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U Treadmill

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer, User Experience (UX/UI)

U Treadmill Cardio by U Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Consumer Background and Challenges JP came to Nectar to realize his vision of a folding portable treadmill with therapeutic tread. The project started out as a few paper sketches to [...]

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Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer, Production Transition

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Nuvasive – Limb Lengthener

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, User Experience (UX/UI), Medical

Limb Lengthener Nuvasive Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Medical View Project Here Background and Challenges Nuvasive sought Nectar Product Development to help create a revolutionary medical device for patients with Limb Length Discrepancy (LLD). This device is comprised of an intramedullary nail, [...]

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Printronix – Thermal Printer

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial, User Experience (UX/UI)

Thermal Printer Printronix Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Industrial View Project Here Background and Challenges Business-critical printing solution leader Printronix engaged Nectar to develop and apply a new brand design language across its line matrix and thermal printer offerings in order [...]

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BlueMark – Pure Rain Nanobubble System

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer, User Experience Design, Production Transition

Pure Rain Nanobubble System BlueMark Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience Design, Production Transition, Consumer View Award Making Rain in a Nozzle, So Plants Grow Faster Bluemark Industries gave Nectar the challenge of developing something new in the home gardening products market. The company wanted [...]

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Amonix – 7700 Series Solar Panel

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Industrial, Electrical Engineering

7700 Series Solar Panel Amonix Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, User Experience, Industrial Slashing the Cost of the World’s Largest Solar Panel After designing the world’s largest pedestal-mounted solar panel power system, Amonix turned to Nectar to make its deployment more cost-effective. [...]

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Nectar – Solar Flora

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer, Contextual Research, Production Transition, Electrical Engineering, Firmware & Software, Nectar Labs

Solar Flora Nectar Product Development Nectar Labs, Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware & Software, User Experience, Production Transition, Consumer Background and Challenges Nectar Product Development embraces the concept of sustainable design - both for the benefit of its clients [...]

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Global Fuelbox – Fuel Additive Device

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer, Contextual Research, Production Transition, Electrical Engineering, Firmware & Software

Fuel Additive Device Global Fuelbox Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Firmware & Software, User Experience, Production Transition, Consumer Background and Challenges Global Fuelbox is an energy technology start-up company based in California. The firm tasked Nectar with developing a new [...]

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Benechill Inc. – RhinoChill

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific, User Experience (UX/UI)

RhinoChill Benechill Inc. Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Benechill Inc. produces non-invasive cooling technologies designed to increase neurologically intact survival rates. BeneChill, Inc., tasked Nectar with developing the RhinoChill® IntraNasal Cooling System to induce therapeutic hypothermia. [...]

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Benechill Inc. – Internasal Cooling System

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific, User Experience (UX/UI)

Internasal Cooling System Benechill Inc. Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Benechill Inc. produces non-invasive cooling technologies designed to increase neurologically intact survival rates. The primary challenge Nectar faced was to streamline RhinoChill’s user [...]

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KOS Pharmaceuticals – Breath Coordinated Inhaler

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific

Breath Coordinated Inhaler KOS Pharmaceuticals Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges KOS Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the development of inhalation medication delivery technologies and now part of Abbott Labs, needed to develop a breath-coordinated inhaler that would [...]

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IMS Inc. – LSTAT Lite

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific, User Experience (UX/UI)

LSTAT Lite IMS Inc. Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience (UX/UI), Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Integrated Medical Systems, Inc., (IMS) a medical technology systems integrator that is transforming the effectiveness of critical care, tasked Nectar with developing a portable [...]

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The Releef Initiative – Releef Medical Dispenser

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific

Releef Medical Dispenser The Releef Initiative Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges The Releef Initiative is a non-profit, international, pharmaceutical corporation that is focused on product development to fulfill unmet needs in the world’s under-served areas by utilizing [...]

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Luminys – SunSource

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Industrial

SunSource Luminys - High Speed Photography Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Shining a Light on High-Speed Photography Luminys Systems Corp. is a leading manufacturer of high-intensity lighting systems for precise, quality imaging, including products for motion picture and television production, live [...]

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EyeTel Imaging – Imaging Digiscope

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific

Imaging Digiscope EyeTel Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific Engineering World-Class, Clinically Validated Technology EyeTel Imaging, Inc., a leader in ophthalmology, was founded to commercialize the EyeTel Retinal Imaging System, which was developed by clinical scientists at the Wilmer Eye Institute at [...]

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SKB – Footnote Amplified Pedalboard

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer, Contextual Research, Electrical Engineering

Footnote Amplified Pedalboard SKB Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Consumer Putting the Pedal to the Metal with Innovative Guitar Pedalboard Leading instrument case and accessory manufacturer SKB Corporation has produced innovative guitar pedalboards for performers and enthusiasts for over 15 [...]

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Maxwell Sensors – MCL Immunoassay Platform

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific

MCL Immunoassay Platform Maxwell Sensors Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Maxwell Sensors, Inc., a leading biomedical research and development company that is committed to “MAXimizing WELLness” through the development of advanced bio-molecular testing systems, turned to Nectar to [...]

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Sierra Instruments – Automotive Test Systems

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Industrial

Automotive Test Systems Sierra Instruments Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Background and Challenges Sierra’s automotive test division, known as Sierra-CP, is a global engine, vehicle, and emissions test company tasked Nectar with creating a common industrial design language, look, and feel for [...]

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M-Audio – Torq Xponent

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer

Torq Xponent M-Audio Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer Background and Challenges Digital audio pioneer M-Audio tasked Nectar with the development of a new mixer and controller that would allow professional DJs to cue, mix, and mash up digital audio files from [...]

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M-Audio – Torq Conectiv DJ Mixer

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer

Torq Conectiv DJ Mixer M-Audio Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer Background and Challenges M-Audio, a leader in audio technology and a business unit of inMusic Brands, designs and markets digital audio and MIDI interfaces, keyboards and MIDI controllers, synthesizers, loudspeakers, studio monitors, digital [...]

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M-Audio – ProjectMix I/O Control Surface

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer

ProjectMix I/O Control Surface M-Audio Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer Background and Challenges Musicians and producers increasingly record more professional music at home. M-Audio wanted to take advantage of this opportunity. So, the leading music electronics manufacturer retained Nectar to develop [...]

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Desktop Factory – 3D Desktop Printer

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research

3D Desktop Printer Desktop Factory Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Background and Challenges With support from Idealab, a multibillion-dollar technology incubator, Desktop Factory challenged Nectar to design and engineer the enclosure, hopper, and coating subsystems for an innovative desktop printer that produces [...]

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Clear Mesh Networks Inc. – CM 300

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Industrial

CM 300 Clear Mesh Networks Inc. Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Background & Challenges ClearMesh Networks, Inc., developed a fiber-grade wireless mesh broadband networking system for metropolitan areas as a more cost-effective alternative to laying hard fiber to carry high-quality [...]

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Belkin – KVM SOHO Switch

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer

KVM SOHO Switch Belkin Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Consumer View Award Background and Challenges Business-critical printing solution leader Printronix engaged Nectar to develop and apply a new brand design language across its line matrix and thermal printer offerings in order to unify and [...]

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Asylum Research – MFP Atomic Force Microscope Enclosure

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific, Industrial

MPF Atomic Force Microscope Enclosure Asylum Research Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company and the technology leader in Atomic Force/Scanning Probe Microscopy. Having worked with Nectar on the industrial and mechanical design [...]

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Asylum Research – Cypher Atomic Force Microscope

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Medical & Scientific, Industrial

Cypher Atomic Force Microscope Asylum Research Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Industrial, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force/Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM/SPM), sought to stir up its market by developing and introducing a next-generation atomic [...]

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Sybron Endodontics – Elements Apex Locator

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific

Elements Apex Locator Sybron Endodontics Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Experience, Medical & Scientific View Award Background and Challenges As a leader in quality endodontic products, SybronEndo turned to Nectar to help develop an important endodontic innovation: a diagnostic imaging device to assist endodontists [...]

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Perioptix – Binocular Optical Loupe

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Contextual Research, Medical & Scientific

Binocular Optical Loupe Perioptix Contextual Research, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical & Scientific Background and Challenges PeriOptix, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of high quality magnification and illumination systems for medical and dental professionals, tasked Nectar with developing a magnifying binocular [...]

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Rolling Razor Inc. – Rolling Razor

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer

Rolling Razor Rolling Razor Inc. Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Consumer View Product Here Background and Challenges Realizing that the basic stick-style razor design suffers from the same limitations that it’s had since its inception, Rolling Razor, Inc., commissioned Nectar to design and engineer [...]

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