Outsource Engineering Services
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Although every contract is different, the major milestones associated with designing a new electronic product are about the same. This page was created to familiarize potential customers with the outsourcing process, and to give some insight into the various phases of product development.

Product Development Phases

  • Requirements Definition Phase
  • Proposal Generation
  • Contract Award
  • Prototype Phase
  • Customer Acceptance Testing
  • Regulatory Certification (FCC, UL, etc., if required)
  • Manufacturing Phase

    For a more detailed description of each of the phases outlined above, we encourage you to download and review the following document...
    Outsourcing Process
    If you are considering doing business with HED and are concerned about the protection of your proprietary information, be assured that HED takes your intellectual property seriously and routinely operates under a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). A standard NDA can be viewed here...
    Electronic Design Non-Disclosure Agreement Non-Disclosure Agreement

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