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Design to Manufacturing: Enclosures

We recently released a brand new enclosure for our Phidget Spatial boards, made of a different plastic and manufactured using a different process than the previous enclosures. Join me as I walk through the journey of making a customized accessory from

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The First Step When Starting A Business

balance sheet

Accounting is central to any business, and needs to be organized. You can’t deny the need for accounting, or try to push it under a rug. In fact, that’s probably the worst thing you could do when starting your business.

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The Evolution of Testing Phidgets

Phidgets PCBs without components

Moore’s law is the observation that the number of components (particularly transistors) we are capable of placing on an IC doubles every 2 years.  A typical PCB has numerous such ICs on board as well as other, discrete, components.  The upshot of

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Where we Found our Old Frenchman

It’s not everyday that you go to buy a sleeping bag and find your company’s next director of marketing. For the last 6 years, Bernard has been applying his special brand of organizing and simplifying to each part of Phidgets. Its quite

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Choosing The Right Newsletter Platform

Phidgets First Newsletter Campaign

Phidgets just launched our newsletter. It serves as a great platform to announce new products, share product information, highlight user projects and give tips about Phidgets. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you sign up here. Before committing

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Is 3D Printing Right For You?

3D Printed Sculptures made at Phidgets

  3D printers are incredible machines, but I’ve been told that 3D printing isn’t the hobby, it’s the maintenance of the printer that is the hobby. None of the consumer or DIY 3D printers are at the level of set

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Home Technology Contest

Phidgets has just announced our first ever contest on Instructables. The theme is “Home Technology”. In this contest, we want to see technology that makes home living easier. Whether you’re upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block

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