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Building iPhone OS Accessories: Use the iPhone Accessories API to Control and Monitor Devices by Ken Maskrey

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Chapter 10. Hardware Design

You've decided to make the plunge and signed up for the MFi/WWi program. The widget you plan to create for your accessory has undergone rigorous scrutiny by your friends, peers, potential customers...basically, anyone you can trust to give you reasonable feedback but not reveal or steal your idea. It goes without saying that you need to be careful to whom you give information. Right now, your idea is all you have.

Your goal has become to make that idea a reality. Where do you start? At first, this question will seem daunting. Daunting is actually too weak a word. The tasks that lie ahead of you will probably seem insurmountable. You have no money, you're not skilled at hardware design, and your software skills are shaky ...

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