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Best Practices for Designing Surgical Robotics

In the world of surgical device development, identifying needs first and testing concepts second is the key to user adoption and gaining a competitive advantage. This approach serves as the foundation to innovating smartly, along with quick, efficient, and robust methods of concepting. At Kablooe Design, we include Design thinking early on in the process, which minimizes rework and aids in hitting cost and schedule targets.

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Kablooe November Calendar

Mark Your Calendars—November Is Jam-Packed With Kablooe Events

Over the next couple of weeks, Kablooe team members will be recording webinars, speaking at large industry events, and hosting another highly anticipated open house. Needless to say, November is going to be a busy, busy month for us. We hope your calendars aren’t quite as full as ours, though, because we would love for you to join in on the fun.

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You Don’t Get Harmony When Everyone Sings the Same Note

We live in a world of specialists. Nobody sings the same note, right? Our corporations are filled with the special engineer of this or that. In the world of product development we might have human factors specialists, user experience specialists, manufacturing engineering specialists, and so on. We apparently have everyone singing a different note.

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Should Form Follow Function? How Aesthetics Impact Medical Device Design

Should form follow function, or should function follow form? You can think of this hotly debated question as the design world's chicken or the egg scenario. If you ask 100 architects, engineers, and product designers, you're likely to get a pretty split room, and therein lies the problem.

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Why You Need to Design with Misuse in Mind

Why You Need to Design with Misuse in Mind

If to err is human, then to assume everyone will use a product exactly as it was intended is one of the most human things you can do. It doesn't matter how smart we think we are. Eventually, we're going to make a mistake. Whether that's due to human error, a poorly designed product, or some combination of the two, the sooner you accept that use error is inevitable, the sooner you can attempt to counteract it.

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Kablooe Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation!

Kablooe Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation!

What do Google, Tesla, and Amazon all have in common? No, besides the fact that they all basically print money these days. The answer is that none of these companies have been in business as long as Kablooe Design. That’s right, this year we’re celebrating our 30th year of existence, and truth be told, it hasn’t really sunk in yet.

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Events

Apr 11

Design of Medical Devices Conference

April 11, 2022 - April 14, 2022