Designing a Less Complicated Keypad

Designing a “Less Complicated” Keypad One of the main complaints that consumers have with modern electronic devices is the complexity of their remote controls and keypads. While modern electronics might have more features than ever before, manufacturers have done a poor job in reducing complexity in remote control device. According to C-Net, the average home…

How Does a Silicone Keypad Work?

In its most basic form, a silicone keypad is basically a “mask” that is placed over a series of switches in order to provide a more comfortable and tactile surface for users. There are a number of varieties of silicon keypads. Silicone Dynamics can produce keypads with far more advanced features than those listed below.…

Benefits of Silicone Rubber Keypads

From the perspective of a product designer, silicone keypads are the perfect balance between functionality and cost effectiveness. Silicone keypads have been used in millions of applications around the world, in everything from TV remote controls to the keypads on the international space station. Silicone keypads hold up to extreme temperatures and conditions when needed.…

Custom Elastomeric Keypads

If you have been involved in the engineering world, you know that the design of a product is a delicate balance between functionality and cost-efficiency. Engineers must answer to many departments. They must ensure that products are technically sound, but also that they can be mass-produced with some degree of profitability. Custom elastomeric keypads are…