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US Digital Videos

We believe visual storytelling is key to helping others understand our products, what we do, how we do it, and why. Here you'll find product highlights, tutorials, customer spotlights, motion control industry news, and the occasional peek at what's happening inside US Digital.

Company Stories

What's Our Story? We Make Encoders in the USA

We make encoders and have been since 1980. Did you know we do everything from design and manufacturing to next-day shipping in-house? Watch our latest video to learn how our history, culture, and customer-first mindset make us unique in the world of motion control.


We Ship Most Orders Same Day

We don't think you should have to wait to receive your encoders. That's why our priority is to build and ship standard orders within 1-2 working days. In fact — most orders placed before 11 AM Pacific Time ship the same day. All at no extra cost to you.


Training the Next Generation of Machinists

We're working with Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington to train the next generation of machinists in our shop. Check out the full backstory here.


Customer Spotlight: Hydrow Uses Motion Control to Redefine Rowing Experience

The Hydrow® Live Outdoor Reality™ rower features a patented drag mechanism that is electromagnetic and computer-controlled that was designed to make the machine feel as close as possible to actually being on the water. Precise position feedback was an important part of the design and a US Digital optical encoder is a part of that system.


Our Focus is Making Our Customers Successful

We think the best way to help our customers is to empower our customer service team to listen to their needs and act accordingly. They aren't locked into scripted responses and predetermined outcomes. Learn more about our team and our commitment to helping our cusomters.


How We Use Automation to Create Jobs

US Digital CEO David Madore and COO Neal Donowitz share how the company uses automation to create jobs, not eliminate them.


Why We Design and Manufacture In-House

US Digital Founder and CEO David Madore shares why we believe in investing in vertical integration and doing as much as possible in house.


Our $80 Solution Saved Customer Thousands

When a motor manufacturer needed help validating encoder output for one if its customers, the manufacturer turned to us for help. They walked away with a completely customized software solution and only paid $80.


Rushing Encoders to F1 Teams Making Ventilators for COVID-19 Response

US Digital produced 5,000 encoders for 'Project Pitlane' a group of Formula 1 racing teams that are making ventilators to help with the response to the Corona Virus pandemic.


Supports FIRST Robotics Team Mean Machine 2019

In late December members of the team, which represents a handful of students from high schools in Clark County, Wa., visited US Digital to show off their 2019 robot and thank the company for its continued support.


Bring Your Kids to Work Day 2019

US Digital welcomed 42 kids for National Bring your Kids to Work Day. We can't wait to have them back in 2020!


Enhancing Entertainment Through Motion Control

Discover how US Digital's MA3 is helping MediaMation Inc. transform the movie viewing experience.


US Digital + Microsoft

US Digital Corporation was awarded the 2014 Dynamic Business: Small and Medium Business Award by Microsoft.


US Digital Corporate Video

A glimpse into US Digital's vertically integrated design and manufacturing facility.


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