Pete Staples

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How We Became and ODM

Blue Clover Devices was formed in 2003 as Blue Clover Design, LLC. We wanted to be a design house but we didn’t know what product to make, not to mention how to sell it. We were young and dumb, but fortunately we knew it.

Why We Do IoT

It's breathtaking how often we shuffle around horrible products that should never have been made in the first place. Let me give you an example. Recently, my wife and I purchased a wall clock online, which I hung up in our den. About ten minutes later, the second hand stopped moving.
Why We Do IoT

Why I Love Shenzhen

I just got back from Shenzhen. Going there is always invigorating because time and again I am inspired by its ingrained can-do spirit for building hardware. Here is an example: about a month ago we decided to move forward with a new state-of-the-art Yamaha SMT line for assembling PCBs.
Building a bridge between hardware and software.