Home-Automation

Customized HomeBridge Gateway Design with a new Mechanical Enclosure

Client Overview

A white-labeled custom gateway solution for a leading manufacturer in home water protection.

Business Need

  • The client wanted to re-design water mitigation solution with better aesthetic design:
  • They also needed a complete home water monitoring solution to monitor the home 24/7 for water leaks and temperature changes

VOLANSYS Contribution

  • Customized HomeBridge Gateway with a new Mechanical Enclosure
  • IP40 enclosure design & conceptual sketches
  • 3D CAD design, prototyping and 2D detailed drawing
  • Mold tooling ready with T-final samples within 8-week time
  • Vibration and drop testing on the
  • Silk screen printing process for logo and FCC ID text printing
  • Translucent light pipe for logo illume with different colors
  • Defined cosmetic inspection criteria to get 0% rejection on product final assembly line
  • Provided mold maintenance
  • Worked with client on new ID design for tabletop

Solution Diagram

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Benefits Delivered

  • Improved aesthetic design with logo illuminations and reduced form-factor by 25%
  • Handled mold complexity with multiple sliders for the bottom part to make ease of overall product assembly
  • Rapid roll-out of first production batch (Mar-Apr 2018) with support for volume up to ~10K
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