Many product designers practice user-centered design, carefully considering the user’s interaction with the product. However, it’s important to not simply consider the primary user, but also the users, or actors,
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High-quality rugged connectors are complex and expensive. Connectors can be 1/3rd or more of the total BOM cost on some rugged products. Selecting a connector wisely is a crucial
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‘Must work with gloves’ is a requirement that we often see in the design specification for rugged products. So what are some of the considerations when designing for gloved use?
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