Iain Wilkie

Wilkie Electronics was established in 1994 by Iain Wilkie.


Iain has been involved in Electronic Engineering for over 48 years, starting his career as a technical assistant with General Instruments Microelectronics in Glenrothes in 1969 and then later at Pico Electronics, also in Glenrothes, where he was involved in semiconductor design including the worlds the first single chip hand-held calculator.


During his time with Pico Electronics he traveled extensively in the USA visiting New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Phoenix working in the design of Metal Oxide Semiconductor Large Scale Integration (MOSLSI) semiconductor chips which included the Accutrac 4000 track selecting record player manufactured by BSR, and early versions of home automation which subsequently became known as X10.


After 6 years with Pico Electronics, he joined John White & Sons Weighing Machines and Weighing Automation in Auchtermuchty where he designed a product range of electronic weighing equipment and P.L.C. controlled automation systems.  


Then after 19 years he started Wilkie Electronics providing professional electronic design services.