Why Touchscreens Aren’t Always Better

As technology has moved forward, it seems like nearly every piece of hardware has a touch screen interface. Touchscreens have become a hit with consumers on products such as the iPad and other tablets and smartphones. Computers have been controlled by a mouse and keyboard for nearly two decades, but even this type of equipment… Read more »

Tips for Creating a User-Friendly Keyboard

SiTECH can create a beautiful, durable keypad in record time. But without proper design it won’t serve the intended purpose. Manufacturing a keypad is one thing, but designing a user-friendly keypad is something else. Here are SiTECH’s tips for creating your best keypad. Backlighting A great keypad isn’t only user-friendly in the day time, it’s… Read more »

Silicone Keypad Design Options

Versatility It’s one of the attributes that makes silicone rubber such a great fit for so many industries and applications. But silicone isn’t only versatile in its use, it also gives you many options for design. No matter what your specifications are, SiTech offers more options than ever! We are now offering the option to… Read more »

Do’s & Don’ts of Keypad Design

When it comes to designing your keypad, there are some design features that you should consider during the design process. When working with SiTECH, we have a clear design process to follow to ensure that the final product is exactly what you had in mind. Do’s When it comes to determining a color scheme for… Read more »

FAA Rules for Commercial Drones Take Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced a new policy regarding commercial drones. It’s good news for inventors and tech businesses hoping their new products will soon take flight. With new technology in play, the FAA has outlined a plan for unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs, that stresses safety and prevents an invasion of air space… Read more »

Creating Custom Graphic Designs with LaserEdge Technology

Here at SiTECH, we offer the capability to not only print ink onto your injection molded liquid silicone keypads, but to laser etch graphic designs as well using our proprietary LaserEdge system. Our LaserEdge system is extremely useful when crisp and precise graphics are needed on an intricate designed silicone keypad or component. Our laser… Read more »

The Advantages of Choosing a U.S. Manufacturer

When choosing a silicone rubber keypad and components manufacturer, it can be appealing to manufacture your silicone rubber components overseas. However, there are many aspects to consider that many times can get overlooked, such as manufacturing and labor standards, lead time of parts, shipping lead time, quality of material used, intellectual property rights protection, service… Read more »