Indesign, LLC Gives Back to the Community Through Meals on Wheels

November 23, 2021 | Blog
The team at Indesign, LLC has a long history of community involvement and is proud to continue serving our community. Meals on Wheels is a wonderful organization that we are privileged to work with. Through Meals on Wheels, the Indesign team volunteers to deliver meals to home bound citizens and seniors in our local community. Meals on Wheels is the only provider of medically-tailored meals to Central Indiana’s home bound citizens. (more…)
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Engineering a Halloween Costume

October 28, 2021 | Blog
Every year, Indesign, LLC has a fall festival. Traditionally, we have a company Halloween costume contest, office decoration contest, pumpkin carving contest, and trick-or-treating in the office for all family and friends. It is a lot of fun! One of my favorite parts is the giant black cat straddling the office wall. Sorry for the blower fan that ends up on your desk, Sydney. My son has always dressed up as a robot for Halloween (maybe he’ll grow up to be a nerd like me). My wife is a very creative person and makes costumes by hand with the kids, and one year I decided to help in the best way I knew how. I dusted off my old Arduino from back in the day when I wrote firmware for fun instead of for a living. I proudly used this same Arduino to demo one of my personal projects when I interviewed for a job. In this case, for Halloween, I programmed it to display a little Halloween greeting on an LCD. I also wired up some seven-segment LEDs to create a flashing message. Powered by a USB battery pack, it turned out pretty well, and he loved it! Don’t let the serious look on his face fool you. Trust me… he loved it. We made our rounds through the office, collecting way more candy than a responsible parent would allow. There are probably a hundred photos from the fall festival. Everyone always has a blast, and it’s fun to browse through photos of everyone that came and see all the kids’ costumes. After the fall festival at Indesign, we walked around the neighborhood. This is a great memory for me and my family and for the folks at Indesign. Mixing technology with Halloween is only natural for an embedded software engineer, and it made for an extra fun costume and hopefully an enjoyable blog. I’m thankful that I enjoy my job and that I was able to enhance the holiday for my son using the skills I use every day at Indesign. I hope it showed him and the other kids that engineering is fun and creative! Contact Us At Indesign, LLC, our team has the expertise, experience, and passion for engineering and design services. We have helped a variety of markets design and develop embedded electronic products for over 20 years. Our product development process ensures that we deliver high-quality projects on schedule and on budget. If you are interested in learning more about our engineering & design services, contact us today at (317) 377-5450!
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Successful Product Development During the Global Chip Shortage

July 23, 2021 | Blog
Almost everyone has heard about the parts shortage that is currently affecting the global supply chain for semiconductors. In the past, news of a microchip shortage wouldn’t make much of a splash on national news, but the current situation is unprecedented. The lead time on some parts is more than a year (and even longer in some cases). Distributors and contract manufacturers are scrambling to get customers the parts that they need, but sometimes they simply are not available and an alternative solution is the only path forward. At Indesign, LLC, we’ve adapted quickly to ensure that our clients’ product designs can move to full production despite the parts shortage. (more…)
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Indiana’s Top Workplaces 2021

June 7, 2021 | Awards
Indesign, LLC has been named to the list of Top Workplaces in 2021 by The Indianapolis Star, for the 11th consecutive year. The list is based entirely 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. Owned by employees since its founding in 1996, Indesign has made collaboration and teamwork a central part of the culture that stands out year after year. Indesign is able to deliver solutions to complex problems because of the team – employees thrive in an atmosphere where they can collaborate to find the best solutions and learn from the deep experience of their colleagues. "It is an honor to be recognized again this year as one of Indiana's Top Workplaces," said Jerry Gotway, President. "It means even more in the light of a season that has required great adaptability and perseverance. Our team has done an incredible job rising to every challenge while remaining committed to excellence and safety." About Indesign, LLC Indesign, LLC is a multi-discipline engineering design firm that provides full turnkey electronic product development to allow clients to get their new product ideas into the market quickly. Indesign offers complete product development capabilities, starting with a product concept and finishing with a ready-to-manufacture design. Indesign has an ISO-certified product development process and a proven track record for on-time, on-budget, high-quality product realization. To learn more about us and our services, contact us at (317) 377-5450 today!
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The Benefits of Electron to Indesign, LLC

May 26, 2021 | Blog
Although every client is unique at Indesign, LLC, a lot of our processes carry over from project to project. As a company of engineers, whenever we find ourselves doing the same thing more than once, we’re primed to search for how we can improve or automate that task. While, of course, the technical underpinnings for automation have existed nearly as long as computers themselves, we are always looking for ways and processes to do things better. This is where the Electron framework comes in. (more…)
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Indesign Named 2021 Best Places to Work in Indiana

February 26, 2021 | News
Indesign, LLC was recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for the 12th year in a row. This program was created by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group, who have recognized Indesign, LLC as a Hall of Fame Company for making the list at least 60% of the time in the program’s history. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor participating employers in Indiana with leading workplace cultures. The list is made up of 125 companies. “We are thrilled to be recognized again this year.” said Anne Walz, Human Resources Manager. “The adaptability of our incredible team allowed us to support our clients at the same level of excellence they expect from us, while prioritizing the safety of our employees and their families.” The final rankings will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday, May 6, 2021. About Indesign, LLC Indesign is a multi-discipline engineering design firm that provides full turnkey electronic product development, servicing a wide variety of clients. With a proven track record of helping companies develop new electronic devices, the design team works with clients to make their projects successful. Engineering disciplines consist of electrical/circuit design, RF/wireless design, software/firmware design, mechanical design, human factors design, and testing/validation with a strong emphasis on products utilizing embedded microprocessors and DSPs. Media Contact: Molly Burns, mrburns@indesign-llc.com, (317) 377-5450 For more information on the Best Places to Work in Indiana program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkIN.com.
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Webinar Invitation: Energy Harvesting for IoT Devices

February 9, 2021 | News
How to Design IoT Sensors/Edge Devices with Long Battery Life...or No Batteries, Using Energy Harvesting Hosts: e-peas and Indesign When: Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 2 PM Eastern (11 AM Pacific) How to Register: Click here Agenda Introduction: High-level overview (5 minutes) e-peas: 20-Minute Dive Into Energy Harvesting for IoT devices/sensors Learn how to use Solar, Vibration, Thermal, or RF to extend battery life (or replacement of the battery). Indesign: 20-Minutes on IoT services & capabilities Q&A: 15 minutes We revolutionize the IoT industry by offering the best performing ambient energy harvesting, processing, and sensing solutions that make the batteries of your wireless devices live forever. Indesign offers complete design capabilities involving multiple engineering disciplines and an ISO certified quality management system. Our product development team is composed of experienced engineers from all disciplines needed for turn-key product development: electrical engineers, PCB designers, software engineers, mechanical engineers, human factors engineers, and test engineers.
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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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