The University of Kent has launched UltraSoC Technologies Ltd, a new spin-out company that is developing a technology platform for real-time embedded systems-on-chip (SoC). This ground-breaking technology has produced improved debugging tools and testing methods for many computer systems within devices such as mobile phones, white goods and motor vehicles. The work has already resulted in applications for three worldwide patents.
UltraSoC Technologies Ltd recently won a Proof-of-Concept for Knowledge Transfer Award, a SEEDA and European Social Fund initiative designed to encourage knowledge transfer between higher education institutions and the business community.
Dr Klaus McDonald-Maier, team leader of the research group that produced the technology, said: ‘This funding will help us build a proof-of-concept demonstrator that will fully illustrate the capability of one of the tools in the automotive industry. We have already spoken to the major semiconductor manufacturers and suppliers and they are all very excited about the potential for our technology.’
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