Deadline – Consumer Electronics Show

A Silicon Valley startup came to Sapphire when they needed their prototype USB3 webcam turned into a production-ready design – in time for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). We took the design (four demo boards cobbled together with cables) and delivered 20 working prototype units... in seven weeks!

This design was not only constrained by schedule but had to fit into a 1.5” cube form factor. As a commercial product the customer was also very concerned about meeting the consumer target pricing.

In order to meet all these adjectives we had to have a seamless coordination with all our vendors to fabricate and assembly technologies that had to include laser drilled via-in-pad and .4mm ball spacing on some of the parts.

The systems were delivered on-schedule and the project was done much more economically that the west coast designers the customer had initially utilized.

Sapphire Computers are experts in juggling numerous design requirements to get you where you need to be in an expedited manner. We specialize in those projects where our customers require results faster than they can achieve in-house. And we don’t just meet the schedule – we deliver quality working designs.


just because the schedule is tight doesn't mean we don't do all appropriate testing.


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