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Smart UI for smart homes

17th July 2019

How can natural user interfaces benefit your brand and your customers? Consumers and brands alike benefit from natural UI in the home, as evidenced by the proliferation of Alexa and Google Assistant. As a company, there are concrete things you can do...

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital services
  • User Experience (UX)
Report

Identifying breakthrough innovations that will transform the supply chain

22nd February 2019

Products are incorporating increasingly complex technology, putting greater pressure on the supply chain. As a result, gaps are forming and the risk to reputations and revenues is growing through issues such as...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • AI & Analytics
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Tracking & location
Whitepaper

The new FDA: navigating the moving line between consumer & medical

17th October 2018

Technology is advancing at a remarkable pace. Can regulatory agencies keep up? They are working hard at that and in that process come many changes. The line between what is a consumer device and what is a...

  • Digital health
  • Embedded software
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

The drug-free approach for managing menopausal hot flushes

27th June 2018

This new whitepaper provides insights gained from a series of workshops into women's experiences of menopausal hot flushes, and how these insights can inform the design of (drug-free)...

  • Digital health
  • Innovation management
Opinion

Costing the Earth

20th June 2019

Imagine if the price attached to every item offered for sale displayed two prices. One price is currency, the other a new currency of embedded CO2e.

  • Innovation management
Opinion

The low alcohol beer revolution - MY Beer MY Way at point of serve

12th June 2019

Low and no alcohol beer has been around since the 1980s, but recently there’s been a revolution in the non-alcoholic drinks sector including beer

  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • Innovation management
Opinion

Stories that inspire – beauty is more than skin deep

1st May 2019

What stood out at the Beauty & Money Summit wan't necessarily the beauty brands themselves or any technology per se, but the stories behind these young companies and the personal passion that fuels their success.

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

An innovator’s guide to personalization

17th April 2019

The beauty and personal care industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation as technology is rapidly changing the relationship between consumers and brands...

  • Digital services
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Complex beauty tech: three simple strategies for meaningful impact

16th April 2019

Succeeding in beauty tech is hard. New technologies are exciting to look at and talk about. Products that succeed can always answer this one fundamental question: ‘So what?’

  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Product development guidelines for consumer healthcare vs. regulated medical products

5th April 2019

Consumer healthcare device or regulated medical device? The distinction is becoming more complex, fortunately there is FDA guidance on how to navigate these pathways

 

  • Digital health
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Is coffee cups as a service the answer to eliminating the disposable cup?

4th April 2019

What if there was a simple way to resolve two of the key issues that drives consumers to continue to demand disposable coffee cups?

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Service design
Opinion

Survey: Your experiences of the menopause

7th March 2019

We need your help. We’re developing a new drug-free product concept to alleviate the discomfort of menopausal hot flushes. Please join our survey.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)