Hearables Are Making Their Way into the Medical Device World

June 8, 2017

Hearables are one of the fastest growing sectors in technology. It is only a matter of time before these hearable, voice-controlled devices will give way to more pervasive listening within our public and very private worlds. In a recent MD+DI article, Stuart Karten weighed in on the question when these hearable elements would be incorporated in medical devices.

Unpacking the Ecosystem of Health Care Consumers

May 26, 2017

Eunji Park, Karten Design’s Lead Design Strategist, recently presented an IDSA webinar where she explored the dynamics to understanding the increasingly-empowered health consumer. In addition, Eunji identified new opportunities for innovation through deep user insights, uncovered macro and micro contexts that influence user behaviors and needs, and defined the user experience journey and its ecosystem.

K:D Envisions the Future of the Health Care Consumer Experience at FC/LA 2017

May 24, 2017

Karten Design recently had the pleasure to host and present an expert session on the future of the health care consumer experience as part of Fast Company’s FC/LA 2017 conference. FC/LA is an unconventional creative conference consisting of two days filled with networking opportunities and tour stops at Los Angeles’ most innovative companies.

Karten Design Partner Axonics Modulation Technologies Announces $14.5 Million First Close of Series C Financing

May 11, 2017

Karten Design partner Axonics Modulation Technologies recently completed a $14.5 million first closing of its Series C financing. With this financing, Axonics will conduct a crucial clinical study in Overactive Bladder patients to gain U.S. FDA approval. In addition, the funding will assist the company in preparation to access untapped markets throughout the world.

Services Highlight: UX/UI

April 26, 2017

Good UX/UI can be a significant asset to your brand–it can be great for business because it promotes greater engagement, increased customer loyalty, and improved customer service. At Karten Design, our UX/UI design services help create lasting business value and develop valuable experiences between products and end users. Here are seven ways our UX/UI services can provide client growth to help reach your business goals.

Spring Update: A Sneak Peek at K:D’s Latest Work

April 25, 2017

From conducting in-depth respiratory health research in emergency rooms across the country to researching and designing intuitive UI experiences for apps and medical devices, 2017 has kicked off to be a busy year for Karten Design! We’re extremely excited about our latest work and the opportunity to design and develop beautiful solutions that resonate with end users.

K:D Spotlight: Kyrsten Sanderson, User Experience Designer

March 29, 2017

As K:D’s User Experience Designer, Kyrsten Sanderson couples her love for aesthetics and her drive to improve people/product interaction both physically and digitally. In this edition of K:D Spotlight, we caught up with Kyrsten to discuss the future of UX Design, including the rise of AI, and how UX Design is changing the patient experience in healthcare.

Stuart Karten Talks Medtech Innovation with Raymond Cohen of Axonics Modulation Technologies

March 29, 2017

At this year’s Medical Technologies 2017: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange, Stuart Karten facilitated a Fireside Chat session with Raymond Cohen, CEO of Axonics Modulation Technologies. Both Stuart and Raymond highlighted how Axonics Modulation Technologies applies best new practices for healthy outcomes (and business!)

Highlights: Karten Design’s SXSW Interactive Panel on Hearables and the Age of Mediated Listening

March 21, 2017

On Saturday, March, 11, 2017, Stuart Karten led an insightful panel with some of the brightest thinkers in the industry on hearable technology, titled “Hearables and the Age of Mediated Listening” at SXSW Interactive.

Karten Design Wins SXSW Interactive Innovation Award

March 20, 2017

Karten Design’s work on Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Halo 2 recently took home the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award for the “Wearable Tech” category at the 20th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards ceremony.

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