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Electronics & Communications Engineering Solutions

Technical Consultants

Military, medical and aviation technical projects in electronics, radio frequency, mechanics and software.

Associates: Andrew Chilcott, BEng(Hons)

Andrew Chilcott, BEng(Hons)
After completing his degree in Electronic Engineering at Plymouth University in 1994, including a sandwich year at IBM, Andrew started his career working as a software engineer in the Automotive industry. He helped develop commercial vehicle brake testers as well as other automotive test equipment that can be found in most garages in the UK.

Andrew then moved into the telecommunications sector, first working on MoD military radio systems and then in the 3G industry where he helped develop a state of the art adaptive predistortion amplifer with efficiency rates unheard of at the time. It was during this time that Andrew started to assume team leader and management roles.

After the dot com crash and decline of the telecoms industry Andrew joined the Security and Access Control market, working for the UK leader - Group4 Technology. He developed RFID and Biometric security systems which were deployed in the Pentagon as well as other high security sites.

Another career change saw Andrew getting involved in the emerging Digital TV industry. He joined a market leading middleware provider where he was able to leverage his embedded skills by providing ports of the middleware to a number of high profile semiconductor vendors and mainstream consumer electronic manufacturers such as Philips, Panasonic, JVC, Toshiba and ST Microelectronics. He was instrumental in introducing the first commercial Linux based PVR to the UK market, marking the end of bespoke operating systems tied to specific STB architectures.

Specialist areas:

Embedded Software & Systems (C, C++ and Assembler)
Microcontrollers and Microprocessor based systems
Access control, Encryption & RFID
Telecommunications
Embedded Linux
Bootloaders (including secure bootloaders)

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The One-Stop Shop

We can help you get the planning right at the start of a project to minimise problems and maximise potential success.

We can help you from concept to production.

Industry Areas

Take advantage of our extensive experience in many different fields of technology.

• Medical Electronics
• Industrial Controls
• Automotive
• Telecommunications
• Energy Management
• Broadcasting and transmission
• Marine Electronics
• Diagnostic Test
• Temperature Controls
• Aerospace
• Imaging
• Signal Analysis
• Lighting
• Temperature Controls
• Software

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Successful Projects

Focus on what you do best and let us do the rest.

Our recent projects include:

• High-density Telemetry systems
• Miniature cold plasma systems
• Inductive power systems
• Infusion Pumps
• Body Area Networks for wireless patient monitoring
• Patient Management Systems
• Diabetes research and treatment products
• Sleep Apnoea research and treatment devices
• GPS
• Depth Sounder
• Autopilot and flight simulator

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Richard Reich
Innovator and Entrepreneur, founder of Vivitronics Ltd.

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Vivitronics Ltd, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon, UK. Registered in England No. 08437872

Vivitronics Technical Consultants offer full Technical Project Management and Consultancy in electronic product design and manufacturing. We can assist at all project stages from initial concept to production: Technical Analysis; Risk analysis; Rapid Design (hardware and software); Rapid prototypes; Industrial Design; Full Project Management; Design and Project Reviews; Sourcing manufacturers and suppliers; Validation and Verification; Approvals processes to ISO 9000, FDA Title 21, 60601, EU Directives; Patents and Intellectual Property. Our expertise lies in the fields of military, medical, aviation and general electronics.

Vivitronics is a member of the British Standards Institute. We adhere to the ISO13485:2012 Quality Management System, and are currently working toward achieving certification (expected 2016).



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