Author: Zoran Stankovic

CE Marking: How to setup the technical file

As we wrote in one of previous posts, in order to CE Mark a product, manufacturer has the responsibility to: Carry out conformity assessment. Set up the technical file Issue the EU Declaration of Conformity Affix a CE Mark to their product In this text, we will do a brief explanation of what’s the big […]

Environmental tests for your electronic product

In this text we would like to share with you the information on environmental testing that may be required for your electronic product. The most convenient way to explain this would be to use practical example, so here we will list the tests that we have performed in-house in our environmental chamber, during development of […]

How to build secure IoT device

Industry largely underestimates the critical need for the highest levels of security in every network connected device. Even the most mundane device can become dangerous when compromised over the Internet: a toy can spy or deceive [1], an appliance can launch a denial of service [2] or self-destruct, a piece of equipment can maim or […]

Product Approvals & CE Marking – In a Nutshell

If you are “placing products on the market within the EU” then you should always evaluate any possible legislative rules that may apply. The “Blue Guide” on the implementation of EU product rules provides a comprehensive guide. However, at around 150 pages, you may find that a time consuming read, so here is our summary….. […]

Case study: Farm animal welfare sensors

Intensive farming systems create a litany of animal welfare concerns. To increase the well-being of farm animals, alternatives to current management practices are essential. Client wanted to create a product that can be used for environmental monitoring at animal farms. System should monitor environmental conditions like air temperature, humidity, light intensity distribution and wavelength specter. […]

Case Study: Bluetooth pocket-size weather station

The client wanted a prototype of device that will be used for market testing and showcasing in crowd-sourcing campaign and online media. Device includes following sensors: humidity, air pressure, temperature, light, UV radiation. Device is battery powered and integrates Li-Po charger. Communication with smartphone is established via Bluetooth Low Energy. Device supports BLE OTA firmware […]

Case study: Package tracking

The client wanted a system with software and hardware that will enable him to track package with stem cells from hospital to stem cell bank. In order to do this, it was required to develop software solution and integrate with hardware tracking device. For position tracking, GSM signal has been used, since it provides enough […]

Case study: Smart Sauna

The client needed a completely new product design that will enable monitoring and control of sauna via cloud system. Intended use of this system is for predictive maintenance, better insight into sauna usage, remote control and remote technical support. The system includes 4 boards: – Wi-Fi gateway – sensor board – control board – high […]

Case study: GSM Alarm & controller device

The client wanted a device that can be used for alarm alerts, monitoring and remote control and via GSM network. The device can be used in residential but also industrial applications. Purpose of device is to enable SMS or call notifications in case of alerts, but also use remote controller. It can be also be […]

Case study: Alarm device for emergency exit

  Client had an existing product on the market that was originally developed by another company. The product had high failure rates in the field due to poor hardware design. The battery life was 25% shorter than expected. Firmware was unstable, causing unpredictable alarm triggering and issues during disarm process. Product was difficult to produce, […]