Ritesh Kumar Pila

Noida Area, India

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Ritesh Kumar Pila's Overview


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Ritesh Kumar Pila's Skills & Expertise

  1. I2S
  2. HDMI
  3. TDM
  4. ARM
  5. SoC
  6. Embedded Systems
  7. Embedded Software
  8. Device Drivers
  9. Debugging
  10. Speech Coding
  11. Digital Signal Processors
  12. Firmware
  13. Set Top Box
  14. Audio Codecs
  15. Video Codecs
  16. Software Project Management

Ritesh Kumar Pila's Projects

  • Mobile Audio Solution (ST-Ericsson India)

    • September 2008 to Present
    Team Members: Ritesh Kumar Pila

    Development of Audio solution catering to 3G mid range mobile phone market for ST-Ericsson’s lead System On Chip 8500 which is a multi-core ARM Cortex A9 based Application Processor Engine with built in Neon Processor on various OS

    Responsibilities: (as Audio Design Head, Noida)
    • Complete accountability for audio-subsystem deliveries from India on Android & Symbian Platform
    • Customer requirements analysis and design of audio architecture
    • Lead the "multichannel audio track through HDMI" as first time feature in ST-Ericsson’s Solutions
    • Define Meego Audio Architecture along with Nokia
    • Lead the design and development of low level drivers, OpenMAX-IL based speech & audiocodec, playback & record usecases
    • Mentoring and Development of the Engineers in Digital Audio Domain
    • Project Management activities - Synchronizing, Tracking and Risk Management, customer support
    • People Management activities - Recruitment, Appraisals, defining career paths for individuals
    • Program Management involving negotiations and tracking of 3rd Party on Meego platform
    • Customizations (Change Requests) & Bug Fixing (Defect Management) handling
    • Quality Management ( Code Review, Design Review, Documentation Review )

  • Audio Competence Centre (STMicroelectronics India)

    • April 1999 to September 2008
    Team Members: Ritesh Kumar Pila

    Specialized in Audio Codec Provider for DVD Player and Set-top Box across all ST site worldwide. Also delivered complete audio subsystem firmware solutions for set-top box (stb5100 and stb7710) and TV Division (std 1000). These chipsets are SH-4 based processors

    Responsibilities: (as ACC Manager)
    • Lead a team responsible for delivering audio codecs to several STMicro Division
    • Provide technical consultancies to finalize Audio Architecture for ST Products
    • Single point of contact in ST India for Audio Domain
    • Recruitment, Training and Development of the Engineers in Digital Audio Domain
    • Technical Mentor for codec development & audio firmware development
    • Project co-ordination amongst firmware, driver and validation groups
    • Defect Management and Change Request handling
    • Yearly Budgeting in terms of Projects and Man-Power
    • Project Management and Project Tracking through Microsoft Project Plan
    • Quality Management ( Code Review, Design Review, Documentation Review )

  • DVD Design Centre (STMicroelectronics India)

    • April 1999 to September 2004
    Team Members: Ritesh Kumar Pila

    • Design, Develop & Optimize for both MIPS and Memory
    - SBC Decoder from scratch for ST’s 32 bit processor ST231
    - Dolby DD+ 5.1/7.1 decoder for ST231
    - G729a/b speech codec for 24 bit DSP
    - Dolby AC3 in 24 bit fixed point
    - MPEG1/2/2.5 Layer1/2 in both 24 bit and 32 bit fixed point
    - MPEG2 Multichannel using assembly language for 16 bit DSP
    - Prologic-II fixed point modeling for both 24 bit and 32 bit processor
    • Algorithm modification of DCT(MPEG) benchmarked better than Lee’s & Hou’s Methods

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