How Do Membrane Switches Work?

How Do Membrane Switches Work?

Membrane switches are amazing tools for product designers looking for a cost-effective yet highly functional means of interaction between user and device. We discussed how membrane switches are constructed here. In brief, membrane switches work much like mechanical...
Spotlight: A Closer Look at Hoffmann + Krippner’s GT Technology

Spotlight: A Closer Look at Hoffmann + Krippner’s GT Technology

Sometimes it’s the little touches that make the biggest splash. Membrane switches from Hoffmann + Krippner already incorporate our world-class engineering and highest quality components to ensure premium operation and long lifespan. Then, add to that our patented GT...
How is a Membrane Switch Constructed?

How is a Membrane Switch Constructed?

Slim, flexible, and extremely customizable, membrane switches are the product designer’s perfect partner when crafting human-machine interfaces. Functionally, membrane switches work much like a mechanical switch. However, by being printed on either flat PET (a...

5 Clever Applications for Ultrasonic Sensors

By using high-frequency soundwaves to detect the position and distance of objects, ultrasonic sensors often work in situations where other sensor types fall short. They work like echolocation in bats or dolphins; these sensors send out soundwaves (inaudible to humans)...
How Membrane Switches Can Improve Medical Device Product Design

How Membrane Switches Can Improve Medical Device Product Design

The global market for medical devices is massive. Worldwide, the market is worth nearly $400 billion (with the U.S. representing about 40% of the worldwide market). However, a large and saturated market means serious competition and rising pressures on medtech...