On the Fence for IPC Certification?


Do you design, build, or test electronics assemblies? Are you thinking about IPC certification? I’ll share my experience with this program so you can decide if it makes sense for you or your team to get certified.  IPC, the Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is an ANSI organization that publishes popular standards for the electronics industry….

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SF Design Week Part Two: Highlights and Takeaways


Design Week 2017 was awesome! With almost 200 events, no one could see them all, so here are some highlights and takeaways from the sessions that were great, but didn’t make it into my last blog post.   MOMENTS THAT MATTER: HEALTHCARE DESIGN & INNOVATION “Design can impact the healthcare experience.” I was expecting a…

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SF Design Week Part One: Asking the ‘Right’ Questions


SF Design Week is a collection of events and talks centered around design-thinking. This year’s theme was ‘Question Everything,’ which I interpreted to mean ‘be open-minded.’ I went into each session with my own questions in mind: What are common challenges that designers encounter across all disciplines? How can we use another designer’s process and…

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The Latest from VR & AR World in London


VR & AR World was great! One of 219’s current projects, with a “bleeding” edge client, relies heavily on the use of VR to accelerate their product development cycle and ensure an excellent user experience. When I found out about the VR & AR World conference – part of London Tech Week – I jumped…

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Job Posting: C++ Software Engineers in CA & NC


219 Design helps our clients succeed by developing embedded products that cross the boundaries between engineering disciplines. We achieve better outcomes because we cultivate an environment where engineers are inspired to learn, collaborate, and thrive. Our great team is what enables us to do great things.

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