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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]

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

Singer SE300 Sewing Machine

Singer entrusted Optimal Design for their next 10 years of sewing machines. By vastly improving the user experience through research and investigation, developing a more robust and global user interface, advanced engineering incorporating human factors, and generating an 80-page visual brand language guide, Optimal Design continues to deliver innovative, award-winning designs and brand strategies for… [Read More]

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]

Gaming Headphones

Optimal Design was selected as the development partner for a next-generation premium gaming headphone reference design. Marrying a bold industrial design with a combination of new technologies was put in place to reinvent the ultimate gaming experience. Product Highlights Customizable RGB LED lighting Haptics Intuitive capacitive touch controls VIEW CASE STUDY