SOURCE: Neubloc


March 28, 2011 13:01 ET

Neubloc and ModularIQ Partner to Provide Inclusive Services for Rapid Hardware and Software Systems Development

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - Neubloc (, a leading supplier in software product development solutions, and ModularIQ, an innovative provider of hardware rapid prototyping and delivery, have formed a strategic alliance to provide customers the ability to develop and manufacture complex hardware and software solutions in a fraction of the time and cost.

The market defining partnership brings hardware and software development efforts together to rapidly and effectively address the electronic industry's most demanding systems challenges and turn concepts into available market opportunity. Hardware prototyping, development and delivery has typically taken months to complete. 

Using ModularIQ's technology for custom board prototype design and delivery, customers typically reduce time to market and costs by 80% over traditional methods. Neubloc's user-centered design and development methodology aligns with ModularIQ's modular hardware solutions to minimize the cost and time to market for sophisticated software and hardware solutions. 

Neubloc's embedded software development user experience design experts work with customers to create a graphically rich, easy-to-use software system for a wide range of applications and hardware. Smartphone users expect touch panel integration with an emphasis on usability. The new partnership provides customers in a range of industries such as medical, industrial and retail with comprehensive embedded device hardware and software solutions.

"The increasing need to deliver products quickly and cost effectively while still providing a rich human centric design is critical for new generation embedded devices in a wide range of application areas including medical, industrial and retail devices," said Jason Crist, chief executive officer of ModularIQ. "Neubloc's Rightsource Software Design and Development process allows customers to achieve the maximum value for their development expenditures."

 "With the introduction of ModularIQ's BoardBuilder™ solution, customers will develop complete functioning prototype boards in minutes instead of months," said Armando Viteri, chief executive officer and president of Neubloc. "Both our companies share a common vision in helping organizations develop and deliver cost effective, rich experience hardware and software solutions rapidly to capitalize on market opportunities."

Neubloc has delivered solutions to more than 150 clients in platforms including mobile devices, graphics tablet and large enterprise solutions. These solutions including a wide range of applications from storage systems to inflight entertainment to social media platforms. 

About Neubloc: Neubloc is a software product design and development firm that leverages its US-based executive management, architecture, and design with offshore production and engineering resources to provide effective, cost-conscious solutions for our clients. Neubloc's unique multi-continent network which includes development centers in central Europe, Latin America and the US spans the globe to provide our customers with an efficient, streamlined project management approach. Our diverse team of software industry veterans, user experience experts and project delivery managers ensures our development process aligns with your company's strategic goals and objectives.

About Modular IQ: ModularIQ's BoardBuilder™ and modular products reduce hardware product prototyping to as little as 20% of the time and cost of current engineering methods. A rich set of stringent professional experience includes support for: medical devices; automotive; avionic; military; industrial; and even gaming. Premanufactured libraries of drag-and-drop modules facilitate near-limitless variations of your application, supporting almost any peripheral and sensory need. Customized modules are simple additions in small incremental costs. So for the first time, your single and multiple prototypes can be fashioned in minutes; previous configurations are saved and recalled through an intuitive user interface. From there, ordering is as easy as hitting a button and your designs are delivered to your door in a matter of days.

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