I am an embedded systems professional with experience of developing & delivering solutions in portable devices, consumer electronics, automotive, IoT (Internet-of-Things) and wearables. Experience covers Embedded Linux, Android, Tizen, Firefox OS, RTOS, STB & DTV, SmartTV, Automotive, Open Source development. Worked in various multimedia frameworks (Gstreamer, directshow, openmax, stagefright and proprietary frameworks) and multimedia applications involving playback, capture, streaming, DRM. Knowledge in post-sales activities covering new solution and offering, requirement gathering, estimation, proposal including commercials, negotiations, statement of work, acceptance test planning, supporting or building a team for delivery, technical management & delivery. Enjoy ideating, conceptualizing, design & developing solutions and winning patents Responsible for defining technology roadmap and developing solutions that help in the growth of business in segments of handsets, rugged devices, IoT (Internet of Things), Wearables, Automotive infotainment systems Generating and gathering ideas in above mentioned segments to convert them into papers/patents/technical guide/solutions Working closely with business teams to explore new business with existing and new customers Extensively worked on Android, Linux based systems I enjoy keeping track of emergence and advancements of new technologies, assess business prospects. Based on this, I involve in defining and developing prototypes and solutions. I enjoy converting my thoughts, analysis, knowledge on various topics into blogs, whitepapers and other publications. Worked extensively on Android porting and upgrades on TI-OMAP, Qualcomm and Intel platforms Worked extensively on adapting Android to non-handset products such as Automotive infotainment system and SmartTV/STB segments Worked extensively in designing and developing comprehensive multimedia subsystems on various Linux based and android platforms
Senior Architect, Sasken
Mar 2013 to Present
Working on variety of solutions - IoT Gateway, Wearable, Connected Camera, Dongles, In-Vehicle Infotainment systems - based on Android, Linux, RTOS (Zephyr) on Intel, Qualcomm and Freescale(i.MX) chipsets IoT Gateway: SmartHome segment with Iotivity, Alljoyn, Thread, Weave IoT frameworks, Protocols Wearables with human activity and gesture algorithms Exploring and enabling Security aspects in various IoT, Automotive solutions Build energy management solution using Iotivity. Work on next generation SmartTV/STB reference platform with latest & futuristic features (Smart EPG, OTT applications) on Linux & Android; involving customizing and optimizing Android for STB/SmartTV and simulating Conditional Access System (CAS). Built Digital Home Solution enabling multiple devices (Personal Computers, Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets, IP cameras, Televisions, Digital Cameras) in a home network connect to each other and share/stream media from any device to any device. Built Automotive IVI/HeadUnit Reference platform taking care of boot time optimization, CAN framework. Explore Virtualization possibilities towards running a guest OS using Linux Kernel through a virtualization machine. Assess new features and their impact to various stakeholders in handset, wearables, television and automotive segments Android L. Create technical proposals for Android/Windows/Linux-based devices in the areas of Security devices involving cryptography modules, Trusted Global Platform APIs, Secure dongle Point-of-Sale terminal Android upgrades Operator specifications. Conceptualize, design & develop solutions for security, Internet-of-Things (IoT), pluggable devices, video conferencing.