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R & D Tax Credits – Is It Worth It?

Research and Development tax credits are probably the most valuable tax benefit available to UK companies developing new products – yet thousands of eligible companies are missing out.  We talked to William O’Brien from WOCO about why uptake of R&D Tax Credits is still so low, and what they can mean in real terms for […]
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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 […]
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Optimising power consumption in microcontroller designs in 12 easy steps

  Long battery lifetime is a frequent requirement in embedded product design – microcontroller design in particular. 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 […]
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Saving time and money on testing embedded hardware

Putting design and production tests in their place Recent high-profile product recalls and failures have shown that even the most experienced and well-funded company can suffer from the limitations of product testing when testing embedded hardware. A product goes through two fundamental types of test. The first is of the design itself and the second […]
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Britons will meet Scandinavia in Odense

Britons will meet Scandinavia in Odense

The British embedded ByteSnap company recently won the award for best consultancy in the UK. E14 will be used to hijack Scandinavian customers. Danish language article, to read more go to: http://ing.dk/artikel/briter-vil-moede-skandinavien-i-odense-167332
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New Electronics: Testing embedded software is as important as hardware test

New Electronics: Testing embedded software is as important as hardware test

Embedded software testing is a discipline that is both easier and more efficient if it can be conducted concurrently with software development, and preferably with the hardware. The extent to which this can be done varies. For example, ByteSnap, a design consultancy specialising in embedded system development, can be presented with projects at the concept […]
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11 steps to successful hardware troubleshooting

11 steps to successful hardware troubleshooting

ByteSnap’s article on how to successfully troubleshoot hardware appeared in embedded.com When the Gantt charts are drawn up at the beginning of a project, perhaps the hardest part for the hardware engineer to estimate is the debug phase of a product development. It is also one of the most ignored sections in planning. CAD tools […]
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ByteSnap Design named 2013 ‘Consultancy of the Year’

ByteSnap Design named 2013 ‘Consultancy of the Year’

Birmingham-based consultancy takes the title home from this year’s British Engineering Excellence Awards ByteSnap Design Ltd, a specialist in embedded systems design and development, has been named ‘Consultancy of the Year’ at this year’s British Engineering Excellence Awards. Having been shortlisted within the ‘Consultancy of the Year’ category for two years in a row, it […]
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There’s confidence at UK’s Bytesnap

There’s confidence at UK’s Bytesnap

Quite often you hear the cliché – “You are only as good as your people” – and more often than not that is in fact true. However, for a firm such as ByteSnap Design, it’s always true. To read more go to: http://evertiq.com/news/32980
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Putting Design & Production Tests in Their Place

Putting Design & Production Tests in Their Place

ByteSnap’s article on product testing appeared in Product Design & Development. Recent high-profile product recalls and failures have shown that even the most experienced and well-funded company can fall down when it comes to product testing. A product goes through two fundamental types of test. The first is of the design itself and the second […]
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