Tag: Product Development

27th June 2018 | Articles

The AI robot Smartibot kit

The DIY AI robot If you have always wanted a DIY AI robot that follows you around the house and brings you drinks and snacks, read on! The Smartibot, developed by Toymaker The Crafty Robot, is a build-it-yourself robot toy...

27th February 2018 | Articles

Case Study: ClubKaddy Golf Distance Recorder

Cambridge Design Technology were approached by Peter Englefield, who is a keen golfer. Peter wanted to develop a new golfing aid which would assist amateur golfers of all abilities in their game. Many golf clubs (rightly so), limit the use...

12th December 2017 | Latest News

Made in Britain: industrial engineering

Two fantastic videos showing how ‘Made in Britain’ used to be! Made in Britain: industrial engineering of gold leaf This first video shows the making of gold leaf from the beating and rolling of gold bars. It’s amazing to see...

12th December 2017 | Articles

Made in Britain? Not necessarily but it could be…

Proud to be made in Britain In the post war years, Britain’s standing in the world as number one manufacturer was undisputed. Everything was adorned proudly with “Made in England”. This stamp of origin was not only commonplace, but synonymous...

15th November 2017 | Articles

Rube Goldberg Machines: simple but effective

We are absolutely fascinated by these incredible Rube Goldberg Machines – such masterpieces! A Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, Goldberg was best known for his zany invention cartoons. We’re sure his engineering degree is behind all of this! Bringing the principle of creating a...

14th November 2017 | Articles, Latest News

From Concept to Prototype Part 2

In our last article we looked at taking a brief through the concept phase to a CAD design ready for prototyping. Here is what happens when we send the concept to prototyping.   Prototype Phase We sent Jack Lowe, our...

04th October 2017 | Latest News

From Concept to Prototype – Part 1

In this article we showcase the first part of a typical project going from concept to prototype.   Concept Phase The customer brief is singularly the most important document we require from our clients. The brief or product design specification,...

14th December 2016 | Articles

Cambridge Design Technology’s 2016: A look back – and a look forward

As Christmas beckons and the curtain begins to fall on 2016, it’s time for Cambridge Design Technology to reflect on the year – and what a year it’s been! Here at Cambridge Design Technology, we’ve been creatively solving our clients’...

27th September 2016 | Articles

Cambridge Design Technology & PTC Creo Parametric

Update: check out our more recent blog about the newer 7.0 version of PTC Creo. Last year we wrote an article about our solid partnership with 3D modelling vendor Solidworks – you can find it here. This time we’re trumpeting...

30th August 2016 | Articles, Latest News

Electronics and Software in Product Design & Development

In this latest article in our series which examines the services and technologies that complement – and are critical to – commercial product design, we’re going to look at software and electronics design and development. Our previous articles have covered:...

22nd June 2016 | Articles

Prototyping and Design: Hand in Hand Concept Development

The latest in our series of articles looking at complementary services to the product design is on Prototyping. By the way, if you missed our earlier articles you can find them below: Using SolidWorks CAD software to create the product...

27th May 2016 | Articles

Virtual Reality: representing opportunities for product development

Never one to shy away from technological developments, we had a finger firmly on the pulse of virtual reality recently. Courtesy of VR gaming company, Fragers Ltd, who offer portable VR booths and double decker gaming buses, we left the...

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