Ricardo - Control System and Tool Design Consultancy

Embedded software and development tools for automotive applications


  • Rapid control system prototyping
  • Control system specification and design
  • Control system implementation and verification
  • Development tools to support control system engineering
  • Control system porting and conversion


Ricardo provides custom embedded software, control system design, and software development tools and offers rapid prototyping of control systems using Simulink, Simulink Coder, and dSPACE. Experienced in writing production embedded code in C and Assembly Language, Ricardo is well equipped to migrate legacy applications to a Simulink-based rapid prototyping environment. Ricardo develops and integrates custom tools to support control system engineering activities. With over ten years of experience in powertrain control systems and software engineering, our engineers can work across the entire life cycle or specific parts of the cycle per a client's request.

Customers include leading automotive companies and their tier one suppliers. Tarragon works with automotive R&D departments, OEMs, and control system designers to prototype, specify, implement, and test control systems. Ricardo also supports other automotive consultancies, providing specialist outsourcing, documentation, and training services.


400 Cambridge Science Park
Milton Road
Cambridge, CB4 0WH
Tel: +44-1223-223200
Fax: +44-1223-223300

Service Type

  • Consulting Services


  • Control Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • MATLAB Programming
  • Real-Time Systems
  • System Modeling and Simulation


  • Automotive