ADS, Inc. VLM-2000 with Trimble Navagation
SK8-II GPS receiver, Wilke Technology Tiny Tiger
microcontroller, and Novatel Expedite Cellular Digital
Packet Data (CDPD)
• Worked with analog and digital inputs,
digital outputs, Global Positioning System (GPS) and
wireless RF (based on TAPR X.25 technology) and cellular
(CDPD and iDEN) packet modem technology to implement
vehicle tracking, telemetry and remote control
• Designed, implemented and tested
embedded control firmware in ANSI C for an Automatic
Vehicle Location (AVL) embedded control system with an
• Designed, implemented and tested the
VLM-2000 embedded control system (hardware and
firmwareware) based on the Wilke Technology Tiny Tiger
microcontroller (in BASIC, see illustration) to replace
an obsolete existing design.
• Designed a binary content protocol
(ADSPack) for ADS AVL/CAD applications and provided
embedded implementation for the ADS binary transport
protocol for Wide Area Networking communications
• Wrote end-user and back-end GUIs for ADS
Wide-Area Network CAD applications using MS VB 6 with
SourceSafe, IPWorks TCP/UDP, serial/parallel I/O,
MapInfo, SQL and Oracle.
• Prepared schematics, user's manuals,
technical manuals, proposals, and reports for ADS
products using ORCAD and Microsoft Office with Visio.
• Participated in on-site testing,
deployment, customer training and support activities
throughout the product life-cycle.