Electrical and Embedded Hardware Design

Electrical & Embedded Hardware Design

In complex products, embedded computer hardware and electrical systems must meet rigorous standards to withstand a wide range of operational environments and use cases. Our embedded hardware design teams, and our electrical engineering services, efficiently deliver custom printed circuit board assemblies and related components and systems to meet our clients’ most demanding requirements.

D&K’s multidisciplinary team has decades of experience developing analog and digital hardware solutions for our clients. Our expertise includes microprocessor/microcontroller/DSP/PLC based design, FPGA design, RF/Analog design, and more. From design through layout to a tested and verified PCBA, our team of electrical engineers and circuit designers rapidly and efficiently deliver custom solutions for our clients’ most demanding requirements.

Analog and RF Design Expertise

  • Active & passive filtering
  • Precision amplifiers and receivers
  • A/D & DA conversion – high resolution/speed
  • Motor drive & control
  • Low power/noise circuits
  • High current/voltage circuits
  • Linear & Switching Power Supplies
  • Mixers, VCOs and PLLs
  • Cameras, sensors and sensor interfaces
  • Optical and imaging devices & interfaces
  • Battery Management
  • RF design and module integration including RFID, Bluetooth, ZigBee, 802.X, and GPS, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, HSPA and LTE (2G, 3G, 4G) modems
  • Digital Design Expertise
  • Digital filter design and filter modeling
  • Digital signal processing
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller design – Intel, Texas Instruments, NXP/Freescale, Microchip/Atmel, ST Microsystems, Renesas, Silicon Labs
  • Memory interfaces SDRAM DDR, DDR2, DDR3, QDR SRAM, FLASH
  • Communication interfaces & protocols – LVDS, HSTL, SSTL, USB, SPI, I2C, RS-232/422/485, Serial ATA, CAN Bus, PCI-X, PCI-e, Gigabit Ethernet,
  • Laser, CMOS & CCD Imaging & scanning system development

FPGA Development

  • System architecture
  • VHDL/Verilog coding
  • Timing analysis
  • Test bench development
  • IP integration – Embedded processors (Nios, ARM, etc.) I/O interfaces & Protocols (PCIe, USB, etc.)
  • Altera Stratix, Arria, Cyclone, Max including IP Xilinx Spartan, Virtex, Zynq, Kintex, Artix
    Cypress PSoc devices

Tools

  • Altium
  • Quartus
  • ModelSim
  • Vivado
  • ISE
  • OrCAD
  • PADS PowerPCB