Densification of iPod Touch [Client Project]

  • With the exterior size and the battery size fixed, we had to deploy an industry-first circuit board technology to fit and connect all the electronics.

    With the exterior size and the battery size fixed, we had to deploy an industry-first circuit board technology to fit and connect all the electronics.

  • Here you can see the flexible cable go directly into the rigid-circuit board. It actually forms the internal layers of the PCB.

    Here you can see the flexible cable go directly into the rigid-circuit board. It actually forms the internal layers of the PCB.

  • Although somewhat overshadowed by iPhone, Michael helped establish the iPod Touch as one of the most densely integrated product lines ever built.

    Although somewhat overshadowed by iPhone, Michael helped establish the iPod Touch as one of the most densely integrated product lines ever built.

  • Genesis of an idea: we began exploring hybrid circuit boards simply to incorporate existing flexes into the primary PCB .

    Genesis of an idea: we began exploring hybrid circuit boards simply to incorporate existing flexes into the primary PCB .