Small Form Factor Design

Leveraging on years of experience in small footprint design and form factor Design in the embedded domain, to deliver high-performance Light-weight hardware design and compact product design with advanced mechanical and functional capability.


In the current day scenario, where everything is going small and digital, popular brands are now getting to producing more reliable small form factor design /small footprint design / compact product design with an aim to make people’s lives easier. With the ongoing trend towards small form factor design and compact hardware design, there is a need to densely pack electronics so that they occupy minimum real estate while providing maximum functionality.

Compact Product Design and Light-weight Hardware Design

The advent of feature-rich, multi-core SoCs with PoP technology and graphic accelerators have furthered this cause making it feasible for product designers to build small footprint, light-weight hardware design and compact product design for the next generation of portable and wearable applications in health and wellness, biometrics, home automation and industrial automation which are connected to the Internet of Things

Leveraging on our years of extensive design and engineering expertise in the embedded domain, Mistral’s offers complex, light-weight hardware design and small form factor design services that optimize space, weight and performance to achieve the perfect balance of ruggedness and technology by creating multiple PCBs with miniature interconnects.

Our expert team of engineers look at building small yet powerful and feature rich systems overcoming significant challenges in small form factor design and compact product design like signal integrity, power management and memory optimization.


  • Selection of components meeting functional and performance requirements for light-weight hardware design and small form factor design
  • Defining the right interconnect strategy considering performance, small footprint, real estate, cost and durability
  • Maintaining IPC standards in creating small form factor design
  • Using HDI technology like Blind and buried micro vias, PoP technology and Rigid-flex PCBs
  • Performing DFM and DFA checks with eco-system of vendors
    Understanding the thermal impact
  • Power management and optimization


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