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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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, LLC FAQ

April 23, 2021 | Blog
Are you possibly interested in our services but still have a lot of lingering questions? Check out our frequently asked questions below! If you have any additional questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please feel free to contact us at (317) 377-5450. (more…)
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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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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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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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Tips for Choosing an Engineering Design Services Company

May 20, 2020 | Blog
Companies oftentimes have a need to outsource product development. Either they don’t have enough engineers or they don’t have engineers with the necessary technical expertise on staff. At times you may need to turn to an engineering design services partner to assist with product development. Choosing that partner can be challenging, so we have compiled some tips that will hopefully make your search a little easier. (more…)
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