In This Issue: Four Types of Prototypes During the product design, there are different development stages which require different types of prototypes. The first question you should ask yourself is what type of prototype do you need. Is it to demonstrate the functionality of the product, a simple visualization, or getting it ready for manufacture? [...]
While the internet allows us to easily stay abreast of new developments in our industry, nothing beats face-to-face meetings for keeping one’s finger on the industry pulse, as well as establishing new and growing existing relationships via networking. We’ve created a roundup of 15 medical device and health tech meetups around Silicon Valley to make [...]
Focus groups are a traditional but powerful way to gather opinions on products, services and ideas. Over the last 18 months Longevity Explorers circles of older adults have had more than 70 face to face meetings providing direct, interactive feedback on products. This information can help companies to build better products. Partnering with programs in [...]
Voler Systems and V2Solutions partner to provide high-quality IoT and home health solutions. They can draw upon team members with decades of experience in each of the areas of expertise: electronic design, web and mobile software. V2Solutions delivers cutting-edge solutions for real-time web and mobile applications. Voler Systems provides electronic product development services. "We're thrilled [...]
Acorn Product Development provides comprehensive mechanical engineering services—from turnkey product development, sub-assembly development, and engineering analysis to materials cost analysis and manufacturing cost reduction—for leading companies around the globe.
Reprinted from KnowledgeFlow Blog. KnowledgeFlow provides tools for managing creative work include task addons for BaseCamp, project management software. 5 approaches to employee motivation Strategy 1: communicate. Effective communication requires a two-way process and it is a must for a manager to be successful. It means devoting part of his or her time to listen to others and to [...]
Not only are LEDs the next generation of lighting, they are being used everywhere. The small size, low currents and low energy consumption of LEDs has led to uses from large-area LED displays as used for stadium displays to small, thin, lightweight uses such as status indicators and glow lights. LEDs are showing up everywhere [...]