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The Increasing Demand for Cellular Technologies in Consumer Products

Posted: June 12, 2023 In recent years, the rapid advancement of cellular technologies has revolutionized the consumer product landscape. The global adoption of smartphones and the dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT) have fueled an astonishing increase in integrating cellular connectivity into a wide range of products.

How to Successfully Secure Your IoT Product

Posted: May 3, 2023 The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the way we interact with each other and technology. From smart homes to self-driving cars, IoT devices are everywhere. With our data consumed world, it’s imperative your IoT device is safe and secure for your customers and business alike. As the number of connected devices grows at a rapid pace, so does the risk for security exposures. Hackers are constantly evolving and becoming even more savvy each day. For this reason and more, you must design your IoT product with security in mind.

Understanding PCBs and Choosing an Engineering Partner to Ensure Your Product’s Success

Posted: April 5, 2023 Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are essential components of electronic devices. They are used to connect and route electrical components with each other and interact with the end user. PCBs are everywhere in modern technology, and their design and fabrication have become increasingly sophisticated. Designing a PCB requires both technical knowledge and creativity, as it involves translating a schematic into a physical layout. In this blog, we’ll discuss the basics of PCB design and the questions you should ask an engineering partner when developing a new product.

3 Benefits of Choosing a Manufacturing Partner with Mirrored SMT Lines

Posted: March 14, 2023 Having a product in stock and readily available to purchase is vital in this fast-paced world. Consumers have grown accustomed to having the world at their fingertips and products being delivered to their door within hours of purchase. In order to ensure your new product development (NPD) can keep up with demand, it should be designed with scalable manufacturing in mind.

Product Scalability Depends on Design for Manufacturing

Posted: March 2, 2023 As our world becomes more connected and technology advances at a rapid rate, businesses must focus on developing products that can meet the needs of company growth and consumer demand. This refers to the term scalability. In this article, we will discuss how the success of a new product directly correlates to the design for manufacturing that goes into that product when it’s time to ramp up production.

Electronics Manufacturing in the Midwest: The Unexpected Path to Success

Posted: February 7, 2023 When you think of major centers for electronic manufacturing, Silicon Valley and Southeast Asia probably come to mind, which makes sense as so many tech companies are located in those regions. It's unlikely you'd consider the American Midwest to the best place for manufacturing high-tech electronics, but you should. The Midwest offers significant benefits over coastal cities and overseas manufacturing facilities when it comes to the production of electronic components and systems.

A Quick Guide to Creating and Funding Your New Product Development

Posted: January 31, 2023 Developing a new product can be a challenging and expensive endeavor, but it can also be incredibly rewarding if it is successful. In order to successfully develop a new product, you will need to have a clear idea of what your product is and what it will do, as well as a solid plan for how you will bring it to market. You will also need the capital required to support the development process.

How a Digital Twin Can be the Missing Key to Your Product’s Success

Posted: January 24, 2023 A digital twin is a new buzzword everyone is talking about. We see it in news headlines related to product development, machine learning, and healthcare. Businesses are eagerly adopting this new technology, and it’s even being used to revamp business strategies and management best practices. But what is a digital twin and why should we care? Here we will discuss the What, Why, and How this technology can help take your new product development from an idea into a flawless reality.

Powering Your New Product Development: An Overview to Battery-Powered Systems

Posted: January 17, 2023 Battery-powered systems are an essential part of many modern products, from smartphones and laptops to electric cars and even satellites. These systems enable the use of portable, wireless devices that can be used anywhere and at any time. However, designing and implementing them is a complex process that involves a range of technical and engineering considerations.

How to Take Your Product Into Manufacturing

Posted: January 3, 2023 If you’re a startup, or you’re just getting ready to release your company’s first product, the manufacturing process can seem overwhelming. The entire process of new product development (NPD) can be difficult to get right the first time. At Pivot International, we have over 50 years of experience bringing products into manufacturing. With our global supply chain and manufacturing facilities spanning three continents, we truly are experts in this field. With our one-source business model and proven design for manufacturing (DFM) expertise, let us help you take the stress out of bringing your product to market.
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