Hardware Design

Hardware Electronics Design Stages

Time, luck and circumstance has brought together a unique collection of individuals that make up the team here at SONECO Ltd. The combination of skills come together to deliver the whole solution when it comes to creating a strong brand and taking it to the marketplace.

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I. Research

1. Understanding of project parameters

  • Gaining information and solid understanding of projects applications specifics
  • Organizing meetings with client’s staff to identify and document all functional requirements and needs

2. Technological approaches research

  • Formulating and selecting the optimum development path
  • Zeroing in on innovative product design and engineering solutions

3. Cost analysis (Design and Production)

  • Evaluation and cross reference of functional specifications of the bill of materials formulating innovative view

4. Preliminary product development schedule

II. Product Definition / Specifications

1. Creating product direction and innovative concepts

  • Formulating and prioritizing collected data with the requirements and characteristics

2. Defining electrical/mechanical specifications

  • Defining all design, engineering, manufacturing, configurations

3. Finalizing project/product cost and schedule


III. Design and Innovation Stage

1. Schematics and PCB layout design

  • Digital & Micro processor circuits
  • Analog and RF circuits design
  • Embedded systems design
  • Wired interfaces circuits design
  • Color TFT Display control circuits

2. Production of engineering prototypes

  • Ordering of PCB and BOM
  • Assembly of the components

IV. Integration and Implementation Stage

  1. Software/Hardware Integration
  2. Pre-production prototypes
  3. Testing and final integration
  4. Specifications verification
  5. Finalizing Engineering documentation
  6. Demonstration and final discussions with the customer

V. Pilot Production Stage

  1. Preparing manufacturing documentation
  2. Cost optimization
  3. Design verification and Life tests
  4. Agency approvals

VI. Post Production Support and Upgrades

  1. Technical assistance
  2. ECR/ECO, product changes and upgrades