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For hardware related product, the cycle to design, produce and modify is pretty long. The may cost a lot for engineering, manufacturing, parts and components. Is there any solution?
Something like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone and PCDuino are easy to buy and set up. You could choose the right one or combination based on the functions you may need. After validating the Product-Market Fit, your team could make it into a real product by designing a new PCB board.
Some universities may work on similar product/project before. It is better to see if you could collaborate with them.
3. Consulting Firm
There are consulting firms such as Triple Solid which will help you find the best solutions for your company.
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