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Exciting News as SECO USA is Acquired by SECO Group

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Nov 26th 2019
  • Categorized: News

Everyone at SECO USA is excited to announce that we’re soon to be part of the SECO Group. The high-tech manufacturer of computer miniaturization and “ready-to-use” integrated systems is a global leader in embedded technology and IoT. The Italy based SECO Group with offices in the U.S. and Germany develops…

Using CPLDs to Tackle Unforeseen Design Requirements/Enhancements Late in the Electronic Design Cycle

  • By: Paul Sayles
  • Published: Jul 25th 2019
  • Categorized: Blog

Complex programmable logic devices, commonly known as CPLDs, have become a staple for modern digital electronic design. Although CPLDs have their limitations (they are primarily used for relatively small amounts of digital logic and low-power architectures), they are hard to beat their combination of low power consumption, on-the-fly design flexibility,…

Key Differences That Make Medical Grade Tablets Different From Consumer Tablets

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Feb 22nd 2018
  • Categorized: Blog

Medical grade tablets have a number of unique features and use cases as compared with consumer grade tablets. This often requires a custom tablet design that tightly integrates these features and assures high reliability, security, and privacy. Consumer grade tablets usually cannot meet US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health…

Custom mobile devices for industrial vertical markets

  • By: Carlos Valeiras
  • Published: Jan 29th 2018
  • Categorized: Blog

In the construction, oil and gas, transportation, military, medical, farming, or manufacturing fields – or many others – you perform very unique tasks for your job. You often use a generic commercial phone or tablet, and find the device is inadequate. Commercial off the shelf devices with an app might…

The Biggest Challenges Faced In Planning Handheld Device Design

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Jan 11th 2018
  • Categorized: Blog

Portable handheld electronic devices such as laptop computers, tablets and smartphones continue to offer amazing features incorporated from mass-produced electronic technology. Sometimes, these commercial off the shelf (COTS) devices do not quite meet user needs. Perhaps they do not withstand tough environmental conditions, require a custom interface, or don’t meet…

Considerations for Planning a Custom Electronic Device Design

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

Companies continually assess product roadmaps, define projects and schedules, allocate resources, and assign budgets for meeting their business needs. 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 electronic product and account for…

Tablet Economics: How Custom Tablet Prices and Development Stack Up Against Standard Tablets

  • By: Carlos Valeiras
  • Published: Jul 17th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

We are approached on a regular basis for a custom designed tablet for applications that require volumes of several hundred to several thousand units. Our Modified COTS approach leverages proven existing tablet designs to prototype and produce custom tablets that allow our customers to get to market fast and efficiently…

Why Custom-Made Tablets Are Superior To Commercial Tablets

  • By: Keith Lowe
  • Published: Jul 7th 2017
  • Categorized: Blog

Custom-made tablets are more durable, more secure, and offer superior functionality over mass-produced commercial tablets used for military, medical, or industrial purposes. Here we describe how custom-made tablets, including custom-made Android tablets, are more durable – and quite simply, better – for most trades and industries than the commercial versions. Tablets (that…

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