Tag Archives: product development

Jenny Regan

Key Tech at AACC in Houston July 30-Aug 1, 2013

07.18.2013 by Jenny Regan

For Key Tech, the action at AACC is on the expo floor just as much as the conference sessions. The business of diagnostics relies on orchestration of new assay science and instrument platforms, and we’re the instrument platform team.

Abbie Shoemaker

Flexible PCB Design Considerations

05.22.2013 by Abbie Shoemaker

Flexible circuits are all around us – in cell phones, cameras, and laptops – and also in us – in pacemakers, cochlear implants, and defibrillators. Over the years, as devices have become smaller and wearable and implantable medical devices have become more prevalent, the flex circuit industry has boomed. Key Tech has also been involved in this trend. We’ve designed a number of flex and rigid-flex PCBs for various applications, and along the way we’ve picked up a few tips.

Brian Lipford

15 Years!

03.04.2013 by Brian Lipford

Alexis, our marketing coordinator, recently stopped by my office and asked me for two things: a blog celebrating Key Tech’s 15th anniversary, and my personal interpretation of Key Tech’s brand. Since I’m just a lowly engineer, I had to ask about that last part…our brand?

Abbie Shoemaker

Betascape 2012

10.03.2012 by Abbie Shoemaker

2012 marked the third year of Betascape, the annual weekend gathering of artists and technologists (some may say nerds) from the Baltimore area to explore the intersection of their disciplines.

Chet Larrow

TED Talks: Designing for the Real World

09.12.2012 by Chet Larrow

TED Talks over the last couple of years has published many inspiring and informational pieces and has become a staple for those working in creative industries. The relevance of the one floating around the KeyTech office this past week was no exception.

Alex Flamm

IDSA Annual Report

08.22.2012 by Alex Flamm

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) just held their annual international conference in Boston, MA. Jeremy Savage and I attended the 4-day event and had the pleasure of listening to some great presentations, ranging from the informative to the inspirational.

Scott Corey

Do you want an iHeart Pump?

05.23.2012 by Scott Corey

It seems that people will buy any of Apple’s “i” products. While some of this is driven by fashion, most of the craze for Apple’s products is the result of a string of exceptionally well designed products. The user delighting design of these products was not by accident. Rather, they stem from Steve Jobs’s passionate [...]

Conrad Laskowski

Recap of the SME Micro/Nano Manufacturing Conference 2012 – Boston, MA

04.11.2012 by Conrad Laskowski

On March 28th and 29th I attended this year’s Micro / Nano Manufacturing Conference in Boston, hosted by The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). The primary tracks this year were nano manufacturing, micro machining, micro molding, and micro metrology. Two years ago I attended this same conference in Mesa, AZ, and was obviously overdue for another visit.

Alexis McKenzie

Jenny Regan Featured as Guest Speaker at UMD Fischell Festival

10.31.2011 by Alexis McKenzie

Recently Jenny was the featured speaker at the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering’s Fischell Festival, as part of their Whiting Turner Lecture Series.

Lei Zong

Reflection on the AACC 2011 Expo Floor

08.15.2011 by Lei Zong

The AACC annual meeting hosts the largest clinical laboratory expo, and this year’s expo was probably the largest ever with an estimated 20,000 participants, close to 700 exhibiting companies, 2,000+ booths, and over half a million square feet of exhibit space!