Geppetto Overview


Geppetto is Gumstix's online design-to-order system for embedded hardware. Have ideas you want to push to production quickly? This application is for you. Not an engineer? No problem! Here's a quick overview of what features Geppetto has to offer.

Design your custom board with ease!

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Slash Design Time

Geppetto’s intuitive and simple drag and drop tool guides users.

Custom Library and 3D Design Preview

Choose from over 100 modules and see your design with accurate dimensions with instant 3D previews.

Design and Save Your Work Online

Save your online designs and complete them on your timeline, online, anywhere.

Build the perfect board!

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No Engineering Required

Simply place displays, sensors, processors, WiFi, etc. and let Geppetto do the rest. No routing needed.

Green light means GO

Color coded indicators keep you updated on the status of your design. Geppetto confirms module connections and placement and helps ensure optimal software compatibility.

Compare Cost

Understand how each module affects your bottom line. Easily optimize for cost without sacrificing critical components.

Reduce manufacturing time and cost!

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Design-to-Order Reduces Cost

Click to order and Geppetto automates the PCB routing, sourcing, component purchasing and fabrication of your finished product.

Prevent Mistakes

All Geppetto-manufactured devices are pre-tested by Gumstix Engineering.

Rapid Delivery

Production-ready board ships in 15 business days.

A few "in generals"

  • If you envision your board, what does it look like? A handheld device? Network appliance? Industrial control board? Geppetto excels at these kinds of things.
  • Be aware: Geppetto does wearable systems -- and, in fact, is helping pioneer these; But ingestible systems? We’re not there yet.
  • Satellites and drone controllers? Yes. Rocket controls? No.
  • Medical systems? Of course. Implantables? Not at this time.
  • In general, though, please know we are constantly pushing the boundaries... after all, Geppetto’s motto is: Dream... Design... Deliver...!

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