Engineering.com: The Latest & Greatest in the Engineering World 

To kick things off, if you are an engineer, an engineering student, dream of becoming an engineer, or even date an engineer, you certainly should check out Engineering.com.  Engineering.com serves as a fantastic website that explores, engages,…

Engineering Resources: Organizations Dedicated to Supporting Engineers

Seeking Engineering Resources?  Consequently, a wide number of amazing organizations exist that dedicate themselves to promoting engineering resources and services.  Some organizations cover a broad range while others target specific fields…

Partnering with Electrical Engineer Steve French at Volt Vision

Volt Vision President Steve French has been designing electronics for over 25 years. Along with his vast experience and expertise, Steve also brings a deep passion for electronics with every project. According to the Volt Vision website: "Volt…
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Creating Proprietary Product Line at a Custom Manufacturer

As we continue our blog series on New Product Development, this post covers creating a proprietary product line. In particular, creating a proprietary product line from the perspective of a custom manufacturer. Our team at Falconer Electronics…
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Prototyping = Lower Risk & Increases Profit Potential

New Product Success with Prototyping  As we continue discussions on the steps for New Product Development, taking your idea to market requires numerous steps. Today we discuss Prototyping. Once you have perfected your product on paper or…

Digi-Key Answers the Call Each and Every Time

Digi-Key serves as a remarkable resource for our company as well as our customers. Simply put, they rock! When you encounter tight customer deadlines and narrow windows to complete a project, vendor reliability is critical. Relying on…
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Helpful Tips for New Product Development

Developing a new product brings a wide range of emotions such as excitement, frustration, encouragement, depression, and exhilaration (not necessarily in that order). The bottom line: Developing a new product brings hope. Hope that the product…

Smart Homes and Their Advanced Technology: The Future is Now

Everyone has been hearing for a few years now how technology is advancing. Especially where Smart Homes are involved. Everyone wants to be able to do everything on their phone. This includes banking, checking emails, even video calls. However,…
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The EEVBlog: "No Script, No Fear and All Opinion"

Do you love electronics as much as we do? Do you also have a wicked sense of humor? Enjoy watching awesome videos on electronics as well? In particular, videos delivered with a contagious enthusiasm? Well we have the answer for you. Due to popular…
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James Lewis: The Bald Engineer Delivers Electrifying Information

As electronics geeks, we thoroughly enjoy following James Lewis (aka: the Bald Engineer). James delivers outstanding  information, tips and product reviews on his electronics blog. If you are an electronics junkie like us, you will find his…
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UL Listings at Falconer Electronics

As we continue our series on New Product Development, a key component with the process includes obtaining certification at UL Standards. In the last post we discussed "The Importance of UL, CSA, and ETL Safety Certifications". Earning UL listings…
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The Importance of UL, CSA, and ETL Safety Certifications

Safety and Certifications Importance As we continue our series on New Product Development, the next stage includes obtaining certifications for product safety. Safety and Certifications are an important aspect of any business. Not only to the…