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06 Case Studies Linka Award S1@2X
Smart Bike Lock
It’s estimated that 1.5 million bikes are stolen every year and FBI statistics show that bicycle theft is on the rise.
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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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ZipClean™
Bottling plants use overhead airveyor systems to move empty plastic bottles from the start of the line to the sanitizing station prior to being filled. Dirt and debris that accumulates along the tracks can fall into bottles, potentially contaminating beverages.
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Valve Replacement BioReactor
About one percent of all infants are born with heart problems. Infants and children with malformed or missing heart valves may need multiple valve replacement surgeries throughout their lives.
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Advocate™ Lavatory System
Bradley, an industry leader in commercial hand washing equipment, saw an opportunity to help its customers improve safety and save money.
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Ceiling Fan Concepts
Fanimation, a family-owned manufacturer and distributor of ceiling fans, presented us with a designer’s dream project. Its products are used in restaurants, hotels, shops, theme parks and residential homes. The company was looking for concept designs to inspire a vision for future product line additions that could grow their business within both the specialty and big-box retail channels.
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DoseView 3D 3-Axis Water Phantom System
The accurate delivery of high-dose radiation can significantly improve outcomes for cancer patients. Nothing short of perfect positioning and calibration of equipment is acceptable. In collaboration with Standard Imaging’s engineering team, we created a calibration device for three-dimensional mapping of radiation therapy dose distribution.
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Remington HyperFlex charging base
In the midst of developing its award-winning Remington HyperFlex Series of shavers, Spectrum Brands brought us in to engineer a portable charging base.
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The Coaster
Coaster Pedicab has operations in nine cities from Boston to San Francisco. The pedicab business model is fairly unique — the operator rents the bikes to self-employed, licensed pedicab drivers who earn their living off of fares and tips. So when mechanical problems keep a pedicab in the shop, it directly impacts everyone’s bottom line.
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Raman module prototype development
Many industries, particularly chemical and pharmaceutical, use spectrometry to analyze the properties of raw materials. Recognizing the need for an easy-to-use, flexible instrument to meet a growing range of applications, Thermo Scientific developed the Nicolet™ iS™50 spectroscopy system.
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ProSpeed™
Consumers view polished floors as a sign of quality and cleanliness. But there is a price to be paid in water and product waste, indoor air quality, labor costs, and the strain placed on the backs of cleaning personnel.
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INOmeter EB
Ikaria’s INOtherapy™ is a suite of FDA-approved nitric oxide inhalation therapies used to treat newborns with hypoxic respiratory failure (HRF), a life-threatening condition in which cells are unable to receive enough oxygen. Ikaria approached us to design a meter that supports accurate billing of the drug therapy.
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Buell Blast
While Harley continues a century-long romance with motorcyclists, research showed that younger potential buyers think sportbikes and cruisers are difficult to drive, expensive, and intimidating.
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Bontrager Oracle Helmet
Bontrager is a subsidiary of Trek that produces bike components, accessories and apparel. The company challenged us to create a high-quality, lightweight, adjustable fit system with a compelling aesthetic to match their sleek helmet design.
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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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nCode Triad Racquet
Wilson Sporting Goods, a worldwide-leader in sports equipment, enlisted our help to develop a new, distinct visual appearance for Wilson’s 3rd-generation Triad tennis racquet product line.
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Shock FX Catcher and Umpire Helmets
Standing behind home plate is a particularly dangerous place to be. Catchers and umpires are especially vulnerable to head injuries from errant pitches and foul tips. In recent years, almost two-thirds of the players on Major League Baseball’s seven-day concussion list were catchers.
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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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TIKI® Brand Glowing Torch
Seeking to add the ambient glow of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to its signature TIKI® torch products, Lamplight engaged their offshore manufacturer to engineer a new line of products. The challenge for Lamplight? While they are experts in oil-burning lamps, they needed to know more about the technicalities and possibilities of LED lighting.
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RIM press re-engineering
When it comes to manufacturing plastic parts, Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) offers companies the opportunity to produce smaller quantities with a more modest upfront investment.