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    Accelerate your innovation with element14 Design & Manufacturing Services

    From concept to design, through prototype to production, element14 Design and Manufacturing Services can support every aspect of your electronic and embedded design process. As specialists, we provide full turnkey product development and medium to high-volume manufacturing services.

    We are the manufacturer of the world's most popular single board computers, like Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black and BBC micro:bit. Not only we do the manufacturing we do design and customize SBCs for our customers to optimize the cost and time to market faster. Our unique knowledge and expertise in hardware and software development, manufacturing and compliance test certifications has helped element14 become a trusted design partner to many of the world's leading semiconductor, medical, aerospace, military, automotive, industrial and consumer markets.

    We work very closely and integrate with our customer as an extension of their available engineering resources and knowledge to get their ideas into reality and faster to market.

    Why element14? We are the manufacturing partner for the world's most popular single board computers, like the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black and BBC micro:bit. Our engineering teams have decades of experience in successfully designing and helping to bring products to market. Whether it is customizing existing platforms or designing from scratch, our experts have a proven track record in optimizing cost, building robust products and accelerating time to market for our customers.

    Our Comprehensive Services to get to Market Faster

    • Product Development
    • Design for Manufacturability
    • Cost Optimization
    • System Upgrades
    • Marketing Prototypes
    • Contract Manufacturing
    • Prototype Industrialization
    • SBC Customization
    • Certification & Compliance Testing
    • Supply Chain Integration

    Are you a Professional Maker?

    element14 offer a unique service to get Makers to the market, we can help you to turn your brilliant maker idea into a finished product, distribute and market the product globally via our world class distribution center and multi-channel product marketing.

    SBC Customization Services

    element14's Product Customization service is ideal for taking your SBC based designs or prototypes to market. As manufacturers of the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black, you can leverage our design know-how and existing manufacturing volumes to produce cost optimized products, getting your designs to market faster.

    Common customization request include:

    • Memory upgrades/ embedded flash
    • Wireless connectivity addition/ upgrade – Zigbee, WiFi, Z-Wave, Sub-GHz ISM
    • Power Management
    • User interface/ HMI Design
    • PCB layout, header & interface modification
    • GSM, LTE modem Inclusion
    • Emerging IoT protocols - (LoRaWAN, etc)
    • Industrial Version (extended temperature range, chemical protection etc)
    • And many more including complete design modifications



    Design Services

    Hardware Design

    • Embedded Design
    • MCU/MPU based SBC and modules
    • Digital, Analog, Sensing and Power applications
    • RF, Wireless Power, and RFID applications
    • FPGA design and implementation
    • ASIC conversion
    • Battery operation and charging
    • Industrialization

    Software Development

    • Embedded firmware development and integration
    • Control, I/O processing, communication and GUI
    • Application and driver development for OS such as Windows and Linux

    PCB Design

    • High-speed digital design & analysis
    • Schematic and layout translation
    • Advanced PCB including HDI rigid, flex and low loss


    Manufacturing Services

    Certification & Standards

    Design even the most complex, multi-layered PCBs in less time with intuitive routing tools.

    Superior Quality

    Maintain your sanity when fanning out high-pin count parts with all new BGA fanout engine.

    Value Added Customer Service

    Cut the repetition out of your design process with reusable circuitry that stays synced between schematic and PCB.

    Design Platforms

    Platform FamilyMFRLOW performanceMID performanceHIGH performance
    i.MX 7 SoloNXPCortex-7
    i.MX 6 ULNXPCortex-7
    Sitara AM335xTICortex-A8
    Curie ModuleIntelQuark
    Sitara AM437xTICortex-A9
    AM572x DualTICortex-A15
    i.MX 6 QuadNXPCortex-A15
    i.MX 8 MulticoreNXPMulti-Cortex A72/A53/M4
    Joule 570xIntelAtom


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