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Ian Daintith BEng 1st

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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 18 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. Although he specialises in wireless telecomunications and protocol development he has worked across many sectors to include mobile comms, wireless, automotive and utility. Software: Embedded C/C++, Visual C++, Assembler, GNU Tool chain. Tech: 3G, GSM, Zigbee, 802.15.4, Bluetooth, GPS, TCP IP Platforms: Arduino, Win32/64 API, MFC, WinCE6/CE7, Raspberry Pi, Microcontrollers: ARM, PIC 8/16/32, ST, NXP, Atmel. 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.
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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


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  • UK English 1


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