A revolutionary folding treadmill that takes up 95% less space. Foot massaging belts and premium look also make the design stand out from treadmills on the market. Nectar took this product from a concept sketch to a functional prototype ready for manufacturing.
Background and Challenges
Conventional treadmills typically occupy significant space and are difficult to relocate. In an effort to revolutionize the industry, Cardiobyu enlisted the expertise of Nectar to transform their vision into a tangible product. This involved meticulous attention to detail and seamless integration of electronic and mechanical components. Establishing the user experience of a innovative product that is intuitive to users was also key to the projects success.
There were numerous mechanical challenges to solve that took multiple iteration to get right. some key challenges were transferring power to a split belt system, making the folding mechanism robust, and ensuring the treadmill was strong yet lightweight. Nectar’s mechanical engineering team tackled these problems and more to deliver an exceptional product.
Details make the difference
The client received a fully functional prototype of the product that was the result of meticulous effort and careful attention to detail evident in its user-friendly design. The inclusion of foot massaging belts and sleek, shiny surfaces distinguishes the Utreadmill from its competitors, making it a standout product.
Darren is an accomplished, dynamic leader who founded Nectar, X-Naut, and BreathDirect. He is committed to improving the world through the synthesis of technology, science, and art. Under Darren’s leadership, Nectar is leveraging the latest advances in cutting-edge technology to transform medical device development and design. As part of his
Dr. Steve Wells holds a critical role in steering Nectar’s operations and defining its strategic direction. His impactful leadership has established a clear course for the company’s success. He has revitalized the company with a passion for maximizing impact through expert resource utilization since taking the helm in 2020. Steve has boosted Nectar’s portfolio, streamlined processes, and reinvigorated its innovation agenda, all with the goal of developing life-saving and impactful products. His background in senior leadership roles at Georg Fischer and his people-focused, results-driven leadership style make him an invaluable asset to our team. Steve’s extensive knowledge in chemistry, biocompatibility, and biology only adds to his value as a team member.
Adam Marten has worked in the aerospace and consumer products industries since 2006 with lead engineering experience in conceptual design, product development, analysis and performance qualification testing. Adam has experience leading a range of technical projects, including multiple structural analyses for military and aerospace applications. He has also worked directly with engineering teams to develop medical devices and laboratory instrumentation.
With over two decades of experience in healthcare innovation, Kerry has been instrumental in transforming patient care and improving patient outcomes across the globe. Her extensive knowledge and expertise in the cardiovascular and cardiothoracic operating room, as well as her experience in emergency medicine, geriatrics, pediatric psychiatry, and main OR, make her a versatile and valuable member of the team. From small hospitals to large teaching institutions, Kerry’s 20 years of experience with patient documentation, including the use of EPIC, Cerner, and Meditech electronic charting systems, have positioned her as a leader in her field. Her recent involvement in helping transition the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center’s Cardiac Surgery program from paper charting to electronic documentation further underscores her commitment to advancing the healthcare industry.