The switch to USB-C cables which have a reversible, oval port as opposed to the one-way, rectangular port of USB-A cables is starting to catch on. Electrical product designers are taking bets on how fast the new charger will become the new industry standard. The USB-C cables enable faster data transfer and faster charging times for tablets, laptops and some cell phones.Read More
A recent article on MiBiz.com, sheds light on how Simms Electronics deals with the security of the connected devices we design. Part of the process is educating our clients about the dangers of using low security components. After the attack by hackers who recruited millions of connected devices to cause giants like Twitter, Netflix, Amazon and PayPal to crash, questions about IoT security should be raised.Read More
In the wake of the recent zombie attack involving 100,000 home security cameras and other IoT devices that brought several of the world’s most popular websites to a grinding halt, the security of IoT devices has grabbed attention around the world. The difference between having a secure device or one that allows in unwanted guests is a matter of it's design.Read More
Simms Electronics was authorized as a Gold Level Design Partner and Internet of Things Design Partner for Microchip, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of microchips and semiconductors for embedded products.
Matt Simms, West Michigan entrepreneur has been designing electronic products for companies throughout the state of Michigan for 20 years. Rapid Growth interviewed Matt to highlight Simms Electronic's expertise in hardware and software design.Read More
"Tech Firm Makes Everything Smart" is the front page headline Simms Electronics got in the Grand Rapids Business Journal. The article highlights Matt Simms of Simms Electronics as an expert in embedded products pulling on his 20 years of experience designing hardware and software.Read More
Matt Simms, President of Simms Electronics was one of two speakers who kicked off the Internet of Things West Michigan Meetup group. The group was formed as a way for technology professionals, weekend warriors and tech geeks to get together to discuss all things IoT.Read More