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  • Functional Prototype

    Prototyping Ultimate Goal

    Design iterations and functional prototype(s) allow us to work out all the kinks in a product before it is complete. No new product gets completed without some change in direction or pivot during…
  • embedded software design services

    Developing Software

    By Zachary Chastaine   Programming permeates all corners of our modern lives. Any time you pick up your phone or access a web page you are sifting through the hard work of…
  • GSE Engineering

    Challenges in Service Equipment Development

    By Zachary Chastaine   In the past, the team here at SGW Designworks have written about the challenges of developing ruggedized equipment.   In recent years our team has established relationships with…
  • IoT Engineer

    Are your IoT Products Secure?

    by Ken Oakeson (Sr Embedded Systems/IoT Engineer) A little over a week ago, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) left a large segment of the American population unable to access popular websites and services,…
  • Product Design

    Avoid reinventing the Wheel

    By Zach Chastaine Aviation, drone, and cool gadget enthusiasts were all surprised earlier this year when Russian company Hoversurf unveiled its product design for the Scorpion-3 Hoverbike. The vehicle was exciting to…
  • Solar Product Development

    Solar Product Development

    There has been a great interest in Solar Product Development in recent years and as a result, SGW Designworks has gained a great deal of experience in designing products and systems powered…
  • IoT Product Development

    IoT Product Development: Choosing a Web Service Provider

    By Ken Oakeson If you’re planning to deliver an IoT (Internet of Things) product, you may have a solid concept of the IoT Product Development process for the physical internet-connected device, since…
  • Rugged Design

    Rugged By Design

    For many, the term “rugged” evokes images of electronics built into thick plastic frames, military equipment, and the OtterBox. However, rugged design can mean a lot of different things depending on the application.…
  • Virtual Reality Prototyping

    VR Prototyping Can Save you Thousands of Dollars

    When you hear Virtual Reality (VR) do you think gaming somewhat instantly? if you do, you are not alone. But the reality of VR is that there are many other applications for…
  • Prototyping Service Design

    What to Consider When Prototyping

    Prototyping serves a critical role in a modern product development effort. Often times production of a prototype serves as an important development milestone since the testing of that prototype will generate new…