ELT French Instrument control Software expert group

efi|soft is a french national group of experts dedicated to the control command software development of all ELT instruments. efi|soft covers :

  • control and supervision of technical and scientific detection devices
  • control and supervision of instruments functionnalities
  • coordination af all instruments subsystems, e.g. the telescope or the adaptive optics system.

efi|soft goal is to :

  • Value the experience gained on VLT instruments design;
  • Streamline developments with the help of a pool of experts on all ELT projects, mutualizing shared solutions;
  • Capitalize knowledge and know-how for all ELT projects;
  • Sustain resources and minimize the immediate impact of a missing team member;
  • Train new team members;
  • Obtain ESO recognition, coordinated by INSU.