ARM, Embedded, ESP32, IoT, mbed, Microchip, Nordic, OMAP, PIC, PIC32, PowerPC, STB, STM, STMicroelectronics, TI

operating systems

FreeRTOS, iOS, MacOS, mbed, OpenRTOS, RTOS, Trusted Operating Systems, U-Boot, Unix (AIX, HPUX, Linux, Solaris and others), Windows


Assembler, C, C++, CSS, HTML, Java, JavaScript, JS, Objective-C, Perl, Python, SQL


2G, 3G, 4G, 802.11, 802.15.4, ASN.1, BLE, Bluetooth LE, Cellular, Fax, HTTP, LDAP, LoRaWAN, MODBUS, OSI, SMS, SNMP, SPI, TCP/IP, X.25, X.500 DAP & DISP, XML, XMPP, XSLFO, XSLT, WiFi, Z-Wave & Secure Z-Wave, ZigBee, ZLL

email & security

CA, CMS, Exchange, HSM, Notes, PCT, PKCS, PKI, RFC822, SDN.801, Smartcards, SMTP, S/MIME, SPIF, STANAG 4406, X.400, X.500, X.841


Metanate was established in 2000, bringing together staff from a variety of software and business backgrounds to ensure that the company offers a broad spectrum of experience. We provide a range of consultancy, software development and support services to help clients to complete their projects efficiently, on time and within budget.

Metanate places great emphasis on customer service and believes in developing long-term relationships with clients.

Metanate staff have experience of developing in a variety of languages for many different operating systems on standard and custom hardware (including set-top boxes and embedded systems).

We have many years experience in developing e-mail, security & cryptography products and our previous projects include:

  • Application security layer for custom Z-Wave controller and support for secure devices
  • Implementation of Z-Wave features required for Z-Wave certification of custom controller
  • Test station software for gas detectors [more]
  • High assurance EAL4 evaluated military grade messaging firewall [more]
  • Email/directory data synchronizer [more]
  • Web-based custom CA with HSM integration [more]
  • Protocol validators (MIME, SMTP, SNMP, X.400, X.500 DAP & DISP)
  • Administration tools for GSM picocell units
  • Embedded Linux port for set-top box reference design [more]
  • Security label & policy editor (military grade)
  • Residential services gateway [more]
  • Multi-cast boot and file system for IP based TV [more]
    (server and set-top box)
  • Video encryption/decryption for IP based TV [more]
    (server and set-top box)
  • X.400 mail & X.500 directory systems
  • Email gateway with document conversion including fax support
  • Consumer facing database backed dynamic web sites.