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By: Aton International  09-12-2011
Keywords: Windows, Software Development, Firmware Development

Aton’s technical staff has experience with a wide range of tools and systems.

Our company fosters a culture of continuous learning and experimentation. We start training on the latest technologies as soon as they become available.  Because we have been developing software and firmware since 1981, we also have a repertoire of legacy system skills that becomes very useful in porting older systems to modern platforms, or in interfacing your current product with a legacy system. The following list represents a snap shot of our staff’s competencies.

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Embedded, Windows CE, Windows Mobile 2003, 5.0, 6.0,  6.1 and 6.5 including Pocket PC and Smartphone, Google Android, Windows Embedded for POS, Windows XP , Vista, Windows 7, Linux, and UNIX.
  • Server technologies: Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server, Small Business Server, ASP.NET, XML Web Services, Exchange Server, Biz Talk Server, SQL Server, Host Integration Server (SNA Server).
  • Programming Languages: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Visual C++, C, Visual Basic .NET, C#, Borland Delphi, Visual Basic Scripting, VBA, Assembler.
  • Database: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Borland Interbase.
  • Web Middleware Development: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, XML Web Services, Infragistics, ASP.NET, Borland Delphi.
  • Web Content Development: WordPress, Plone, Microsoft Expression, Microsoft Front Page, NetObjects Fusion.
  • Embedded Systems: Microsoft Windows CE, Microsoft Embedded Standard (XP Embedded), Windows Embedded POS (Point of Service), Windows Embedded Enterprise and Windows Embedded NavReady.
  • Embedded Hardware and Device Interfaces: A wide variety of 8, 16, and 32 bit embedded processors from Motorola,  Intel, Zilog, Texas Instruments, as well as custom gate array processors and DSP co-processors. Our staff understands hardware and can work effectively with your hardware engineers.  Through our affiliates, we can provide hardware prototype board designs as well.
  • Internet Protocols: TCP/IP, Winsock, HTML, HTTP, Telnet, TN3270, TN5250, VT220, Telnet, FTP, etc.
  • Legacy systems: Microsoft DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows for Workgroups, Windows 95/98, UNIX, IBM System z (3270), IBM  System i (5250), IBM SNA, IBM Bisync, IBM Token Ring.

What Services Does Aton Perform for Clients?

  • Systems Analysis, Technology Assessment and System Architecture Design: Technical and cost analyses, system architecture design, project specifications, and vendor surveys and recommendations.
  • Mobile, Embedded and Wireless Systems: Solutions for OEM product manufacturers including system integration, software and firmware development for a wide variety of embedded processors. Mobile applications for Wndows Mobile (Pocket PC and Smartphone) and Apple iPhone. Porting desktop applications to Windows Mobile. Porting other embedded systems to Windows Embedded.
  • I/O Device Interfacing: Aton International has helped OEM’s successfully integrate into their products such diverse devices as biometric scanners, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), process controllers for SCADA systems, optical storage, image processors, medical instruments, bar code scanners, electrical power control RTU equipment, automatic teller encryption devices, VSAT spread spectrum telecom systems, IBM mainframe channel adapters, and custom communication processors. Development of device drivers.
  • Data Communications: Local and Wide Area Networks: Data communication protocol implementation, protocol conversion, and terminal emulation for diverse environments including Internet protocols such as WAP, FTP, Telnet, TCP/IP, and Winsock, mainframe protocols such as IBM 3270, TN3270, TN5250, VT220, VT100, VT 52,IBM LU 6.2 – APPC, IBM SNA/SDLC, IBM Token Ring LAN MAC layer, IBM mainframe channel interface, IBM Bisync, IBM 2780/3780, and diverse specialized protocols such as VSAT Satcomm,  Harris DNP 3.0 SCADA, X.25/HDLC, asynchronous file transfer protocols, and intelligent communication controllers.
  • Enterprise Application Integration and Troubleshooting: System integration and debugging of digital systems ranging from single board dedicated systems to elements of large globally networked systems.
  • Application Software Development: End user application development. Our focus is implementing quality, sustainable applications  ranging from the smaller Embedded platforms to larger scale distributed systems utilizing the Microsoft server platforms. We integrate diverse elements such as XML web services, SQL database, communications protocols, Internet access, optical disk archiving, live video capture, image processing, firmware and embedded processors, and specialized I/O devices into systems to deliver consistently reliable results.

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