Industrial design

Product lifecycle re-imagined with IoT

Written by Wired Brand Lab | December 4, 2017 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

Product life cycles used to be straightforward—manufacturers designed, built, and serviced. Now, with the IoT and software-enabled devices, the cycles have accelerated and even reversed themselves. The stakes are high, and it can be hard to know where to start. Almost every high-performing piece of equipment—from dishwashers to factory robots—has baked-in intelligence. Sensor-packed devices constantly relaying ...read more


Industrial Design’s New Challenge: Success Through Connection

Written by Wired Brand Lab | November 14, 2017 | Automotive, Blog, Health and medicine

Product success in the age of the IoT depends more than ever on blending smart sensors with attractive design and influencing how consumers use devices—or whether they use them at all. (Consider how many fitness trackers are currently sitting in kitchen junk drawers.) Today’s industrial designers know that for trackers to be worn and loved, ...read more