Department X

The Salt Flats prototyping lab is where world-changing ideas become reality. We have the tools, expertise and a technically-diverse team ready to help you create the future.

Department X

The Salt Flats prototyping lab is where world-changing ideas become reality. We have the tools, expertise and a technically-diverse team ready to help you create the future.

What We Deliver

Our methodology yields speed and a high level of transparency to quickly bring physical and software prototypes to life.

The Department X team is agile and on-demand, using lean methods to solve problems, develop prototypes and create market-ready products.

We’re Here to Make it Happen

Visual Prototypes

Hardware form sculptures, software wire-frames, rendering & much more

Proofs of Concept

Hands-on proof of concept to demonstrate viability of projects of any size

Functional Prototypes

Working prototypes for functionality validation & aesthetic refinement

Alpha Prototypes

Preproduction units that implement 100% functionality & aesthetics

Our Capabilities

From ideation to hardware innovations, software, web & mobile apps & beyond

Hardware/Mechanical

Computer-aided design
Renderings
Fabrication
Engineering analysis,
validation & DFM reports

Hardware/Electrical

PCB design
PCB fabrication
Circuit analysis
Circuit testing
DFM reports

Software

Firmware
Machine learning
Web & mobile apps
Hybrid applications
Full stack engineering
Cloud architecture

Engineering Analysis & Validation

Finite element analysis
Computational fluid dynamics
Thermodynamics
Product & prototype testing

Engineering Analysis & Validation (Electrical)

Circuit simulations
PCB testing
Thermal testing

Ideation

Collective intelligence workshops
Design sessions
Sketching
Visualization

Let's Build It Together