This article makes a case for involving DFA considerations early on in your design process and provides few tools to help you get your DFA strategy right.
Articles & Resources
Delve deeper into product development topics in Ioterra’s extensive article and resource library
Hold your Hardwares: the Hidden Costs to Develop, Scale and Manufacture your Electronic Hardware Product
You’re new to this industry, and have already considered all of the costs to get to market. Good. Now, consider the ones that you weren’t expecting.
Notes? Never Heard of Her: 12 Ways to Document your Hardware Concept
When you’re already working with a bootstrapped budget to prepare your product for prototyping, you can be your own engineer with these 12 steps.
Disrupting the coffee ecosystem with IoT Innovation
A hot cup of coffee in your hands is symbolic of warmth and readiness — but what would happen if you could make your coffee machine smart?
A Brief Intro to Key IoT Communication Protocols
Picking the right communication protocol for your IoT device can be challenging. This overview of some need-to-knows helps make an informed decision.
How to waterproof a device – key considerations and various options
This article sheds light into typical options used in order to waterproof the devices including the outer casing as well as the underlying circuit board.
BLE vs Wi-Fi: Which is Better for IoT Product Development?
Learn the difference between BLE and WiFi to choose the right technology for IoT Product Development. Comparison on the basis of Privacy, Speed, Location etc.
Five Essential IoT Requirements for a Successful Implementation
Every IoT implementation will be distinct in its own way, but five requirements are essential to ensure success, with minimal cost and delay.
Making Sleep as Cool as the Other Side of the Pillow: A Product Teardown of Casper’s Glow Light
Mail-order mattress giant, Casper, assembled an epic design team to make “Glow Light”, a simplistic yet compelling nightlight perfect for a teardown.
Part 3: Selection of Process and Materials – Design for Manufacturing by Scott Miller
A summary of Scott Miller, CEO of Dragon Innovation, and his lecture on Selection of Process and Materials as part of the Design for Manufacturing course.
How to optimize for time to market & lower design costs while developing an IoT product – A Fitbit Aria case study
Want to develop an IoT product? Check out how to reduce cost and development timeline with a Fitbit case study by Avery Louie.
Part 4: Project Management – Design for Manufacturing by Scott Miller
A summary of Scott Miller, CEO of Dragon Innovation, and his lecture on Project Management as part of the Design for Manufacturing course.