emBuild Software Design
I, Ted Merrill, am a retired software engineer
living in Santa Cruz, California.
My consulting business is emBuild Software
My expertise is in system software related to embedded
systems: system design, operating systems, hardware drivers and
In addition to my consulting business, I have held the
titles of System Architect,
Software Architect and Software Fellow in more than 25 years of
experience in the embedded software field, working with tens of other
engineers; and I have worked alone on major projects. I have
gained a reputation for both high production quantity and quality (the
former cannot be maintained for long without the latter).
Details may be found here.
I have been the author of a diverse selection of system software,
including: a clone of the vxWorks operating system, a highly
realtime software system coded in assembly language, an object-oriented
graphics/windowing system, a mini-TCP stack, and many hardware drivers
(including Unix/Linux) ...
software control frameworks, high reliability flash-based databases...
for embedded software targets including cat
and mri scanners, scanning probe microscopes, wireless internet modems,
home gateway boxes.
I am the principal author of a free software development suite known as
atool which has
used by hundreds of engineers since 1986.
I host two freeware web sites:
In my non-work life, my wife and enjoy our hometown of Santa
Cruz, California, and I
am an avid hiker, backpacker, dancer and body-surfer. This
taken during a hike to the Black Tusk in British Columbia.
I may be contacted by sending email (no spam please!) to software
(atsign) embuildsw (dot) com .
emBuild, emBuildSw and emBuild Software Design are trademarks of Ted
Merrill for the field of software and software design.