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A Fresh Brand Image to Energize Medical Device Product Development

Rebranding As Nectar celebrates its 25th anniversary, we gave ourselves the gift of a brand face-life. A new brand image has rejuvenated and focused our company’s values and vision. We wanted to honor our past and fuel our future. The result was a

Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances as an Innovation Engine

Stacie Depner, Director of Engineering at Nectar Product Development, will be featured at the next Frost and Sullivan event: 22nd Annual Medical Technologies Executive MindXchange, Innovating for Value in Healthcare. The 3-day conference starts on

Start-ups Aligning with Product Development - Stacie Depner - Director of Engineering

Med Tech Monday on January 23rd, 2017, featured Stacie Depner, Director of Engineering at Nectar Product Development. She empathized with start-ups and entrepreneurs, as she presented ways to align business needs with product development.

Nectar Creates Product to Improve Pilot Safety

First Hand Experience All pilots are mandated to have charts and maps while they fly. In the past, pilots would carry heavy and cumbersome bags filled with paper charts in their planes, which needed to be constantly updated to maintain their

Webinar with Frank Yoo - Director of UX Design at Lyft

Hey guys! I attended a webinar hosted by User Testing with Lyft’s Frank Yoo, head of UX & Product design at Lyft. He revealed some of Lyft’s secrets about their process and I’m here to give you the cliff notes! Side Note: User Testing has AMAZING

UX in the context of Industrial Design

If you’re a designer of any kind, you probably know by now that designing with empathy, making things intuitive, and creating a form that follows function are foundational practices of design. All of this encompasses a good User Experience (UX) a

3 Differences - Apple's HIG vs Google's Material Design Standards

#1 Depth of Field vs Material  “The fundamentals of light, surface, and movement are key to conveying how objects move, interact, and exist in space and in relation to each other. Realistic lighting shows seams, divides space, and indicates moving

LCD UI Prototyping in Photoshop

One of our current projects has a requirement for a small screen to display some data to the user. In order to down-select which of the sourced screens to use, we’ve had to look at a few characteristics including cost, energy consumption, screen

Nectar at AT&T ioT Hackathon

IoT Hackathon hosted by Traction Labs at The Vine – Irvine, CA The Nectar UX team participated in an IoT hackathon event at The Vine in Irvine, CA. The team came with an open mind and an excited spirit and met many amazing people. We had 12 hours to

Nectar Develops Award Winning Products Using SolidWorks

Using SolidWorks software, Nectar can more efficiently execute the collaborative, multidisciplinary development process that has become the trademark of its success. Saravis says the firm develops products five to 10 times faster with SolidWorks