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GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE DESIGN & INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

One of the many concerns for Industrial Designers is how the end-user interacts with the product. This frame of thought comes to the forefront when we are designing how end-users visually react and interact with a graphical user interface (GUI). GUI Design and Industrial Design are quite different as a profession at the macro level, but there certainly are similarities …

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – ANDY BOYES, PROGRAM MANAGER

Position at SIGMADESIGN: Program Manager Time at SIGMADESIGN: Eleven years {Engineers enable tangible improvements to the world. The things we do are not just academic or only interesting to our minds. They improve our quality of life. I love when customers come to us after trying everything they’ve thought of and our team is able to solve their problem in …

PRESIDENT’S CORNER – LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD

BY BILL HUSEBY, PRESIDENT & CEO Looking back at the past year, 2018 was filled with challenges, opportunities and successes. As SIGMADESIGN looks at 2019 and beyond, we reflect on our triumphs and set the bar high for achieving new strategic initiatives. At the end of each year, the entire company is involved in SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) group …

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HIGH-SPEED DIGITAL DESIGN (PART 2)

By Michael Barger, Director of Electrical Engineering This is Part 2 of a multi-part series. Please follow SIGMADESIGN on LinkedIn to read more! In Part 1, we compared digital and analog communication, and discussed some reasons why digital signaling has come to dominate modern electronics. This second part will be dedicated to studying some of the fundamentals that are necessary to …

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Efficiency and Design Integrity – Sketch to CAD

By Patrick Scranton, Industrial Designer At SIGMADESIGN, our Industrial Designers develop their project from sketch to CAD and follow it through the engineering and production phases. The efficiency that comes from the continuity of a single designer developing a concept all the way through CAD surface development is evident in our ability to preserve design intent on tight timelines. In …

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President’s Corner: Adaptable

  At SIGMADESIGN, we hold to six core values that I guarantee will never change. Though these values won’t change, one of the most important core values is the ability to change and be flexible: to adapt. The very heart of our business is service. Service to our clients, our employees and our community…in a nutshell, service to people. And nothing …

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High-Speed Digital Design (Part 1)

By Michael Barger, Director of Electrical Engineering This is Part 1 of a multi-part series. Please follow SIGMADESIGN on LinkedIn to read more!   SIGMADESIGN is well-armed with the expertise to tackle any engineering problem, and high-speed digital electronic design is certainly no exception. If your product must work with large volumes of data (such as video, networking, or any component …

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – BILL MCFADDEN, ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Position at SIGMADESIGN: Electrical Engineer Time at SIGMADESIGN: Ten Years {I’ve always been passionate about using technology to solve problems. Really that’s what engineering is – putting science to practical use.} – Bill McFadden, Electrical Engineer   ABOUT What was your youth like? I grew up in Portland, just a few blocks away from where I live now. I went …

ATOS 3D SCANNER CAPABILITIES

We have a new piece of equipment in our metrology department – the ATOS 3D Scanner. It brings more advantageous capabilities in-house ranging from 3D scanning to fully automated measurement and inspection processes. A team of SIGMADESIGN employees are trained and ready to use the machine and its unique software in order to provide our clients with a variety of unique …