Doug Abbott is the principal of Intellimetrix, a consulting firm in Silver City, NM, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Among his past and present clients are Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, Sandia National Laboratory and numerous smaller high-tech companies in Silicon Valley.
Doug has well over thirty years experience in various aspects of computer hardware and software design and has been an independent consultant for about twenty years. Prior to founding Intellimetrix, he managed software development for DSP Technology, Inc, a leading supplier of high-speed instrumentation.
Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, teaching classes on the Linux operating system and real-time programming in general. He has taught the techniques of embedded programming and multi-tasking operating sys-tems to hundreds of professional engineers. These classes can also be customized and made available for on-site presentation.
He is the author of three books:
Embedded Linux Development using Eclipse
Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, 3nd ed.
The PCI Bus Demystified, 2nd ed.
Mr. Abbott received an MSEE degree from the University of California at Berkeley.