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Nectar & Smardii At CES 2020, It's A Wrap

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been the proving ground for breakthrough consumer technologies for 50 years where the world's leading innovators introduce their newest products to the marketplace. Hundreds of amazing new gadgets were

Smardii Smart Diaper Puck

  The American population is aging rapidly, and current healthcare resources can't keep up. By 2022 there will be a shortage of 1 million elder care nursing specialists, by 2030 all baby boomers will be over 65, and millions of them will require

Nectar 2019 CSULB Student Workshop

    Nectar opened its doors to hold a workshop to guide industrial design students attending the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), through the user-centered design portion of their product development process. Prior to attending this

Nectar’s QMS is Officially ISO 13485 Certified: What it Means and Why it Matters

For years, Nectar has been meeting and exceeding the requirements necessary to meet the ISO 13485 standards, but today we are excited to announce that we have become one of the few companies who officially hold an ISO 13485 certified Quality

Big Data and Product Development Transforming Healthcare

Advanced product design and big data are changing our approach to healthcare. Take the human genome project for example. Using a genome sequencer, the whole human genome (about 3 billion base pairs) was successfully mapped in 2003. This breakthrough

Six MedTech Trends of 2019

Medical technology (MedTech) product development continues to be one of the fastest evolving subsets of the product development industry. While it is difficult to say what’s in the road ahead, it’s always interesting to look back at some of the most

Designing a new Technology-Infused Medical-Grade Scale

It’s a tool we’ve been using since the moment we were born, yet overlooked as we continue to streamline and infuse technology into nearly every other aspect of the medical industry. As product designers, we are constantly asking ourselves, "how can

The Importance of Human Factors Validation and Usability Testing in Medtech Product Development

As medical devices become more complex, the FDA and other international compliance standards including ISO 13485 continue to place greater emphasis on ways to improve the safety and effectiveness of products prior to commercialization. Human Factors

Preparing to Partner with a Product Development Firm

Product development firms are in the business of helping to conceptualize, build, and develop new products that have the potential to fundamentally change markets.  Finding a solid partnership with the right development team is critical, as the

What the New FDA 510(K) Guidelines Mean for Medtech Product Development

For centuries scientists, engineers, and visionaries have been iterating and expanding on each other’s designs, even on products seemingly as simple as the light bulb Their efforts are focused on making them safer, more reliable, and more compatible