View From The Peak

Welcome to the foremost industry blog covering current issues in Internet of Things (IOT) and Video & Audio. You’ll also find specific information on a wide range of other issues including hardware and software/firmware design; and video, mobile application and signal processing technologies. We cover a wide range of industries including security, cable/satellite, enterprise video, oil and gas, law enforcement, smartphone, defense and communications, among others.

Apps for Physical Security - Case Study

Pat French, Director of Business Development When a leading developer of complete enterprise physical security solutions (including access control, video surveillance, and event monitoring) asked us to develop their mobile experience, we were excited to help as access control touches a number o…

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Set-top Box (STB) Big Data - Case Study

Tom Craven, Technical Lead In the past decade, more and more companies have launched big data programs to enhance their business intelligence capabilities, often with a focus on customer behavior analysis. Having access to large amount of customer behavior data can allow busin…

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Lucid Sound Gaming Headphones - Case Study

Pat French, Director of Business Development When LucidSound needed support on a high quality surround sound gaming headset for Xbox One, they turned to Cardinal Peak. Because Cardinal Peak has deep audio experience on our team, we didn’t have to find professionals to work on the project. Ins…

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iZotope's portable recording studio - Case Study

Pat French, Director of Business Development For those who have never picked up a guitar and dreamed of being the next Tom Petty, iZotope designs award-winning audio products and technologies for musicians, music producers and audio post engineers around the world. In a nutshell, they develop t…

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Yonder Music Service - Case Study

Tom Craven, Technical Lead A key requirement was for the system to be scalable from the start - at launch, Yonder was made available to 15 million users. The social design led to a number of interesting data processing challenges, such as traversing the social graph and ...

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Scalable Video Cloud Service using Web Sockets

Matt Osminer A major cable/satellite TV provider approached us to implement a new video service as an expansion to their emerging home security product line.  The solution required a scalable video cloud service...

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Bringing Security, Strength, and Usability to Cryptocurrency Wallet Devices

Pat French, Director of Business Development When a leading decentralized exchange platform was looking to create a premium cryptocurrency hardware wallet that would provide unmatched security protection and ease of use, they turned to security architect expert ...

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Posted In: Security

Using dbus in embedded Linux

Dan Do you need dbus? There are command line programs for most system management functions. However, these traditional interfaces now talk dbus to get the job done. For example, the shutdown command actually uses dbus to tell ...

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Interactive Radio - The Clip Case Study

Pat French, Director of Business Development When a serial entrepreneur came to Cardinal Peak with the idea to make radio interactive and thereby capitalize on the deep connection that millions of people have with their favorite radio stations, we were excited to help.  Radio was being ...

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Posted In: Android, Audio, AWS, iOS

HIPAA compliant VMS & App, The Medical Memory Case Study

Pat French, Director of Business Development Dr. Randall W. Porter, a neurosurgeon with Barrow Neurosurgical Associates in Phoenix, AZ, created Medical Memory after his father was diagnosed with cancer. His father lived in Chicago and Dr. Porter experienced the challenges and frustrations of ha…

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Posted In: AWS, Video
We rely on Cardinal Peak for their ability to bolster our patent licensing efforts with in-depth technical guidance. They have deep expertise and they’re easy to work with.
Diego deGarrido Sr. Manager, LSI
Cardinal Peak has a strong technology portfolio that has complemented our own expertise well. They are communicative, drive toward results quickly, and understand the appropriate level of documentation it takes to effectively convey their work. In…
Jason Damori Director of Engineering, Biamp Systems
We asked Cardinal Peak to take ownership for an important subsystem, and they completed a very high quality deliverable on time.
Matt Cowan Chief Scientific Officer, RealD
Cardinal Peak’s personnel worked side-by-side with our own engineers and engineers from other companies on several of our key projects. The Cardinal Peak staff has consistently provided a level of professionalism and technical expertise that we…
Sherisse Hawkins VP Software Development, Time Warner Cable
Cardinal Peak was a natural choice for us. They were able to develop a high-quality product, based in part on open source, and in part on intellectual property they had already developed, all for a very effective price.
Bruce Webber VP Engineering, VBrick
We completely trust Cardinal Peak to advise us on technology strategy, as well as to implement it. They are a dependable partner that ultimately makes us more competitive in the marketplace.
Brian Brown President and CEO, Decatur Electronics
The Cardinal Peak team started quickly and delivered high-quality results, and they worked really well with our own engineering team.
Charles Corbalis VP Engineering, RGB Networks
We found Cardinal Peak’s team to be very knowledgeable about embedded video delivery systems. Their ability to deliver working solutions on time—combined with excellent project management skills—helped bring success not only to the product…
Ralph Schmitt VP, Product Marketing and Engineering, Kustom Signals
Cardinal Peak has provided deep technical insights, and they’ve allowed us to complete some really hard projects quickly. We are big fans of their team.
Scott Garlington VP Engineering, xG Technology
We’ve used Cardinal Peak on several projects. They have a very capable engineering team. They’re a great resource.
Greg Read Senior Program Manager, Symmetricom
Cardinal Peak has proven to be a trusted and flexible partner who has helped Harmonic to deliver reliably on our commitments to our own customers. The team at Cardinal Peak was responsive to our needs and delivered high quality results.
Alex Derecho VP Professional Services, Harmonic
Yonder Music was an excellent collaboration with Cardinal Peak. Combining our experience with the music industry and target music market, with Cardinal Peak’s technical expertise, the product has made the mobile experience of Yonder as powerful as…
Adam Kidron founder and CEO, Yonder Music
The Cardinal Peak team played an invaluable role in helping us get our first Internet of Things product to market quickly. They were up to speed in no time and provided all of the technical expertise we lacked. They interfaced seamlessly with our i…
Kevin Leadford Vice President of Innovation, Acuity Brands Lighting
We asked Cardinal Peak to help us address a number of open items related to programming our systems in production. Their engineers have a wealth of experience in IoT and embedded fields, and they helped us quickly and diligently. I’d definitely…
Ryan Margoles Founder and CTO, notion