Case Studies

  • Mobile Surgical Sedation System

    HUCKdesign℠, MPR's in-house industrial design team, provided comprehensive industrial design capabilities for the development of a mobile surgical sedation system for a company specializing in pain management systems. HUCKdesign℠ supported the development of the device by designing the specialized enclosure system, which supports oxygen tanks and reagent containers, and also houses blending manifolds and control electronics. In addition, device usability was improved through the development of a custom Graphical User Interface to manage conscious sedation. Services performed included industrial design planning, development of detailed CAD files, and supervision of prototype fabrication, while concurrently collaborating with engineering staff to reduce the product's time to market. Read More

  • Health Product Packaging'Colpexin Sphere

    HUCKdesign℠, a service of MPR's Product Development Group, was retained by a specialty pharmaceutical company to develop an innovative product presentation and packaging system for the Colpexin Sphere. Read More

  • Portable Diagnostic Centrifuge

    To support medical staff working in remote locations, HUCKdesign℠, a service of MPR's Product Development Group, supplied all industrial design work for a portable diagnostic centrifuge, able to provide rapid and accurate diagnoses of tropical diseases in the field. The industrial design of this self-powered device was meant to emphasize its advanced technology and still allow for operation in extreme conditions. The form and exterior details were designed to resist breakage and to facilitate cleaning. Read More

  • Flow Controller Redesign-Air Detector/Clamp

    MPR's industrial design service, HUCKdesign℠, provided industrial design support for the redesign of the Air Detector/Clamp, a critical accessory for a fast flow fluid warmer system manufactured by a world leader in the medical device industry. Industrial design work was performed concurrently with product engineering to develop a comprehensive product with enhanced ergonomic and performance features, substantially reducing manufacturing costs of the overall fluid warming system. Read More

  • Portable Keyboard Sanitizer

    In order to meet the needs of a start-up company focused on sanitization and disease prevention products, HUCKdesign℠, MPR's industrial design team, provided industrial design services for a new portable keyboard sanitizer. This sanitizer was designed to minimize the person-to-person transfer of pathogens by sanitizing computer keyboards using ultraviolet light in environments where computer stations are used by multiple operators, including hospitals, nursing homes, and training centers. The device has been shown to dramatically reduce the spread of disease by means of carefully programmed doses of germ-killing light. HUCKdesign℠ crafted this device to project a refined contemporary image and to also allow for quick ease of use and convenient vertical storage. Read More