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Smaller & Smarter: New Rules for Wearable & Robotic Products

Bryce Rutter (Founder & CEO, Metaphase Design Group, Inc.)

Location: 210A

Date: Wednesday, February 6

Time: 10:15am - 11:00am

Track: MD&M West: New Technology & Next-Gen Design

Vault Recording: TBD

Wearable devices and devices incorporating robotic elements are two of the hottest product categories in healthcare today. The impact both have on our day-to-day lives is increasingly significant and designing for these miniaturized form factors requires overcoming an array of challenges.

Topics covered include:
  • How and why robotics and wearables are connected
  • Key ergonomic factors like size, anatomical location and lifestyle to consider during the design phase
  • Understanding and controlling end-user experiences