Category: Prototyping

What is the Typical Product Development Timeline?

It can be challenging to gauge a standard product development timeline because of the diversity of products out there. It’s a bit like asking, “how long is a piece of string?” The answer is “...

How to Optimize the Process of Prototype Development

One of the biggest mistakes a creator can make during the process of prototype development is to treat it as the development of an actual product. The prototype doesn’t need to be as sophisticated ...

Understanding the Prototype to Production Process

The prototype to production process is often very confusing, particularly if you don’t have any prior contract manufacturing experience. Sure, most inventors, entrepreneurs, and business owners alr...

What Materials are Used for Prototyping (and Why)?

Picking the right material is a major step in the prototyping process. Hundreds of different types of materials are used for prototyping, but only one of them will truly be the best choice for your p...

Top Three Benefits of Rapid Prototyping

The ability to bring a new product to consumers first is usually the determining factor in who gets to control that market. Consider the development of the smart speaker. Amazon wasn’t the...

The Best Rapid Prototyping Methodology for Startups

Startups are under a great deal of pressure. Investors want to get new products to market as fast as possible, while founders want to ensure products are high in quality before they reach the market....