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Five advantages of pre-compliance EMC testing

Five advantages of pre-compliance EMC testing

You have built a great product that meets market demands. You are confident that it radiates little energy and is not susceptible to outside interference, yet when you reach final EMC testing stage, your product fails. This is the nightmare scenario for most of us product designers. The cost of testing was already high, but […]
CE marking – 20 things you need to know

CE marking – 20 things you need to know

Placed on several categories of products, CE marking is mandatory for machinery, electrical and electronic equipment, medical devices, personal protective equipment and toys. So if you are looking to sell an electronics product in the EU, you will need to affix a CE mark. Here’s a quick round up of interesting facts about CE marking: CE marking […]
Assessing technical design trade-offs – key criteria for the design engineer

Assessing technical design trade-offs – key criteria for the design engineer

Dunstan Power, Director of ByteSnap Design, on the critical factors for a winning design. How does the design engineer balance all three factors of technical specification, development cost and unit price? While fast time-to-market, low product cost and high-quality technical specification are all key factors when launching new products, the process of making design decisions […]
Design trade-offs in M2M product design and development

Design trade-offs in M2M product design and development

Long before the phrases M2M product design and the Internet of Things came to wider attention, we were already making machines talk to each other, says Dunstan Power of ByteSnap Design. Early adopters like General Motors and Hughes Electronics Corporation could see the benefits that machine-to-machine communications (M2M) offered forward-thinking businesses as far back as 1995 but when M2M via […]
ByteSnap on harvested energy in the IoT (Podcast)

ByteSnap on harvested energy in the IoT (Podcast)

Dunstan Power, Director of ByteSnap Design, talks to Alix Paultre about embedded systems and the challenges the demand for functionality presents to the design community. Harvested and other advanced energy storage and management technologies can directly impact the success or failure of a design, so this podcast provides examples and product design considerations for electronics […]
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M2M – Seven Top Trend Predictions for 2015

M2M – Seven Top Trend Predictions for 2015

  Some 4.9 billion connected “things” will be in use in 2015, up 30% from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020, according to recent research from industry analyst Gartner. Designers from embedded electronics specialist, ByteSnap Design, are behind a range of M2M devices, from a Head-Up Display for motorcyclists, to smart charging posts and […]
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M2M 2015 Trend Predictions from ByteSnap Design Engineers

M2M 2015 Trend Predictions from ByteSnap Design Engineers

Designers from embedded electronics specialist, ByteSnap Design, are behind a range of M2M devices, from a Head-Up Display for motorcyclists, to smart charging posts and vehicle tracking services. They have compiled a list of predictions for the M2M sector in 2015. To read the full article please go to: Evertiq.com
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M2M 2015 Trend Predictions from ByteSnap Design Engineers

M2M 2015 Trend Predictions from ByteSnap Design Engineers

Some 4.9 billion connected “things” will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020, according to recent research from industry analyst Gartner. Designers from embedded electronics specialist, ByteSnap Design, are behind a range of M2M devices, from a Head-Up Display for motorcyclists, to smart charging posts […]
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Design trade-offs for product development

Design trade-offs for product development

ByteSnap is in the business of designing new products for customers, and one of the pleasures of product development is hearing about interesting new ideas customers have and trying to work out a good route to market for them. Once the project has been discussed, the conversation often follows this course: “I know it is hard […]
ByteSnap doubles space at Longbridge Technology Park

ByteSnap doubles space at Longbridge Technology Park

ByteSnap Design, has expanded at 2 Devon Way at the technology park. Dunstan Power said: “We’ve grown significantly since we first moved to Longbridge Innovation Centre six years ago, increasing staff levels by 600 per cent in this time due to of new business wins and diversification of our product portfolio. “The move to larger […]