Hardware Engineering Services

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TECHNOLOGIES FOR INNOVATION

Technologies for Innovation

From industrial automation to wearable biosensors, Internet of Things revolutionizes the way machines interact with machines and people. Years of experience in hardware product design and embedded systems development allow Velvetech to deliver innovative and competitive solutions to clients across various industries.

Having a strong combination of hardware and software engineering skills, our team will be supporting your project initiatives during the whole product lifecycle. From an idea and rapid prototyping to legacy firmware update and full-fledged hardware development — we’ll help ensure seamless performance of your solution.

Our Expertise

Stay Ahead of Digital Innovation

Industrial Automation

Through hardware design and custom firmware development, we help manufacturing organizations automate production lines, control assets, and monitor equipment to achieve operational efficiency.

Health and Wellness

Velvetech provides companies from the healthcare industry with sensors, microprocessors, and other digital hardware design services to enhance patient care, asset use, and staff productivity.

Wearable Electronics

We support various business domains with implementation of lightweight and multifunctional wearable electronics made of sensors, network ports, data processors, and more to monitor required parameters.

Consumer Electronics

Whether it is consumer or home electronics for entertainment, recreation, or communications — our team of embedded software engineers will help you build equipment intended for everyday use.

Transportation

We provide transportation companies with hardware design and engineering to streamline their supply chain and logistics operations for ensuring driver’s security, good’s quality, and vehicle maintenance.

Automotive

With solid experience in hardware design for the automotive sector, our company helps clients drive the adoption of embedded systems, sensors, wireless & wired technologies to address business goals.

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CONNECTING PHYSICAL WITH DIGITAL

Explore Endless Market Opportunities with Your New Hardware

Smart Devices

Smart devices reshaped the business of many companies and triggered a technology startup boom. In addition to working with wireless networks ranging from 2G to LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC, we have also taken advantage of the ISM and UWB technologies that enable efficient license-free communication. Velvetech has solid experience in designing connected devices for consumer markets, healthcare, transportation, and industrial use.

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Hardware Acceleration

For some industry verticals implementation of ultra-low latency technologies can be a key factor for business success. Hardware acceleration can be achieved through the use of GPUs, FPGAs, and ASIC/SoC. Velvetech has worked on a number of high-frequency trading platforms, machine learning systems, and video processing applications, rebuilding hardware to achieve a faster response and higher throughput for business critical applications.

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Integration with IT Infrastructure

Product design is not about hardware only. Smooth integration with software systems and cloud IoT platforms guarantees easy and effective data aggregation, analysis, and storage. Velvetech has an accomplished list of projects devoted to the integration of custom hardware with cloud platforms, both private and public, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

Hardware Integration with Mobile Apps

Mobile transformation is high on the business agenda. Velvetech has significant experience in designing custom devices and integrating them with mobile apps working on various platforms. For instance, having assisted our clients with obtaining the MFi license in the past, we are now able to create solutions that meet the strict certification requirements set by Apple.

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ACCELERATING CONNECTIVITY

The Right Edge Gateway for Your Solution

Ensure intelligent capabilities and enhanced connectivity of your hardware and IoT-based products with edge gateways. These compact solutions allow for full data and device management in a secure and easy way by bringing data processing closer to its sources — on the edge.

Having extensive expertise in hadrware engineering, Velvetech will help you build a custom solution to accommodate your needs or choose a reliable gateway vendor to implement out-of-the-box model. Get valuable data to where you require it and leverage localized decision-making for your business.

  • Eurotech DynaGATE 10-12
  • CloudGate LTE WW
  • MultiTech Conduit AP
  • Teltonika RUT850
  • Geotab GO9
  • Sentrius IG60

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What our clients say

Over the decade dealing with Velvetech, we have worked together to create a full line of products, including GPS, internet, Sim card communication M2M technology and in every instance, we have found the management and developers at Velvetech to be exemplary. We have developed at least 15 new electronics devices with Velvetech and they have been on time and on budget in every case. This firm is a one stop shop to implement innovative ideas.

Janet WilliamsCOO, Cargo Dara Corporation
OUR COMPETENCES

End-to-End Product Design and Development Services

Hardware Design Services

  • System design, modeling, and analysis
  • Schematic circuits design, modeling, verification, and analysis
  • PCB/Gerber design, RF circuits, antenna design
  • Component sourcing / BOM planning and cost optimization
  • Manufacturing support services
  • Hardware testing and validation, safety analysis

Software Development

  • Firmware
  • Middleware / Message Bus
  • BSP and device driver
  • Web, mobile, desktop, and cloud applications

Circuit and Board Design

  • IoT devices
  • Embedded processor-based designs
  • Digital logic systems
  • Mixed signal designs
  • Analog circuits
  • RF and microwave circuits
  • Battery-operated systems
  • Intelligent sensor application systems
  • RFID systems
  • High-efficiency power converters circuits
  • Low, medium, and high speed interfaces
  • Low latency and ultra-high speed FPGA-based design
  • Mesh network design

The evolution of cyber-physical systems, IoT, and cloud computing sets new standards for hardware design. Electronic devices are expected to be smaller, faster, safer, more efficient and reliable. At the same time, they need to be easy to manufacture, economical, have optimized BOM, and meet all regulatory requirements. Our engineering team is focused on the development of smart, compact, and power efficient solutions through the sound implementation of the latest technologies.

Microcontroller Platforms:
ARM, STM32, PIC32, MSP430, ATmega, AVR, Atmel, BlueNRG,
8051 Family, STM8, Arduino, ESP32, RaspberryPi
Signal Processing:
DSP, DSC, FPGA (Altera, Xilinx)
Communication Technologies:
RS232, RS485, USB, SPI, I2C, CANbus, MicroLAN
Wireless Technologies:
WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, GSM, 3G, LTE, NFC, ZigBee, ISM, SRD, UWB
OS:
RTOS, FreeRTOS, Mbed, RTLinux, OpenWRT, Embedded Linux,
Android, QNX, Embedded Windows
Cloud Platforms:
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Salesforce IoT Cloud
Certifications:
FCC, CE, Mobile Carriers, Apple Inc.’s MFi
Hardware Patent Support Services:
Ideation and Patent Research
Patent Litigation Support
IP Infringement Analysis Services
case studies

Smart Sensors for Cold Chain Monitoring

We helped CargoData develop a cold chain monitoring solution made of wireless sensors, GPS tracking, real-time recorder, and NFC mobile apps. The system allows pharmaceutical, floral, perishable food, and chemical companies to monitor shipments, routes, and general conditions of the cargo.

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Torque and Speed Sensors for Helical Pile Installation

Dinamic Oil turned to Velvetech with a request to empower their anchor drive products. Our team provided complex solution design to measure anchor drive’s pressure, temperature, torque, installation depth and angle. The sensors are integrated with mobile apps we built to display collected data.

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Award-Winning Smart Tires

Velvetech assisted our client with designing smart tires — an IoT product that became one of the finalists at the SEMA show in 2021. The project included embedded hardware development, firmware, mobile and web apps implementation to monitor tire’s pressure, temperature, and tread wear.

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EV Charging Solution for Drivers

Velvetech supported our client with the development of an IoT charging solution for electric vehicles. It consists of a BLE and NFC-based module to manage charging stations, web platform for administration, and mobile app for drivers to search for stations, make payments, and charge cars.

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Glucose Meter Development

The client asked Velvetech to assist in the IoT-based product development. Our team was working on the embedded development for a glucometer — design and implementation of firmware to build a glucose monitoring system.

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Emergency Response Solution

We helped a startup company out of Chicago deliver an IoT solution that fosters individual’s security. The system consists of an emergency response center monitoring cloud, innovative wearable personal safety device, and mobile application.

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