Milecastle Media Limited

Milecastle Media Ltd. was founded in November 2014 by Dr Mark Harrison.

He has a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge and over 20 years experience in software development.

Since 2003 he has been actively involved in the development of GS1 open technical standards for efficient exchange of information within supply chains.

He has provided technical input and leadership in a number of GS1 work groups and is a member of the GS1 Architecture Group.

He was also director of the Auto-ID Lab at the University of Cambridge from April 2007 to October 2014.

Mark has actively contributed to the development of GS1 open standards including:

Milecastle Media Ltd. can provide consultancy and software development in areas including:

Milecastle Media Ltd. has also provided technical proof-reading services to critically challenge assumptions and to improve the clarity of explanations and documentation.

In a project with a research team in the University of Cambridge, Milecastle Media Ltd. has helped to develop a modern system for managing and exchanging research data about the preparation and testing of concrete specimens.


Dr Mark Harrison, the director of Milecastle Media Ltd., has contributed to open source projects including Fosstrak and a number of open source toolkits for the GS1 community including support tools for GS1 Digital Link, the GS1 Web vocabulary and EPCIS.