Electronic Module Development

Embedded controllers are at the heart of many products today, the magic behind the scenes. Purely mechanical solutions have reached their limit in many cases. A blending of electronic, mechanical and human interaction is the logical next step. Whether your company is already in the business of embedded controller development or just getting started, VCS offers a range of services to assist in bringing your concept to life.


  • Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Component Stress Analysis
  • Component-level and circuit-level Reliability Prediction
  • Circuit Modeling
  • Schematic Capture & PCB Layout
  • Prototype, Bench-level Characterization, Validation and Verification
  • Testing
  • 2D & 3D Electrical & Mechanical Design (enclosures, bracketing, mounting, harnesses)
  • Document Development – Theory of Operation, Service Manual, User’s Manual


  • Planning for Long Service Life Products
  • Obsolescence Management
  • Component Replacement Strategies
  • Retrofitting Current Generation to Replace Legacy Designs
  • Product Design Updating and Validation
  • Production Break-date Scheduling & Management


  • Functional Testing
  • Overhaul & Repair
  • Re-deployment Tracking
  • Service Stock Distribution
  • Attrition Tracking & Projections
  • Obsolete Component Reclamation & Storage
  • Salvage & Disposal