Lessons Learned During 20 Years of Product Development (Part III)

March 25, 2021 | Blog
Creating and sustaining a healthy working culture and team cannot be over-emphasized. During my career, I’ve worked in both healthy and unhealthy environments with highly-functional and dysfunctional team members. Having a vibrant work setting makes all the difference to not only the success of the project but also the personal satisfaction of doing the work. Here are some of the elements that we at Indesign, LLC have implemented and that help create a vigorous place to work. (more…)
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Lessons Learned During 20 Years of Product Development

February 24, 2021 | Blog
There are numerous learnings that occur with years of experience and abundant project involvements. Last month, the lessons of effective communications and product definition were discussed. This month, the learnings from project planning and project execution are the focal points. (more…)
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Lessons Learned During 20 Years of Product Development (and life)

January 29, 2021 | Blog
As one year ends and a new one begins, many people stop and take a moment to reflect on the past. Since the road behind me is longer than the road in front of me, I have collected an array of knowledge through my past experiences. My intent is to share some of the most pragmatic and valuable learnings in hopes that it can help others be more productive. (more…)
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GPS 3.0 Is Here!

December 31, 2020 | Blog
Okay, so GPS 3.0 isn’t technically a real thing, but a new third generation of GPS (or more globally GNSS) really is on the horizon and it will bring with it unprecedented accuracy for a whole host of locations and position-based applications. (more…)
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Live Virtual Tours at Indesign

November 30, 2020 | Blog
Indesign, like many other companies, has had to adapt in several ways during the coronavirus pandemic. We love having visitors at Indesign, but are currently unable to host guests. We knew early on at the start of the pandemic that it would be important to find a way to host virtually and continue giving tours of our building. We explored some options where tour-takers could click through high-resolution 3D pictures, but this option lacked interaction with Indesigners, which is our favorite part of tours. So we did what engineers do and got creative! (more…)
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Working at Indesign, LLC during the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 16, 2020 | Blog
When most members of the Indesign, LLC team started working from home in the middle of March, we were expecting it to be a relatively short term event. However, this did not turn out to be the case, as we are now entering our 7th month of working during COVID-19. Protecting the health of our Indesign team, their families, and our clients has been our primary goal during this period. (more…)
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Engineering Excellence with Indesign, LLC’s Core Values

September 25, 2020 | Blog
Sitting on the desk of most Indesigners is a squishy little tire. It may seem an odd shape for a stress ball, but it's more than just something to fidget with while deep in thought. It's there to act as a constant reminder of Indesign's core values, set out helpfully with the four letters in the word T.I.R.E. Below, we'll go through a brief outline of how each of those values supports Indesign's particular strengths through the product development process. (more…)
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Should I Use Android On My Embedded Product?

August 18, 2020 | Blog
The Android operating system has become wildly popular since its initial release in 2008. While originally geared towards smartphones and tablets, Android has evolved to be a suitable option for a variety of other devices. But the vast majority of Android devices are phones, and this can make it very difficult to find answers to even basic questions about using Android on other types of products. In this article, we help answer the most common of those questions: Should I use Android on my new product? (more…)
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The Indianapolis Star Names Indesign, LLC a Winner of The Indianapolis Top Workplaces 2020 Award

July 31, 2020 | Blog
Indesign, LLC has been named to the list of Top Workplaces in 2020 by The Indianapolis Star, marking the 10th consecutive year to receive the award. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization. These include alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. (more…)
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An In Depth Look At RF & Wireless Design

June 23, 2020 | Blog
RF design can be mysterious and exasperating to those that are unfamiliar with it or lack the experience developing products with wireless capabilities. Our engineers have extensive experience developing wireless/RF circuits, antennas, and wireless software for a wide range of applications. Our engineering team has developed wireless products supporting industry-standard protocols such as WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, cellular, and others. (more…)
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