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Phlex The Swimmers’ Wearable
Phlex's founders envisioned a fitness tracker for swimmers, by swimmers. They knew firsthand that swimmers have different needs than runners and cyclists.
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Baebies Rapid, Intuitive Newborn Screening
Intensive research and real-time prototyping led to an integrated digital-physical redesign that makes rapid screening technology more accessible.
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TIKI Brand Fire Pit
People love sitting around an outdoor fire. In 2018, fire pits were rated as the most popular outdoor design feature by the American Society of Landscape Architects. But there are plenty of things people don’t like – the difficulty of starting a fire, smelling like smoke, and the mess.
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Rachio 3
The Gen 3 device is a step up in capabilities, ease of use, and quality of interactions while remaining true to the brand’s look and feel.
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Black & Decker Cordless Mower with Muscle
Insights from design research led to engineering and design features for a new kind of cordless mower that lures gas loyalists and cuts down competition.
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HelmetFit Football Helmet Inflation System
HelmetFit's award-winning, intuitive digital-physical user experience makes helmet inflation faster, easier, safer, and more precise.
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BK Ultrasound Sonic Window
Delve helped BK Ultrasound bundle its game-changing technology into a widely adopted, easy to use, award-winning medical device.
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Medication Adherence
When hepatitis C became curable in 2013, it felt like the battle had been won. The cure, however, had a challenge of its own.
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Master Lock Electronic Built-In Locker Lock
Delve identified the best technology fit for Master Lock to bridge the gap between physical and digital, and to claim the edge in this new-to-them category.
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Nielsen-Kellerman Rowers’ Rugged Megaphone
Delve’s engineers put the rigor into rugged for a superlative megaphone that stands up to rowers’ abuse.
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Onity Disruptive E-Lock Innovation
Delve’s research drove a technical solution that ended up disrupting the electronic locks market for the hospitality industry.
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Aqua Products Pool Cleaning Robot
Delve reinvented Aqua Products’ jet-propelled pool cleaner and had it ready for tooling in just three and a half months.
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FSC's PathOne™ Rapid, Portable Pathogen Testing
Delve developed a revolutionary analytical platform that shifts the paradigm of pathogen testing in diagnostics, food safety, and bioterror.
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Alcon Cataract Surgery Scalpel
Delve developed a new scalpel that skirts competitors’ overly broad patents and keeps costs low.
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Ventev Portable Battery Chargers
Delve developed a visual brand language to set Ventev’s mobile device chargers apart from its competitors.
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Freedom Scientific Low Vision Solutions
Ethnographic research uncovered many opportunities to improve everyday life for the visually impaired through Freedom’s family of video magnifiers.
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Biologic Drug
Delve has completed over a dozen major projects for one of the top biologic products in the world. Our work ranged from product design, service design, ethnographic research, channel investigation, and journey mapping.
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ReadyPay Solar Home System
In Africa, more than 80 percent of households lack access to energy. Many people light their homes with homemade candles and kerosene lamps that are dangerous and smoky, causing house fires and respiratory problems. The lack of light and power is also a roadblock to economic and societal development, limiting the ability to work, study, and communicate digitally.
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Wonder Connection Bedside Field Trip
Delve’s airtight, highly usable design delivers worry-free exploration and positive distraction to empower pediatric patients.
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Central Garden & Pet
Two novel products from Delve and Central Garden changed the way herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are packaged, stored, and applied.
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Perlick Collection
Perlick, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential refrigeration, wanted to offer a complete in-home luxury kitchen appliance suite. They identified an opportunity to add a new column refrigerator/freezer product platform as part of their residential strategy.
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Payment Security Insurance
Despite an uptick in the economy in recent years, many people still live paycheck to paycheck.
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CLEANCut
Delve reconfigured CLEANCut for mass appeal with a lower price, sleeker and more versatile look, and much improved usability.
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Eclipse System
For many women with Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL), the loss of bowel control becomes the controlling force in their lives.
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EXOGEN® Ultrasound Bone Healing System
EXOGEN® is the only FDA-approved bone healing device that uses ultrasound to stimulate the body’s natural healing process. Therapy is performed at home by the patient in a simple process that takes 20 minutes a day.
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Lime
For many adults who haven’t ridden a bike for decades, getting back on the saddle isn’t “just like riding a bike.” It’s intimidating and more than a little embarrassing to wobble around the bike store parking lot. Shifting gears, hand brakes, aerodynamic seats and low handlebars aren’t exactly the easy joy many people remember from childhood.
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Utility Terrain Vehicle
An agricultural equipment manufacturer chose us to create a powerful new aesthetic for an existing product line of utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) to open up new business opportunities for their company.
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Baiardo Stringing Machine
Wilson Sporting Goods, a worldwide-leader in sports equipment, selected us to design a tennis racket stringing machine that would revolutionize the industry by paying unprecedented attention to the comfort and positioning of the user.
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Kite engine
The passion of entrepreneur Rob Creighton, the Windlift kite engine is designed to harness the wind and create power to pump water, compress air or charge batteries for individuals in rural areas of developing countries.
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