Mark Lakata

Silicon Valley

Programmer since 1980. I have a broad experience with computers, from CPU architecture (working at MIPS Technologies) and semiconductor physics (as a physics PhD) to 10 years as a firmware/software programmer consultant as president of Qromodyn Corporation.

  • VLSI and FPGA HDL (Verilog, VHDL)
  • VLSI layout and design verification
  • PCB design and layout
  • Board debug and bring-up
  • Microcontrollers (PIC,Si Labs, TI, ST)
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
  • Embedded Microprocessor (ARM, MIPS)
  • Custom Bootloading (microcontroller, Xilinx Zynq)
  • Custom OTAP (Over The Air Programming)
  • Windows applications (C, C++, C++/CLI, C#, .NET, ASP, Perl, Python)
  • Apple OSX (Objective-C, XCode)
  • Unix - Solaris, Cygwin, Linux (Fedora/Ubunto)
  • Digital audio/voice - codecs
  • Digital video - custom video display
  • RF - XBee, WirelessUSB, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)