Explosive Detector

Product Development Challenge Transform a one-off, hand built, science project into a reliable, manufacturable product; and do it fast. Our client had spent years and millions of dollars, and now they had the best explosive detection technology in the world. The market was wide open, and the timing could not have been better. This technology… Read More

Ruggedized Mobile Command Center

Product Development Challenge A leading government contracting agency was tasked with designing and manufacturing a sophisticated mobile command center and deploying units in the field before the start of the hurricane season. These units were going to be used by emergency personnel responding to a natural disaster and it became a matter of life and… Read More

Medical Device Sensor

Product Development Challenge “Big Features for a Low-Cost Disposable Medical Device” Our client needed high dollar features normally found in much larger, more expensive devices, in a low-cost miniaturized design; and it had to be FDA compliant.  The measure, control, and alarm on critical pressures in a disposable device were always rejected as too expensive… Read More

IoT Middleware Software

  Product Development Challenge “How do we manage 100,000+ IoT Sensors at the lowest poss” Our client, a leading provider of IoT sensors and networks, was struggling to keep up with the growth in sensor deployments.  The support cost was growing faster than revenue growth and unless a solution could be found, the entire business… Read More

Low Power/Long Range (LoRa) IoT Propane Sensor

Product Development Challenge Develop and integrate the components required to easily configure networks for data collection from thousands of battery operated nodes. Our client envisioned a new business opportunity based on the ability to periodically collect limited quantities of data from hundreds of thousands of nodes very inexpensively. The nodes were clustered in geographic regions… Read More

Low Cost/ High-Performance Coax Alternative

Product Development Challenge Our client needed to place antennas on very tall towers without suffering the signal loss in the coax between the antenna and the receiver located at the base of the tower. Traditional methods called for very expensive low loss coax that cost 1,000s of dollars per installation and still suffered from significant… Read More

Ultra-Low-Cost Wireless Oil Tank Sensor

Product Development Challenge The market size was large, but the cost was too high to capitalize on the opportunity. Our client knew there was a large market for fuel oil tank sensors. However, no company had been able to capitalize on this opportunity. Many had tried, including our client, but either the cost was too… Read More

MURS/LMRS IoT

Product Development Challenge “Everyone told us this could not be done” Our client needed an IoT system that could transmit from the basement of a building to a vehicle 1.5 Miles away in a heavy ground clutter environment (trees, buildings, etc).   In addition, the battery had to last 10 years, and the cost could be… Read More

IoT Sensor Network

Product Development Challenge A large environmental remediation company had a problem; they needed a remote wireless monitoring solution that was low cost and they needed it fast! They had to monitor 400 temperature sensors using a battery-operated, wireless solution with a ten-year battery life and had only six weeks until deployment. There was nothing available… Read More

Custom Power Supply

Product Development Challenge “Other’s had underestimated the challenge and failed.  Finish Line not only understood the nuances but created a novel solution that saved big development dollars” Our client, a leading provider of specialized materials, needed a power supply that could not be purchased off-the-shelf.  After trying several “consultants” without success they turned to Finish… Read More