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ByteSnap Win BEEA 2016 Design Team of the Year

ByteSnap Win BEEA 2016 Design Team of the Year

All of us on the ByteSnap Design team are thrilled to have been named Design Team of the Year at the 2016 British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs)! Amongst a highly-competitive field, ByteSnap came out on top, with judges’ praise for our work with Cocoon on their Smart Home Security system.  A BEEA spokeswoman also congratulated […]
ByteSnap protects with smart home security

ByteSnap protects with smart home security

ByteSnap has provided both electronics design and software expertise for award winning smart home security device Cocoon. Cocoon is a technology company transforming the home security market by designing beautiful products that help people feel safe. It won silver at the 2014 London Design awards and recently secured a £2 million investment from Aviva Ventures […]
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 […]

Embedded Electronic Designers’ Trade Show Time Travel

Catch our embedded electronic designers caught up in some trade show time travel – in this whistlestop tour of our stand at Railtex 2015. With remote monitoring a primary concern for the rail industry, we displayed our low power remote monitoring station and 10km data logger at last month’s rail exhibition, at Birmingham’s NEC. Watch […]
ByteSnap’s Custom Electronic Design Team at Railtex 2015

ByteSnap’s Custom Electronic Design Team at Railtex 2015

ByteSnap will unveil a high reliability, low power remedy to the rail industry’s remote monitoring headache at Railtex 2015 in May. Custom Electronic Design The demonstration consists of two units; a remote monitoring station and a rugged waterproof data logger.  The solar-powered station transmits weather data via a 10 kilometre low-power radio link.  The practical […]
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 […]
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 […]
Geotech Gas Analyser

Geotech Gas Analyser

SnapUI and Windows CE Power New Generation of Intrinsically Safe Gas Analysers ByteSnap Design’s software and hardware is the first to bring Windows CE to gas analysers approved for Zone 0 environments where flammable gasses are highly likely to be present. ByteSnap Design Ltd and Geotech have announced an industry first for commercially available, intrinsically safe electronic devices. […]