Remote Control for Consumer Electronic Devices

A remote control is an input device that can be used to control a piece of electronic equipment located away from the user. Remote controls are used in a huge range of consumer electronic devices. Common remote control applications include television sets, box fans, audio equipment, and some types of specialty lighting. For engineers and

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Should I Outsource the Manufacture of my Silicone Keypad?

For many product designers and companies that are concerned with quality, the decision to outsource components of consumer electronics requires careful consideration of the costs and benefits. There is a current perception that overseas manufacture of components are implicitly a lower quality than state-side production. However, this is not true within the silicone keypad industry.

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What are Membrane Switches?

Membrane switches are best explained by contrasting them against the other popular switch type. The two types are commonly used in electronic devices and throughout one’s home. Mechanical Switches are usually made from hard-plastic and copper, and they function by manually opening or closing a circuit connection. Membrane switches are far cheaper, and they are

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The Design and Development Process

Here at Silicone Dynamics, we are frequently approached by engineers and product designers in all stages of their product design. Whether actively sourcing parts for your manufactured device, or just looking at options, we have the expertise to help. Silicone Dynamics is staffed by personnel that understand the entire life-cycle of modern consumer electronics. We

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