Dragon Innovation is now a part of Avnet.
In the third and final article from guest Elaine Chen’s multi-part series, we explore final assembly strategies for building 2000 units, the “uncanny valley” of consumer electronics manufacturing. These posts are meant for new hardware teams going through the process for the first time. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.
In the second of a multi-part guest series from Elaine Chen, we explore sourcing strategies for building 2000 units, the “uncanny valley” of consumer electronics manufacturing. These posts are meant for new hardware teams going through the process for the first time.
In the first of a multi-part guest series by Elaine Chen, we explore sourcing components for building 2000 units. These posts are meant for new hardware teams going through the process for the first time.
Entrepreneurship can be a wild ride. People start companies because they have passion and a big idea—but they may lack knowledge about the legal processes involved in forming and growing a company. So how can an entrepreneur best determine when an attorney is needed and how they should work with that person? Questions often arise regarding whether a task is a standard or routine, or if it’s something more complex that requires tailored guidance. Every decision made about company …
When it comes to quality planning, hardware startups tend to spend most of their time working on ensuring that a product will work as promised however many teams do not spend significant time addressing the subject of how the product will not work as promised. Returns, return logistics, and possible recalls can be financially devastating especially in the early life of a product. What may appear as a small change in warranty rates can have significant impact on a company’s bottomline …
Less than a year ago, we introduced the Dragon Standard BOM to give the hardware community a professional grade BOM template that helps them get started on the right foot. It’s been installed by over 3,000 people around the world from companies of all sizes. We’re thrilled to see the this level of adoption and deeply appreciative for the feedback from the community and their enthusiasm for the product. As the next step in the evolution of our tools to help hardware …
Charlie Mantione is Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of PanurgyOEM, a partner providing outsourced services in the computer, industrial electronics, consumer electronics, and communications industries.
80 percent of manufacturing costs are determined in the first 20 percent of the product design process. Design has the key to take cost and waste out of manufacturing.
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Fallon Community Health
Charles River Ventures
Brooklyn Custom Metal Fabrication
Parsons School of Design
New York Life
Hutzler Home Products
Panoptic Online Marketing
Gordon Randall Perry Design
Francis Bitonti Studio
Terrapin Bright Green
Dynamo Development Lab
Meridian Design Associates
Maker Faire Africa
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