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Considerations for Planning a Custom Electronic Device Design

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Nov 6th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

At this time of the year, many companies assess product roadmaps, define projects and schedules, allocate resources, and assign budgets for the upcoming year. Since managers and project teams will be held accountable to working within these constraints, it is important to fully understand the many factors of developing an…

Custom Designed Tablets for IoT Use

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: May 18th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

Custom designed tablets provide special features that are required for specific uses. Industrial, military, or medical tablets may require a unique external interface, network connectivity, display, operating system, enclosure, and more. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the inter-networking of electronic devices that enable communications and the exchange of…

Benefits of an RTOS on Portable Handheld Devices

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Apr 25th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

A real time operating system (RTOS) is used in applications where time sensitive operations are required. Typically, these applications involve the collection and analysis of sensor data, or the control of critical equipment. This contrasts with the use of general purpose operating systems. A general purpose operating system (GPOS), such…

Tips to Follow While Choosing an Industrial Custom Tablet or Device Manufacturer

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Apr 18th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

Tablets are versatile devices with seemingly no end to their uses in both personal and workplace environments. Tablets offered on consumer markets provide a standard set of features that cover many use cases – human interaction, wireless internet connectivity, location services, and more. However, these standard features may not include…

Design Guide for Portable Electronic Devices

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Mar 31st 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

The demand for portable electronic devices continues to increase with the popularity of smartphones, tablets and similar devices. These devices must be lightweight, rugged, responsive, and long battery life. The key to designing portable devices is implementing a large amount of functionality packed into a small space while minimizing power…

How to Develop Secure Internet of Things Devices

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Jan 4th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

When referring to the Internet of Things (IoT), everything from Wi-Fi-enabled cars and Bluetooth-enabled fitness bands to streaming devices and smartphones come to mind. There are countless devices connected to the internet; the question is whether these are secure IoT devices? Security tends to be overlooked by some companies until…

Helpful Considerations for Remotely Updating an Embedded System

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Nov 28th 2016
  • Categorized: Blog

As complexity and functionality of embedded devices increases, the need for firmware updates has risen, whether to fix bugs, close security holes, add capability, or update the look and feel of a GUI. Increasingly these embedded devices are connected to networks, which enables remote embedded system updates from a central…

Embedded Product Development: Follow These Three Steps

  • By: Rodney Feldman
  • Published: Oct 27th 2016
  • Categorized: Blog

There are three important steps associated with embedded product development: choosing the hardware platform, selecting the operating system, and creating the application software. These steps have a major impact on costs, performance, product quality, product longevity, and time to market. Choosing the Right Hardware Platform Key to successful embedded product…

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