Work With Your Clients To Build Better Machinery

Industrial clients may seem less fickle than consumers, but they have strong opinions on what they want from their machinery. If the equipment doesn’t do what they need, they lose productivity. Consult with your clients to brainstorm new equipment design ideas ranging from additional features to layout of molded keypads. Be Open To Suggestions Mass… Read more »

Design Tips For Audience Response System Control Pads

In an effort to improve the effectiveness of their presentations, organizations are looking for some way to get feedback from their audiences. This has led to a rise in the demand for audience response systems and many electronics manufacturers are adding these products to their catalogs. Improving Communication Through Feedback People want to participate in… Read more »

Retro Style In Modern Electronics

Rather than following the sleek style of most electronics, some of our clients have come up with spectacular designs that borrow from older styles of electronics. They incorporate Si Tech’s versatile custom keypads into their retro designs to create devices with high visual impact. Using New Technology In Old Designs Our custom keypads are not… Read more »

Designing Silicone Keypads Ideal For Kitchen Appliances

Kitchens are full of hazards that can damage appliances over time. Equipment designed for kitchens need to be designed to survive these challenges and Si Tech’s custom silicone keypads have the characteristics needed for durable products. Keeping The Water Out Even a tiny amount of water or other liquid can cause a short that will… Read more »

Tips For Designing Secure Keypads

Standard key-based locks can be broken into using lockpicking or bumping techniques easily found in the internet. We’ve seen a growing demand for our custom silicone keypads used in keyless security panels, since these entries are more secure than standard locks. Dependable Operation Although locks have to keep intruders out, they also have to allow… Read more »

Designing Durable Keypads For Public Terminals

As computers have become smaller, cheaper and more powerful there has been a growing interest in using unmanned public kiosks to offer services from internet access to DVD rental. The kiosks are meant to be nearly maintenance free and every component needs to be up to the task. Si Tech molded keypads provide the characteristics… Read more »

Tips For Designing Dashboard Controls

Every industry has unique control design challenges. When developing equipment to be mounted in a vehicle dashboard, you must keep driver safety in mind. It doesn’t matter if it’s a car audio system or a sophisticated target acquisition computer for a jet fighter; well-designed molded keypads improve function and also keep the vehicle operators safe…. Read more »