Advanced Guide on Interfacing with a Video Display

Published on by John Teel

NOTE: This article is a guest post by Shawn Litingtun. Shawn is an extraordinary electronics designer. He has an insanely comprehensive understanding of many topics in electronics and has extensive knowledge on electrical certifications. I’m yet to ask him a question about electronics that he can’t answer! He is also one of the experts inside the Hardware Academy available to answer technical questions. READ MORE...


What Path Should a Techie Follow to Bring a New Product to Market?

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I’m going to start with a story about an engineer named Gary.

Like many engineers and makers, as a child Gary always loved playing with electronics and computers, so it was no surprise that he ended up with an electrical engineering degree. He spent his free time as a teenager tinkering around with circuit boards and building odd ball things like a dial joke machine. READ MORE...

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12 Tips to Save Money Getting Your Hardware Product to Market

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Developing a new electronic product is never cheap, but in this article I’m going to share with you 12 tips to significantly lower your costs.

Minimizing your costs is even more important in the early stages of development. Goal number one should be getting your product to market as quickly and cheaply as possible. READ MORE...


8 Essential Tips for Hardware Startup Success

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It’s a long, rough, expensive journey to take a hardware product from idea to market. That journey becomes even longer, rougher, and more expensive when you end up taking the wrong path.

So I want to share eight tips with you that will speed up your journey and make it a bit easier and less expensive too. These tips will help keep you on the right path to success. READ MORE...


12 Ways to Fund Your Hardware Startup – Part 2

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In part one of this two part article, we looked at seven strategies to raise money during the early to mid stages of your startup.

This included self-funding, bringing on co-founders, borrowing from friends and family, angel investors, crowdfunding, startup accelerators, and new product contests. READ MORE...

12 Ways to Fund Your Hardware Startup – Part 1

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The odds are you are going to need some sort of outside funding at some point in order to get your product to market. If you are lucky enough to get your product to market without outside funding, you will surely require it to grow your company. READ MORE...