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Member since July, 2011
5 Recommendations

Ian Daintith BEng 1st 

Ian Daintith graduated with a First Class honours degree in Electronic Engineering in 1995 after winning an Institution of Electrical Engineers Undergraduate (IEE) sponsorship prize. Ian is an experienced software engineer with 16 years experience and mainly works either on real-time embedded applications using C and C++ or Microsoft platforms using VC++. He is based in Manchester in the UK. He has worked in sectors such as telco, mobile, automotive, mobile, wireless and utility. Skills include assembler, C, C++, Visual C++, TCP/IP, IPC, Messaging, multi-threading, Wireless, UI Development, Windows XP, 7, 8, Windows CE6, CE7, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ARM, X86, PIC Ian is easy to work with and can be relied on to get the job done. A good communicator and uses Skype for project work. Based in Manchester in the UK, native English speaker.
$50 USD/hr
11 Reviews
  • 92%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 9%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews

  • image of martindac Arduino Project to read/write to a DS2433 one-wire eeprom £30.00 GBP

    “Highly recommend Ian. Excellent project with good communication, quick execution and delivery and within timescale. Thank you Ian for going the extra mile and will certainly use you again. [03 December, 2014] Thank you Ian for a successful project, great communication, ethics and professionalism and really thank you for your support and going that extra mile. Would certainly use you again, I just wish there were more people like you!! Well done Ian and keep up the good work.”

    martindac Flag of United Kingdom 10 months ago.
    • Electronics
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    • Arduino
  • image of Superfluent Initial prototype for remote device to monitor pump activity, battery condition and high water alert $100.00 USD

    “Ian is extremely knowledgable and very helpful. He understood my initial concept and helped to refine the requirements for my Arduino project. I look forward to working with him again in the future.”

    Superfluent Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Electronics
    • Hire me
    • Arduino
    • Telecommunications Engineering
  • image of ttblue Digital I/O control for WinCE7 Board VS2008 £50.00 GBP

    “Ian is very knowledgeable and helpful, He went the extra mile to ensure the project was completed within time constraints and was well tested and documented. This is the second time I have hired him.”

    ttblue Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Engineering
    • Embedded Software
    • Windows CE
  • image of dkarlson read/write a DS2433 one-wire eeprom - Repost $500.00 USD

    “Everything as promised. Would hire again without hesitation.”

    dkarlson Flag of United States 1 year ago.
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    • Arduino
  • image of ttblue MFC C++ Windows CE project. £440.00 GBP

    “Polite, friendly, knowledgeable, quick .. enough about me.. No seriously Ian is the real deal ! Superb work ethic !”

    ttblue Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Software Architecture
    • Windows CE
    • C++ Programming
  • image of johnnybebad preliminary work for pir controlled media player £20.00 GBP

    “A honest, trustworthy freelancer. Easy to communicate with and very skilled in this department. Hope to deal with again very soon.”

    johnnybebad Flag of United Kingdom 1 year ago.
    • Electrical Engineering
    • PCB Layout


Embedded Software Development on variety of platforms and hardware

Oct 1995

1st Class Electronics Degree qualified software and firmware engineer with over 18 years experience of designing, developing, debugging, testing real-time software developed in assembly, C, C++, Visual C++ on a variety of platforms from PIC to X86 microprocessors, RTOS, PC, mobile phone platforms, Unix, Win32, QNX. Specialisms include hardware interfacing, wireless communications and DSP.


1st Class BEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering

1992 - 1995 (3 years)

HNC Electronic and Electrical Engineering

1990 - 1992 (2 years)


IEE Undergraduate Prize (1995)


Award given by the IEE for outstanding achievement by an undergraduate. One of fifteen awards granted each year in the United Kingdom.


Dragon's Den Successful Appearance

In September 2005 Ian co-founded Coin Metrics Limited and the unique SITEGuardianTM system which provided operators of Gaming, LBO and Casino operations with live, real-time information on the performance of console based gaming machines. Ian recognised that marketing and investment were crucial to accelerate business growth to this end, in October 2006, Ian successfully appeared on BBC2 Dragons Den TV show (Series 3 Episode 8). This performance attracted a record breaking investment offer from Deborah Mead


  • C 1
  • US English Level 1
  • UK English 1

My Top Skills

  • Arduino 7
  • Electronics 6
  • Electrical Engineering 2
  • Embedded Software 2
  • Windows CE 2
  • C Programming 1
  • Software Architecture 1
  • C++ Programming 1
  • Telecommunications Engineering 1
  • Wireless 0
  • C# Programming 0
  • Windows Mobile 0
  • CRM 0
  • Software Testing 0
  • MySQL 0
  • GPS 0
  • LabVIEW 0
  • MVC 0
  • Assembly 0
  • RTOS 0
  • Remote Sensing 0
  • Agile Development 0
  • Debugging 0
  • x86/x64 Assembler 0
  • Digital Design 0
  • Software Development 0
  • Git 0

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