04/01/21 4:43 pm

In product development, you want to do everything in your power to ensure success. You can give yourself an advantage by writing a comprehensive product specification (spec). This document serves as the heart of your product and provides invaluable information to your development and manufacturing team. However, many times people fail to adequately prepare this document, with frustrating consequences. Let’s take a look at the second half of ten mistakes people make when writing their specifications so that you know what to avoid.


4:41 pm

An ideal product specification (spec) requires careful deliberation and can determine your product’s success. A spec is the heart of your project where all necessary information for your team accumulates. It’s easy to think you can address a problem later, but the better prepared you are initially, the smoother the process from inception to manufacturing will be. Here are the top five of ten mistakes people make when writing their specifications so that you know what to avoid.


03/26/21 4:23 pm

Selecting the right contract manufacturer for your company is a daunting process. Making the wrong choice can create production delays, cost tens of thousands of dollars, and may cause you to have to switch contractors, which is a costly and time-consuming process. The right contract manufacturer will deliver a long-lasting partnership allowing your business to grow, meet demand, and evolve products.

A contract manufacturer can help manage resources, design products, and provide a range of services essential to your business.


03/16/21 2:23 pm

How are over-the-air (OTA) programming updates handled for IoT devices? The updates have to be secure, up-to-date and downloaded in an efficient and timely manner. Mars International uses the cloud-based Ciqada platform to ensure safe, timely updates on all IoT-based devices. Ciqada is Mars’ fully integrated internet of things solution. Ciqada provides device management abilities, end-to-end security, cloud management, and technical product support.