Development and Consultancy Services

FarSite Communications provide technical consultancy and development services to clients. Click here to contact us with details of your particular requirement,  a free response is provided with no obligation on your part.


We provide experienced consultants with specialist technical knowledge to help with your business challenges. As examples we can provide communications product design expertise, advise on network design and independent project auditing. The team are experienced at reporting to all levels of management.

For technical skills see Technical Expertise.

Hardware and Software Custom Development

Staff from our development teams in the UK and China can undertake your complete software or hardware project or develop sub-systems to interface with those developed by your in-house staff. The custom developments are often for systems and communications projects, some more recent examples of which are: low cost communications cards, data communications gateways for mobile phones, voice and fax over USB, SMS protocol conversion Gateway, lottery systems, Vista drivers.

Version controlled source code and documentation are normally supplied to the client. See Technical Expertise for a list of some of the company's technical skills.
We are experienced in development projects where the teams are distributed internationally and the management skills that are required to ensure success.

The FarSite Communications development team work to the standards required for the development of software in TickIT environments.

Product Customisation for OEMs

FarSite can undertake customisation of our communications products to suit particular customers requirements, some examples include: alternative APIs, porting to new operating systems, alternative protocol stacks, new network interfaces and new bus interfaces.

Technical Expertise

This section details just some of the areas in which we have technical expertise

Application Types

  • Bridging
  • Custom communications cards
  • Drivers for Linux and Windows
  • FAX Emulators
  • LAN-WAN Gateways
  • Lottery Systems and Protocols
  • ISDN Terminal Adapters
  • Man-Machine interface design
  • MIB Design
  • Mobile telephone control protocols
  • Modem Simulators
  • NPSI
  • Proprietary APIs
  • Protocol Handlers and Converters
  • Routers
  • SNMP Agent, Proxy Agent and Extension Agent
  • Secure Network Design (Internet, Intranet)
  • Terminal Emulators
  • USB devices

Hardware & Software Platforms

  • DSPs (various)
  • Intel X86 series inc embedded types
  • Linux (various)
  • Motorola 68000 Series
  • NEC V series
  • Pocket PC
  • pSOS
  • PowerPC
  • RTOS
  • SCO Unix
  • Streams
  • ARM based devices
  • Vista
  • Windows 2000, XP and NT
  • Windows CE

Standard Protocols

  • ATM
  • Bridging (Spanning Tree)
  • FAX (various group types)
  • GPRS
  • IP Routing (RIP / OSPF)
  • IPX Routing (RIP / NLSP)
  • ISDN BRI and PRI (Q.921 / 931)
  • ISO Transport
  • Modem standards - various
  • MPoA
  • PPP (including Multilink, BACP, CCP and CHAP)
  • PPPoA
  • QLLC
  • SNA (3270, LU 6.2, SDLC)
  • SNMP
  • T.70 & T.90
  • TCP/IP
  • Token Ring DLC
  • Triple-X PAD
  • Voice
  • V.120
  • WAP
  • X.25 & X.75
  • USB

Interface Standards

  • ASN.1
  • CAPI
  • CSN.1
  • NDIS, WAN, NET & COMM for Windows
  • PCI
  • PCI-X
  • PCIe
  • Sockets
  • TLI
  • USB

Click here to contact us with details of your particular requirement, we provide a free response with no obligation on your part.