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New EU Radio Equipment Directive: 5 key things you need to know

New EU Radio Equipment Directive: 5 key things you need to know

As electronics product designers we know that the compliance process in electronics product development can appear intricate and precarious, if rules or regulations are misinterpreted. Now, our community has the European Union’s new Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU (RED) to grapple with. The RED came into force on 13th June 2016, replacing the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal […]
ByteSnap Showcases Remote Monitoring Solution at Southern 2017

ByteSnap Showcases Remote Monitoring Solution at Southern 2017

ByteSnap showcases remote monitoring solution and electronics product designs at Southern 17 Visit us at Stand L80 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show this week in Hampshire – discover how ByteSnap’s electronics product design accelerates time to market for embedded systems projects. Meet our Directors Dunstan and Graeme, who’ll be on hand to show […]
13 Free Electronics Design Tools & PCB Design Software

13 Free Electronics Design Tools & PCB Design Software

13 Free Electronics Design Tools & PCB Design Software Read our guide to 13 top free electronics design tools and PCB design software including freeware.   Our embedded systems engineers have been looking at some of the most useful free electronics design tools available today. If you are looking to predict PCB characteristics, manipulate screens […]
Lightning-fast Linux development with ByteSnap SnapUI user interface platform

Lightning-fast Linux development with ByteSnap SnapUI user interface platform

Latest release of SnapUI brings Linux development to speedy business-class interface design for embedded systems ByteSnap Design, www.bytesnap.co.uk, a specialist in electronics hardware and software development, will be launching its new Linux OpenGL SnapUI user interface framework amongst its exciting developments on Stand L22 at this year’s Electronic Design Show. Rewritten from the ground up, […]
Latest UI Customization Tool for Faster Prototyping at EDS 2015

Latest UI Customization Tool for Faster Prototyping at EDS 2015

ByteSnap Design will be showcasing its latest innovative projects, and discussing industry developments and trends at the UK’s premier trade exhibition for electronic design, EDS 2015, in October. Organisers are bracing themselves for their biggest ever show, and are expecting record visitor numbers. Here’s a sneak peak at some of what you’ll see from ByteSnap […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Microcontroller Design: Optimising Power Consumption in 12 Easy Steps

Microcontroller Design: Optimising Power Consumption in 12 Easy Steps

Long battery lifetime is a frequent requirement in embedded product design – particularly in microcontroller design. For instance, we designed an animal tracking product that could run for four years using a 1/3 of an AA cell.  Microcontrollers are getting ever more meagre in their power demands. However, consumers’ expectations of features are growing in […]