Category: Design

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Why Outsource Electronic Design?

When off-the-shelf products are unable to meet your needs, bespoke electronic design can deliver the specific solution your business requires. This can sometimes be done in-house, but there are several good reasons why outsourcing electronic design is usually a better option. Electronic Design Expertise Although no one knows your business better than you do, outsourcing […]


Are you spending valuable time looking for the right solution?

At DSL we carry a wide range of hugely customisable products to suit almost every need, as well as an in-house custom electronics design team. And if you still cannot find what you need we have a vastly experienced technical sales team on hand to guide you through every step of the way, with a guarantee that if […]


DSL unveiled as exhibitor at Sensors & Instrumentation 2018

Datasound Laboratories (DSL) are the go to electronic design and manufacturing house, a one stop shop specialising in creating sensor-driven custom devices combining local processing with cloud communications.  Especially with the revolution of IoT, clients know what they wish to control and/or monitor, DSL satisfy the ‘how’. Rory Dear, Managing Director states “DSL inherently do […]


DSL’s IoT Telemetry review featured in “Control Engineering” magazine

DSL’s experience of telemetry, from wired to IoT is reviewed and featured in the May edition of “Control Engineering Europe” Rory Dear looks at the industrial telemetry journey so far and he has high hopes for its future. “At its beginning, industrial telemetry invariably involved one or more primitive sensors connected to a data gatherer, […]


New: DSL IoT Telemetry case study released

DSL’s successful collaboration with Brightwell Systems launches their new IoT-enabled intelligent remote telemetry unit DSL were approached by Brightwell Systems Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of monitoring solutions to the energy industry. An integral part of their overall solution, monitoring information on utilities sites and relaying that information to a central control system, was […]


Tired of managing multiple vendors to realise your electronic product?

If you need a one stop shop for electronic product design, certification and manufacture, you need DSL. Design: Our multi-skilled in-house engineering team will develop your hardware, firmware and can even build your software. Certification: Tell us your certification requirements and we’ll manage the rest. Manufacture: We provide flexible, just-in-time (JIT) managed production deliveries so you […]


RAF seek DSL as IoT Hardware Design partner for technology revamp

Industry renowned for realising the revolution of IoT whilst others still marvel the possibilities, DSL will be a partner of the RAF 100 Interoperability Workshop (press release) in Sept ’18. Leveraging IoT technology to reduce operating costs whilst increasing functionality, traceability, marketability and critically – profitability; resonates across all technology businesses. If you’re not yet […]


DSL’s Virtual SoM featured on IoT Global Network

DSL was today featured in IoT Global Network with “ARM System-On-Modules go virtual to spawn rapid IoT realisation” “The IoT revolution places the same pressures on electronic design realisation to that conventionally of military embedded systems; where (the reduction of) Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) is the critical driving force behind each new development…” read […]


Why is a Virtual SoM like a Christmas Pudding (not a bad Xmas joke, promise!)

Whether you’re designing a complex PCB or a Christmas cake there’s always risk involved if you’ve never done it before. That’s why you start with a tried and tested recipe and that’s exactly what DSL has been doing for 25 years. Our Virtual SoM is the recipe to get your product to market with as little […]


Virtual SoM spawns rapid ARM Cortex-A8 design, perfect for IoT

The Virtual SoM combines the advantages of ‘from-scratch’ design with that of a physical system-on-module, allowing DSL to rapidly deliver a low risk and cost path to realising our client’s embedded solution. Whether jumping on the revolution of IoT, or servicing legacy technology, this approach is equally beneficial for building new technology as it is […]


Do you need to get products to market, but are short on resource?

Forward thinking manufacturers are now employing UK based resource to supplement their internal engineering, as an extension of their engineering department. With the pound’s plummeting value the benefits of going offshore are challenged, why not use a specialist UK electronics design consultancy such as DSL to speed your time to market for new ideas? A […]


What exactly is DSL’s new ‘Virtual System-On-Module’? and why?

It’s DSL’s new revolutionary approach to risk-free electronic design, the ‘Virtual SoM’. For the first time, we can truly combine the advantages of ‘from scratch’ design, with that of a ‘real-world’ system-on-module. Designed for ARM® microprocessor and microcontroller product realisation, DSL can rapidly deliver a low risk and low cost path to market. Take advantage of the Custom Design service to […]

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