F3 Engineering

Mailing Address: 1957 Fillmore St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418 USA
Design Services Contact: Chris Anderson, 763-219-1380 canderson@f3eng.com

F3 does consulting, design and manufacturing of custom wireless products. Our core competency is RF, antenna and radio software and we’re experts in adjacent technologies such as batteries and other offline power sources, power management, cellular, WiFi and other radio network protocols & software. We are also experts in radio performance measurement, optimization and device certifications from cellular and WiFi to licensed and custom radio systems. For manufacturing and sourcing, we can do globally competitive device pricing that will allow your product to ramp to volume quickly.

Capabilities

  • Hardware Design
    • Audio
    • Design for RoHS Compliance
    • General - Digital and Analog Circuitry
    • DSP
    • Ethernet
    • High Density/Low Profile/BGA Packaging
    • Impedance Controlled PCB Design
    • Multilayer High-Speed Mixed Digital and Analog
    • PCB Design/Layout
    • Power Supply Design
    • RF and RFID
    • Schematic Capture
    • USB
    • Video - HDMI, Display Port, DVI
  • Mechanical Design
    • Enclosure Design
    • Full Product 3D Modeling
    • PCB and Component 3D Modeling
  • Project Management/Logistics
    • Component Purchasing
    • FCC Certification
    • Product Cost Estimating
    • Project Management
    • Technical Marketing
    • UL Certification
  • Prototype/Manufacturing
    • Design for Manufacturing
    • Documented Pre-Production Prototypes
    • High-Volume Production Runs
    • Low to Medium Volume Production Runs
    • Manufacturing Services
    • Prototype Assembly and Testing
    • Rapid Prototyping Capability
    • Test Fixture Development
    • Turnkey Volume Production
  • Software Design
    • Android OS
    • ARM
    • Board Bring Up (BBU)
    • Boot Loaders
    • C/C++
    • Development Tool Porting (gcc, gdb, oprofile, etc.)
    • Device Drivers (Linux, Custom Kernel)
    • Embedded Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)
    • Java
    • Linux
    • Linux Board Support Packages
    • Linux - Debian
    • Linux - Ubuntu
    • Microcontroller Class Embedded Software/Firmware
    • OS Based Microprocessor Embedded Software/Firmware
    • PC Based Graphical User Interfaces
    • PC Software
    • RTOS
    • RTOS-FreeRTOS
    • Windows .NET
  • System Level Design
    • Block Level System Design and Integration
    • Communications Systems/M2M
    • Design for EMI/RFI Immunity
    • Design for Testability
    • Modifiable In-House Reference Platform
  • Wireless Design
    • Antenna Design
    • Bluetooth
    • Cellular
    • Discrete RF Design
    • GPS
    • Pre-Certified Module Integration
    • Wi-Fi
    • WiMax/LTE
    • ZigBee/802.15.4

Development Tools

  • IDE/Compiler
    • Atmel AVR Studio
    • IAR
    • Keil
    • Microchip MPLAB
    • Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio
  • Mechanical
    • SolidWorks
  • Schematic/Board Layout
    • Altium
  • Simulation
    • Spice/Simulation

Industries Served

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Consumer
  • Government
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Medical

Partners

  • Microchip Technology
  • Sierra Wireless
  • Taoglas
  • U-Blox

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