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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? To find out more read the full article at: Tech Design Forum
EMC Testing Services Now at ByteSnap

EMC Testing Services Now at ByteSnap

Compliance testing can be a sting in the tail of a project. Selling products within the European Union requires a CE mark, whilst other territories have their own strict protocols. EMC testing services don’t come cheap as the companies need to recoup the large investment they have made in capital equipment, as well as the […]
Design trade-offs in M2M product development

Design trade-offs in M2M product development

Long before the phrases M2M 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 cellular communication […]
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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. For more details and a link to the podcast go to: Power Systems Design
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Install Android 4.4 with Play Store on Wandboard in 7 Steps

Install Android 4.4 with Play Store on Wandboard in 7 Steps

Happy New Year! The Wandboard is a really great imx6 development system that allows easy comparison of the performance of three of the processor variants. Here is a guide on how to get it up and running with Android KitKat. For this (apart from your Wandboard!), you’ll need a PC running Linux, and a micro […]

Happy Christmas from ByteSnap’s Electronic Design Team

 We’re now closed for Christmas until Monday 5th January. From the Electronic Design Consultants, Linux, Android, FPGA specialists and all the team here at ByteSnap have a very Merry Christmas…. ..and a happy, prosperous New Year in 2015!
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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ByteSnap Design Trade Offs on Radio-Electronics.com

ByteSnap Design Trade Offs on Radio-Electronics.com

Electronics is an art. Give the same specification to ten engineers and you will get ten, possibly wildly different designs, all of which may meet the specification perfectly. However one of those designs will win in terms of unit cost and another on development cost. Let’s explore some of the key trade-offs made during product design. […]