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The Road to CES 2018 with Cocoon Cam – a (Really) Smart Baby Monitor

January 5, 2018

The Idea

Engineers are curious by nature, looking at the world differently, with circumspection and a yearning for improvement. Asking questions, testing hypothesis, and fiddling with products is a way of life. Such way of life […]

How to Get the Voice of Your Customer into Hardware Product Development

December 7, 2017

The SV Hardware Startup to Scale Meetup hosted a panel on November 4 that covered the topic Embedding Customer Needs into Your Product Design.  Panelists included:

Jessica Ching: Strategic Marketing Advisor, ActionSpot and Lead Advising Consultant, […]

Why do 85% of hardware companies miss their product development schedule? (& how to meet yours)

October 20, 2017

As part of the 2017 PRG Hardware Symposium in September, we polled the audience to see if they miss their product development schedule. Overwhelmingly, 85% of those polled stated that they had missed their product […]

Learnings from 2017 PRG Hardware Symposium: Artificial Intelligence: Hardware Revolution or Evolution?

October 3, 2017

This year’s panel at the the 2017 PRG Hardware Symposium included leading Artificial Intelligence and Hardware Product experts from a broad range of industries:

Alastair Trueger, founder of Creative Ventures (moderator)
Luke Tang, General Manager, TechCode […]

PRG Symposium: Artificial Intelligence – Hardware Revolution or Evolution?

September 11, 2017

The theme of the Product Realization Group’s 7th Annual Symposium on September 14, 2017 is “Artificial Intelligence, Revolution or Evolution?”

Background of Artificial Intelligence

The term artificial intelligence (“AI”) was first coined by John McCarthy in 1955, […]

Lessons Learned: Re-examining Onshore vs Offshore Electronics Manufacturing

July 3, 2017

The May 24 expert panel, sponsored by Product Realization Group and Hardware Massive, shared current perspectives on onshore vs. offshore manufacturing.

How to Mitigate Risks of Offshore Manufacturing

Jim Van Patton, VP of Operations for Roost, a […]

Strategies for Optimizing Onshore vs. Offshore Electronics Manufacturing

June 14, 2017

A recent panel of experienced industry leaders urged companies to conduct a risk analysis of their overall supply chain to understand the “total cost of ownership” and make an informed offshore-onshore manufacturing decision. Each panelist […]

Re-examining Offshore vs Onshore Electronics Manufacturing

May 23, 2017

Manufacturers created 27,000 more jobs in the U.S. than they moved offshore last year, a reshoring advocacy group says. (Global Trade) Wall Street Journal,  May 18, 2017.

Where to locate your manufacturing operations is a fundamental […]


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