Blogs & Insights

The Minimum Viable Product is Your MVP
The Minimum Viable Product is Your MVP

The goal of the Minimum Viable Product is to create a simplified version of your product, quickly and cheaply, so you can start sharing it with end users, investors, and prospective buyers.Think of your MVP as the simplest, most basic version of your product that...

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Outsourced Engineering or Internal Hires? How to Choose.
Outsourced Engineering or Internal Hires? How to Choose.

Are you currently stuck trying to decide if you should outsource your engineering efforts or start building up an internal team? You may be thinking about the costs, the time, the vetting, and the planning required for both options and be feeling stuck. We get it –...

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The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Four
The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Four

(If you missed some of the adventure, or just want a recap - catch up with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3!)With the Smart Badges fresh off development, our team headed to #MEDICA2023 in Germany! Talk about an exciting debut for our newest gadget. This Nifty Name Tag was...

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The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Three
The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Three

(Catch up with Part One and Part Two first!) Welcome back, makers and innovators! This is part 3 of our Badge Challenge blog series, detailing the development of our Root3 Labs "Smart Badge". We've already explored the early design process and fabrication journey, but...

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The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Two
The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part Two

If you missed Part 1 of the Badge Challenge, check it out here! Negotiating design details is always tricky, but especially when the electrical and mechanical teams have different priorities. But with this project, our small crew defied the odds with a collaborative...

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The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part One
The Badge Challenge Blog Series: Part One

Continue with Part Two here! Picture this: a sleek, futuristic name badge that has a pulse oximeter, displays dynamic data, and connects you to your peers. That’s not science fiction – it’s the brainchild of Root3 Labs’ engineering team, and it came to life in just...

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The BeagleV-Ahead vs Raspberry Pi
The BeagleV-Ahead vs Raspberry Pi

In less than a lifetime, we went from computers that filled an entire room to devices that fit in our pockets. While 'pocket-sized devices' may conjure images of modern smartphones, what I’m really talking about are single-board computers better known as...

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Root3 Labs Workshop Tour
Root3 Labs Workshop Tour

Todd takes you on a tour of our workshop and gives some insight into the tools we use throughout our product development process.

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Building a Presentation Prototype
Building a Presentation Prototype

Being able to present a physical embodiment of your product idea can go a long way toward impressing potential partners, funding, marketing, or otherwise. But, what’s the best approach for creating that prototype on a tight budget?

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