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Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor is a Chief Engineer - Electrical Systems at E2V, he was previously the Head of Electronic Design at Europe's leading Space company Astrium, where he had a dual role as Head Of Electronic Design and a Responsible Engineer leading product development. In this role he lead the development of the latest generation of space-based telecommunications processors based around the Virtex 5 QV and Deep Submicron ASIC technology. He has spent the last 13 years developing both hardware and FPGA solutions for telecommunications, cryptographic, radar, safety critical systems, and thermal imaging systems, among others. Having worked with reliable design techniques for many years, he is formalizing his experiences and knowledge in book that he is currently writing. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Amazing abstractions

High-Level Synthesis (HLS) is one technology which throughout my engineering career has always been just around the corner. I first started in engineering back in…

What an exciting idea

I recently received an xCore 2000 eXplorer development board in the post from the kind people at XMOS. Admittedly I was not familiar with this…