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Ashu V. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Apr 11, 2015

Ashu V.

Embedded > RESTful Sensor Control > M2M Cloud Apps
   United States
  |   Carlsbad, CA
  |  10:24 pm Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $56

Complete Product Development of M2M automation and Smart Energy solutions - from requirements gathering, quick-turn concept prototyping, to (H/w, S/w) co-design, development, to validation testing and contract manufacturing.
Keil MDK-ARM, IAR-EWARM, NETOS, FreeRTOS, MQX, Contiki-OS, Embedded-Linux (Debian, OpenWRT, OpenMesh), TimeSys/LinuxLink, Android, WinCE/XP-Embedded*, OSGi-R4.x, LonWorks, BACnet, 1Wire, Modbus.
M2M, IPSO, Internet-of-Things, IPv6 WSN, 6LoWPAN, NXP LPC21xx/23xx/ 17xx, 8051, PSoC, AVR, MSP, MC13224, Digi ConnectCore/...

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Apr 4, 2013|Electrical|Private|Completed

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Skills (8)

Product Dev+Mgmt(NPD): Turnkey Solutions
Smart Energy; Auto-DR; BAS(BACnet;LON;etc)
M2M; Wireless IPv6 Sensor; Control Networking
Analog+Digital(mixed-signal)+Com System Co-design
Web Services for resources constrained devices
User-studies;Gate-reviews; Test/Productionze/Deployment planning

Service Description

Full-spectrum, turnkey product development & deployment support services, including validation testing, agency approval support and contract manufacturing
Product/ marketing requirement gathering and validation through Gate reviews
Distill marketing requirements (MRD) into technical development plan -- e.g. System- Architecture, Engineering specifications, User-experience/ interface, Hardware-design, Software design, Integration plan, Test/ validation protocol, Design-reviews, Test fixtures, Automated testing (at contract/ manufacturing and final assembly stages), QA/ QC and alpha, beta test planning, evaluation, failure analysis, and so on...
Engineering design -- Analog, Digital Hardware + Firmware/Software + Communication system Co-design.
Circuit board design, prototype building and testing. Proof of concept validation, evaluation
BSP, driver development, OS/ App code porting and validation, unit testing
Incremental integration testing. System test planning and execution
Beta test planing and on-site evaluation/ monitoring
Interface with QA, QC, Contract manufacturer, coordinating transition activities with them
Product training, documentation
Forecasting, Long range planning inputs

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M2M & Smart Energy Design Consultant, Developer
2010 - Present
Building upon years of experience in design & development of Data Acquisition, Control, Automation, Energy management systems and Enterprise Integration -- I started independent consultancy,...
Legrand/ WattStopper
Senior Systems Engineer, Product Lead
2000 - 2011
Organized, Led NPD and actual engineering development of 3+ generations of Lighting Control and Building/ Energy Management & Integration product lines -- Lighting Management, Lighting Integrator,...
GE Industrial Systems/ HCi
Systems Design Consultant
1997 - 2000
I was brought on-board this unique venture to help manage product portfolio (of automation control systems); which was in need of major update. Stepping up to the challenge -- I delivered...
Omnitek Systems
Embedded Developer (Data Acquisition & Control)
1990 - 1997
PC (E/ISA, PCI), and microcontroller based data acquisition & control (DAQ) products and system solutions/ applications. Developed a modular PC based DAQ platform. This hugely successful,...


Product Development & Management Association
Product innovation (PM/ NPD) training modules
University of California San Diego
Sustainable Business Practices
2013 - Present
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Sensor/ Control/ Data Acquisition/ DAQ; LonWorks/Echelon/ 1-Wire/ Modbus/ DMX
BACnet/ Building Automation/ Smart Cities; C/ Assembly
Home Automation
Home Energy Management Systems; Web/ apps based surveillance systems
M2M/ WSN/ IPSO; Embedded systems; RESTful web services
Smart Grid/ Automated Demand Response/ Energy Management
Product Development/ Product Management/ Program Management
My Snapshot
Engineering & Mfg.
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Member Since
January 2012
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Ashu V.