Core Competencies
 

Core Competencies

High End PCB Layout "Service Bureau" Design Support

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Bringing half a century of team experience in all aspects of the Printed Circuit Board design cycle
  • Best Practices for Assembly, Cost Reduction, Traceability and Audit Trail generation
  •  Layout for DDR2/3, LPDDR, modern PC bus standards (PCIe, PCI-X, etc.), LVDS, WAN serial, USB (1.0, 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0), Rambus, GMII, RGMII, and LPDDR, USB, Firewire, HDMI/DVI video, switching power supplies, low-noise analog circuits, and flex circuit design.
  • Manufacturability, testability, process variation, and FCC radiation compliance.

FPGA/CPLD Design

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Helping you build your portfolio of reusable Intellectual Property with:
  • Expert Design for Xilinx, Lattice Semiconductor, Altera, and Actel FPGA and CPLD product families.
  • Thorough Simulation for all our Algorithmic State Machine design.  We go into the prototyping lab knowing what will happen before anyone spends time and money "seeing if it works."

Embedded Firmware

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Creating embedded system algorithms and device drivers (and API's for them) with:
  • Solid configuration management for code reuse and an audit trail.
  • Complex time-critical algorithms (addressing hard deadlines as required) reduced to practice.

Analog, Digital, and Power Supply Circuit Design

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Saving you time and expense by doing the hard stuff in Signal Processing, and Control Systems Design.
  • Masters of SPICE, Laplace and z-Transform Theory, Stability Analysis, and Fourier Theory.
  • Deep knowledge of "green power" circuits and switchmode impedance matching techniques.

System Architecture

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Solving the "hard math" problems early in the design; saving you time, money and people.
  • Working directly with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors during your prototyping and Proof of Concept phases in order to secure you needed funding.