Jeremy Smith is a 45-year-old who graduated from Bristol University, UK, in the days when, he says, "We had to make our own 0s and 1s." He has worked in various electronics development roles in companies such as PIPS Technology in Southampton and Solid State Logic in Oxford. He has developed a wide range of embedded systems hardware, specializing in programmable logic development, working in areas such as fault-tolerant and fail-safe logic design, image processing, and high-speed serial interfaces. Jeremy is currently developing video processing functions in programmable logic for use in visual aids for visually disabled people, where the requirements are for affordable, easy-to-use, handheld devices that provide functions such as contrast enhancement, false color, and magnification, with the ability to display images on standard televisions.
He also does a large amount of road bike racing and has for reasons best known to himself a backside which has appeared on national television and in national newspapers.