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The VOID – Virtual Reality System

The VOID selected Optimal Design as the exclusive technology partner to develop the first completely immersive and untethered virtual reality system. The VOID needed an ergonomic and intuitive family of physical products with highly technical hardware and software systems capable of processing VR content on-device and we delivered. Product Highlights Immerse VR with Rapture Head… [Read More]

First Alert – Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector

First Alert engaged Optimal Design to develop the hardware and firmware that powers the OneLink Ecosystem, integrating the Apple HomeKit. We implemented a connectivity strategy to ensure all First Alert products worked seamlessly together with an opportunity to showcase the technology at the International Consumer Electronics Show. Product Highlights OneLink Ecosystem Apple HomeKit Integration VIEW… [Read More]

Hospira iSecure Syringe

Hospira partnered with Optimal Design to develop a tamper-proof syringe using a first-of-its-kind, three-shot molding process. Optimal Design’s challenges were to minimize manufacturing costs, create a tamper-proof feature for increased security, and build an easy to communicate product to the patients. Product Highlights Extensive use of color to show users key touch points and operations… [Read More]

ISS Oximeter

Optimal Design teams worked in concert to arrive at a solution that consolidated a laptop, touchscreen, power supply, photon emitter, and collection system into an ergonomic and approachable-looking device. The result? An Oximeter that can be carried by doctors and nurses from room to room using one hand, making their already difficult job a bit… [Read More]

Leela Wrist-top Wearable

An Optimal Design original, Leela is a wearable touchscreen device that is large enough to be easy to use while slim enough to stay out of the way. Leela is very clever, packing a world of information at your fingertips while leaving your hands free to do what you do best. Leela’s complexity reflects the… [Read More]

Oster Hand Mixer with HeatSoft Technology

Optimal Design spearheaded a comprehensive R&D initiative to develop the Oster Hand Mixer with HeatSoft Technology. This leverages many advanced thermal element designs. The Optimal Design team developed, prototyped, and tested a variety of technical concepts to ultimately bring the validated Heatsoft Technology to market. Product Highlights Advanced thermal element design An optimized heated air… [Read More]

Pregis Quantum XT Paper System

Optimal Design’s advanced expertise was utilized for heavy innovation and value-engineering activities for the Pregis Quantum XT paper system. Cost effective components were selected and sub-systems designed for a more robust product with much-improved operating runtime, thus generating overall higher revenues. Product Highlights: Integrated wireless security Tracking system VIEW CASE STUDY

Dr Comfort Custom Orthotics Scanner

Optimal Design presented a concept which would prove to be a paradigm shift for the industry. The device performs two separate scans to capture the top and bottom contours of the foot, using 3D imagery. A custom orthopedic insert is created via Bluetooth to a laptop where a point cloud is generated, smoothed, and sent… [Read More]

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD

Optimal Design swung for the fences when developing the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD. The newest Motorola smartphone has received the highest level of hardware available to date. Motorola has relied upon Optimal Design as a seamless extension of their engineering and technology development teams and it’s a privilege to work alongside them. Product Highlights… [Read More]