Embedded Software Development: Outsource or In-House?

Feb 6, 2017

Digital Engineering recently interviewed Nuvation Engineering COO Michael Hermann to discuss when to outsource your embedded software development. He explained that the complex products being develope...

Measuring 1MWh in Lemon Batteries

By Nate Wennyk | Oct 22, 2016

Helping the average person understand the energy stored by a 1MWh energy storage system can sometime involve making some pretty interesting comparisons. Where more commonly one might see something lik...

Putting Quality Products on the Shelves: Reliability DVT

By Neil Miller | Oct 11, 2016

Earlier in this series we discussed why design validation testing (DVT) is important and how environmental DVT is performed. Now we’ll take a look at Mechanical and Reliability DVT, and how electron...

Nuvation Quality Management: Design Project Post-Mortems

By Gwyneth Saldanha | Sep 25, 2016

A post-mortem sounds like it would be kind of morbid and depressing, but at Nuvation it’s actually a really positive thing. A Project Post-Mortem (PPM) is one of the tools we use to continuously imp...

A Closer Look at PCB Traces

By Pi Zhang, Karl Morant | Jul 13, 2016

A frequently asked question during Nuvation's Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout review meetings is, “Are 50-ohm traces being used for the digital signals in this PCB layout?” Often the answer to ...

When to Outsource Your Electronic Design

By Joseph Xavier | Jan 1, 2016

How do you know when to outsource your electronic design? Currently, more than half of electronic product companies in North America outsource design, and the number is growing.1 The decision to outso...

Designing a Health Monitoring Device

By Gwyneth Saldanha | Dec 11, 2015

A Nuvation Engineering client in the tele-health industry was seeking assistance upgrading a health monitoring device used by patients who are managing their care at home. The device collects data fro...

Best Practices for Internet of Things (IoT) Designs

By Gwyneth Saldanha | Nov 13, 2015

For Internet of Things (IoT) sensor networks, Nuvation offers a comprehensive suite of engineering services ranging from architecture design to product development and manufacturing. When designing th...

Battery Management: Measuring State of Charge and Battery Health

By Michael Worry | Oct 15, 2014

I was participating in a panel discussion about battery management system (BMS) design at the 2014 Battery Show in Novi Michigan and was asked for some of my opinions around State of Charge, State of ...

Electronic Design: Getting to First Time Right

By Michael Hermann | Oct 10, 2014

Getting to first time right is a key goal at Nuvation Engineering and is built into our electronic design methodology. Broadly speaking, it means two things: First, when you design and build new hardw...