Electronic Hardware Design

Our services cover the full electronic hardware development process from concept to assembly of IoT devices to help interface with and extract data from vehicles, plant and machinery 

Logos of companies engaging SanCloud's IoT & Embedded System Customers - Emerson, Micron, MiT, Molex, Toyota, Victron Energy

Our expertise in electronics hardware and software design allows us to balance production costs, development costs and performance with flexibility. We achieve this by carefully selecting which functionality is implemented in electronics and which is implemented in software. Almost all our embedded software runs on custom designed hardware.

Off The Shelf (OTS) vs. Custom Hardware Design

As a company focussed on customer satisfaction and developing long-term relationships, we will always aim to deliver hardware to the right specification, cost and timescale. In fact, we excel in this and will work with you to evaluate whether an OTS option is a viable alternative.

The SanCloud BeagleBone® Enhanced Single Board Computer (SBC) is used as an OTS product for 1000s of embedded and IoT applications. With each application, the BeagleBone® Enhanced is the perfect market-ready development platform. It is a feature-rich SBC, offers readily available open hardware and a proven, widely used ecosystem of device drivers. It also comes with the full support of SanCloud and the wider BeagleBoard® community. All these factors lead to a rapid development cycle for a working proof of concept.

As an inexpensive SBC, customers may choose to buy and take the SanCloud BeagleBone® Enhanced to market in its OTS state with no or little modification. Therefore time-to-market is quick too. However, in the case of larger volume orders, depending upon the required specification, this may not be the most cost-effective approach. Custom hardware in high volume production may deliver significantly lower production costs and an earlier return on investment against the non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs. In this instance, SanCloud works with its customers to add, modify or remove one or several features or develop a board on a completely new form factor.

How can we help you?

Whether your requirement is for customised embedded solutions, proprietary design or off-the-shelf alternatives, we offer a range of embedded software services to deliver a fully functional system. 

Electronic System Design

IoT Device Design

Controller & Sensor Design

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