Ascent Technologies is an
organization dedicated to the engineering of embedded microcontroller-based
software using an ISO 9001 certified process. Ascent has been in business for
over sixteen years and has acquired extensive familiarity with a wide variety
of microcontrollers. In addition, we are a trusted Motorola supplier,
providing both technical training and software development services.
Advantages to Using
- We have requirements
experience in Structured Analysis (SA) and Object-Oriented Analysis
- The tools we use for
requirements development are Teamwork, OMT, Rational Rose, System
Architect, Matrix X, StateMate, and Doors.
- Hazard Analysis methods we
support are Fault Tree and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
- We have design experience
in Structured Design (SD) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD).
- We are familiar with both
state- and event-driven architectures.
- We are experts in QNX,
Photon, UNIX, Windows 98, Windows NT, and Wind River.
- We possess numerous CASE
tools for design, supporting both SD and OOD.
- We have auto-code
- We are experts in real-time
- We use many high-level
target languages including C, C++, Visual Basic, Java, and Ada.
- We have expertise in target
- Motorola 6800, 68HC05,
68HC08, 68HC11, 68HC12, 68HC16, 68332 family, MC6833X, MPC555, and
M·Core Family (MMC2001, MMC2003).
- INTEL's 86 family, X486
- NEC, TI, Microchip, and
many other popular microcontroller manufacturers.
- We have coding and other
development standards in place.
/ V&V Phase:
- Independent Test/V&V team
- independent of your company's development team.
- Our development and testing
groups are internally independent.
- We have a large experienced
- We have the capability to
develop and execute the project's V&V plan.
- We have excellent lab
facilities capable of multiple projects.
- We are familiar with state
of the art testing tools such as Hindsight and LabVIEW.
- We have automatic testing
- 30,000 square feet of
modern office space.
- Excellent laboratories to
support multiple large projects.
- Extensive, reliable
computer network allowing engineers access to contemporary systems.