassing/hacking solutions, or replacing broken components.
Our primary developer Luke Cole has a history as the "go to man" for many colleagues, and is well known to have "a knack for making things work". To learn more about Luke see his LinkedIn page or personal home page.
The CTO of COLETEK (Luke Cole) originally worked for Hemisphere GPS as a "Robotics Engineer" implementing auto-guidance solutions for agriculture tractors and quadbikes.
Luke Cole also worked at Location Aware Technologies (433) developing indoor tracking devices. And also worked for leading research institutes such as NICTA, CSIRO and ANU Robotics System Lab (lead by Alex Zelinsky).
Lance Cole has also worked at NICTA and has a background of various hardware development, such as working for a contract company to the US millary (EOS), building the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS).
Virginia is a suburb in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located 10kms north of the Brisbane central business district. It is primarily a residential suburb with many timber and tin Queenslander style housing. The suburb was named after the Virginia Brick Company, founded in 1897, near the Virginia Railway Station, which the station opened in 1888.
One of Brisbane Transport's bus depots is based in Virginia.
Virginia is a settlement situated in Queensland, Australia. Virginia is 951 km from the Australian capital Canberra. Nearby places include Boondall, Crab Tree Station, North Gate Junction, Northgate.
Nearby landmarks include Bramble Bay, Doboy Bridge, Gateway Bridge, Nudgee Beach, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge.
Virginia is about 10km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 38% of households in this area consist of couples with children, 40% are couples without children and 19% are single parent families. Stand-alone houses make up over 97% of the dwellings in this area. You’ll mainly find timber and tin Queenslanders and workers cottages around here, some still in need of renovation. The median house price in Virginia for the 2004 calendar year was $318,450.
There are plenty of dining options in and around Virginia. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here. Virginia Shopping Centre on Sandgate Road is your closest shopping area, and you’re only a short drive from Westfield Chermside if you’re after more variety. If you're looking for playgroups, childcare, kindergartens or schools in this area, you'll find them here. Check out this section for things to do in your spare time. There's sport, leisure activities, local events and more. Government offices, local libraries, churches, volunteer organisations, ward offices and more - if you're after contact information for government and community organisations, this is the place to start.