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Management of evaluations: Patients with ‘sensitive’ medical conditions

Conducting any kind of patient-centric evaluation can present numerous challenges; preparing for and conducting evaluation sessions with patients suffering from sensitive and changeable conditions (such as Alzheimer’s) can present even more complex challenges, as we found out on a study we conducted in the past year.

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Digitalised senses and e-commerce

Whether used for recreational benefits or more serious purposes; multi-sensory technology embedded into the retail scene shows how smell, taste, sight and sounds can be converted into revolutionary innovations

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Dialogue on beta testing at the Human Factors for Medical Devices workshop

Dr Chris Vincent, Human Factors & Ergonomics Principal at PDD, joined the conversation on beta testing at the Human Factors for Medical Devices workshop which took place at the Museum of London earlier this June.

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Colouring our taste

As the digital world is quickly taking over all aspects of people’s lives, we have come to realise that a return to the basics is a well-needed breath of fresh air

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PDD is delighted to sponsor the 2018 Design Innovation in Plastics competition

The prestigious Design Innovation in Plastics Award is the longest running student plastics design competition in Europe. Six students from universities around the UK presented their innovative new products to a panel of judges, which included PDD’s Hugo Revellat…

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Digital Health & Medication Adherence

A look at how medical device and pharma companies can cut through complex issues and big data to develop well-targeted medical adherence solutions.

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Monsieur Cuisine wins Red Dot Award!

We are thrilled to announce that our recent work, the multi-functional kitchen machine – Monsieur Cuisine, has won the world-renowned Red Dot Award 2018. Promoting the very best in design, the award is an internationally recognised stamp of outstanding design quality.

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PDD sponsors women’s London football team, Brockwell United

PDD is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring a newly formed women’s football team based in the heart of trendy south London, Brixton. Coached by PDD’s multi-talented Senior Human Factors consultant Nick Choofon, we’re expecting to see big things from Brockwell United this year. Nick explains why…

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Sustainability – a key highlight from Material Xperience 2018

With material innovations spanning across architecture, interiors, fashion, graphics and packaging at Material Xperience in Rotterdam, a great detail of focus this year was given to sustainability. Not surprising given the global waste and plastics crisis, the shift towards more environmentally friendly alternatives is high on the agenda across all industries.

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Digital Health and Wearable Technology 2018 at Excel

PDD’s Graham Lacy attended the Digital Health and Wearable Technology Shows at Excel. This twinned exhibition showcases recent innovations in connected devices for the healthcare and wellness industry as well as wearable technologies from other categories.

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Design Shanghai 2018

Design Shanghai is Asia’s leading international design event bringing together established international brands alongside up-and-coming designers from China and around the world.

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Q&A with newly appointed Principal of Design Innovation Asia, Charles Ingrey-Senn

We are excited to announce that Charles Ingrey-Senn has been appointed Principal of Design Innovation Asia at PDD. This is a key appointment, supporting growth and development of PDD as a leading global consultancy.

PDD’s Marketing Executive, Susie Quddus interviews our newest team member about his exciting role at PDD Shanghai and the latest FMCG trends in China.

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Human-Centered Design tames big data into information that your business can use

While we are all conscious that big data will be transforming our businesses and even our way of life, the best use and how to translate all of that data is not always immediately evident. Human-Centered Design helps find the most meaningful ways to translate big data into information that your business can use to the benefit of your organisation.

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Culture: PDD is supporting iconic London Dub-Punk legends, Ruts DC.

Oliver Breit, PDD Manging Director Asia, is an avid UK New Wave collector. If you want to know anything about punk our go-to-person is Oliver. So we’re super excited that this year we have the pleasure of sponsoring iconic dub-punk band, Ruts DC which is making a very special performance in Hong Kong…

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PDD gains recertification to the latest standard for medical devices quality assurance

Following our successful transition in June to the latest 2016 revision of ISO13485, we were certified in November for a further 3 years for our client services in research, design, engineering, pre-production manufacture, verification and validation.

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Using Multisensory Design to Improve Human Experience

How do colour, smell, texture and sound affect how you experience and interact with products and services?

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Winners of the German Design Award 2018

We’re delighted to announce that the PDD-design Unbersonic toothbrush for Swisslux has won the 2018 German Design Award.

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The advantages of having an in-house Development Centre (DC)

One of the unique things about PDD is that its London studio has its own in-house DC, which provides our clients and PDD designers and engineers with some massive advantages over competitors.

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The benefits of using Computational Fluid Dynamics as a tool for innovation

Alex Hanson discusses the benefits of using PDD’s Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) packages as a powerful tool for creativity and exploration throughout the design process.

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Our Hong Kong team re-locates to the achingly photogenic Quarry Bay area

Our Hong Kong team recently made a successful move to their new studio in the Quarry Bay area of Hong Kong. With its unique architecture – an amazing mixture of old and new buildings – the area allows for stunning night photography and is a stark contrast to the typical Hong Kong skyline we had in the Sheung Wan district.

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Ella Ross-Jewell Human Factors & Usability Consultant View posts by Ella Ross-Jewell >
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