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Monrose Services - UK- Based Specialists in Test & Measurement Systems Design and Technical Writing

Established in 2000 by David James, formerly Head of Software at Marconi Instruments, Monrose Services offers expertise in test and measurement instrument firmware and applications development, and technical writing.


How Can Monrose Services Help Your Organisation?

Technical Writing

We have prepared many kinds of written technical communication, including:

  • Operating manuals.
  • Technical articles.
  • Application notes and white papers.
  • Training materials.
  • Marketing communications materials.
  • English language content of user interface designs.

We have worked closely with non-native English speakers, mainly in Japan, to help them communicate effectively with the English-speaking world.

If we have the information needed to complete the work, we always meet deadlines.

Software Engineering for Test and Measurement Applications

MeterWe have specialist knowledge of the test and measurement industry and extensive experience in specifying and producing embedded and application software for microwave signal sources, power meters, scalar and vector network analysers, spectrum analysers, signal generators, signal analysers, and short range wireless test equipment.

  • Requirements analysis and specification.
  • Project planning and management
  • Systems implementation and test.
  • Maintenance of legacy systems.

If we can't answer your test and measurement questions directly, it's likely that we'll know someone who can!

Our Approach

Monrose Services offers clearly-written proposals and fixed-price contracts. Clients come back because they have experienced the benefits of the Monrose approach.

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Monrose undertakes many different types of project from short term investigations to full-scale developments. Here are just a few examples.

Controlling Instruments using Ethernet

Monrose undertook a major project to introduce Ethernet control into an established test and measurement product. This involved specifying, designing and implementing a solution based on the LXI and VXI-11 standards.

Future Proof IO Services

To overcome obsolescence issues and to provide a degree of future proofing to a successful product, Monrose proposed the addition of an off-the-shelf CPU card to provide modern IO services based on Linux.

Extending a Product Range

Monrose worked with marketing and engineering staff at the UK headquarters of an international electronics company to specify the software requirements for a new variant of an existing product range, and then went on to  design and implement the software.

Process Improvements

An international telecommunications company invited Monrose to review their proposed new software development procedures and to give a presentation to their software engineering staff.

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