The Five Secrets of Designing for Medical Products

Product developers, do you know these five secrets to successful medical product design? In this video from Serious Engineering, Gordon Styles explains how to improve your medical designs to enhance performance, safety, comfort and more. And although he’s not a real doctor, he does play one on television. So be sure to tune in to […]

What’s New in Personal Flying Machines

Humans have envied the flight of birds for thousands of years and we’ve been trying to replicate it for just as long. But it turns out that making a personal flying machine is a very difficult engineering challenge, which has kept this dream frustratingly out of reach for all but a few daredevils. Now, advances […]

The Top 5 Design Tips for Medical Products

As we all know, devices used in medicine and healthcare must meet the highest standards of performance and reliability. This is as it should be, but medical products are more than merely practical tools or appliances. Although there are many different types and applications, to the greatest degree possible they also must satisfy human emotional […]

Understanding FDA Medical Classifications

The Food and Drug Administration in the United States is responsible for the classification of all products that are used in medicine and healthcare. As with regulators in other countries, such as the European Medicines Agency, they must categorize a vast array of goods that, in one way or another, interact with human health. These […]

6 Product Design Tips from Robots

You may never have heard of Mr. Joe Jones, but he’s the inventor of one of the most successful commercial robots ever made – the Roomba. Mr. Jones, a graduate of MIT, has experience designing hundreds of robots and he’s identified a few key precepts that apply to good engineering and design best practices, not […]

How Manufacturers Are Responding to the Coronavirus Challenge

The unprecedented challenges people are facing around the world due to the novel coronavirus outbreak are straining every aspect of modern life. But many innovative companies are meeting these challenges by leveraging technology and information to create solutions in record time. Here is a look at what is happening now and coming soon. Ford, GE […]

What’s New in Tech at CES 2020?

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the world’s largest venue for cool and innovative tech products and applications to look for in the coming year. 2020 is no exception, with exciting offerings in wearables, smart home devices, mobile technology and much more. Our very own Business Development Engineers Kaelen Lee and Dara Shabnam […]

8 Design Tips to Improve Metal 3D Printed Parts

Additive manufacturing offers exciting design opportunities for next-generation parts that need to be strong, complex and lightweight. You can design and build parts that are virtually impossible to make conventionally or that would be prohibitively expensive and time-consuming. However it’s not quite plug-and-play. You should be aware that designing for a metal part is much […]

How To Talk About Surface Texture Like A Pro

As a product designer you know that your choice of a surface texture goes a long way towards determining how your product looks, feels and performs. However, you may not realize that there’s a specialized vocabulary used by manufacturers when they make and describe surface textures. If you become familiar with these terms and how […]

5 Design Inspirations for Medical Wearables

Medical wearables combine a lot of small but advanced technologies into little packages that collect health data, offer warnings and even administer treatment. But for these products to be successful – to be readily adopted by users and made part of their daily lives – they must be packaged in great designs that are not […]