Product Design

To say the world moves faster every day seems like the ultimate cliché.  Haven’t generations upon generations made this same observation?  We stand in the present, looking back upon times when the technology felt slower, progress more relatable, and looking forward, we feel an acceleration,...

At Key Tech it is our nature to be creative and think differently. This is how we find the solutions to the toughest technical challenges. Innovation is at the heart of the product development work we do. We just understand that this must be done...

What do reading glasses, adjustable office chairs, touchscreens, your computer keyboard, email, and bendy straws all have in common? They all evolved from solutions meant to aid those with disabilities, and yet turned out to improve the lives of everyone. We call this Universal Design;...

After many years of product development and the numbers and accolades to prove it - we’ve put together a concise list of a few best practices for developing a solid product requirements set.  A product requirements set is the backbone of a successful product development...

Last December, the FDA issued a Class I recall for the Alaris Pump module, which delivers medicine intravenously into a person's body. A Class I recall is issued in situations where a malfunctioning device could cause injury or death to a person. The problem with the...

A recent BBC article showcases a prototype GE MRI scanner specifically designed for neonatal infants. The MRI is in trials at Royal Hallamshire Hospital in the UK. The video in the article features an infant sling & cart designed and prototyped by Key Tech for...

Energy harvesting is a technology that gathers tiny wattages of power from hidden sources such as motion, temperature or vibration. It can generate enough kinetic energy to run your wristwatch and sufficient piezoelectric energy to sparkle your child’s light-up shoes. Modern energy harvesting technology took off...

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