Karten Design Partner Axonics® Modulation Technologies Announces IDE Clearance from U.S. FDA

November 17, 2017

Karten Design partner Axonics Modulation Technologies has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clearance from U.S. FDA. With IDE clearance, Axonics is allowed to conduct a pivotal study to pave the way for FDA approval in the United States.

Will New Design Trends Lessen the Stigma of Hearing Aids?

November 15, 2017

Today’s audiology and hearing aid industry has never experienced the amount of disruption we’re seeing today. Recent legislation in the U.S. will allow consumers to purchase hearing aids directly to the source. In a recent Next Avenue article, Stuart Karten leveraged his decades’ worth of hearing aid design expertise to discuss the topic of stigma and hearing aids.

K:D’s Eric Olson and Ron Pierce to Speak at BIOMEDEVICE 2017

November 14, 2017

K:D’s Director of Design Eric Olson and Ron Pierce, VP and Director of Design Strategy and Research, to speak at BIOMEDEVICE 2017, taking place December 6-7, 2017.

K:D Passion Project: Coffee Connoisseur

November 14, 2017

As part of our inventive culture at Karten Design, our designers are encouraged to create “passion projects” which foster creativity and highlight the power of design. Inspired by our innate curiosity with IoT, we imagined what would happen if we harnessed the power of technology and IoT to create an accessible experience around the rituals and science of brewing coffee.

Stuart Karten Joins Aging Into the Future Advisory Board

October 31, 2017

Karten Design is excited to announce that Stuart Karten has joined the Aging Into the Future Conference Advisory Board. Aging Into the Future convenes the tech community with experts and professionals in the aging field, along with older adults and their caregivers, to explore and integrate technology’s power to transform the lives of older adults.

Stuart Karten to Lead a Fireside Chat on Digital Health at 2018 Medical Technologies Executive MindXchange

October 16, 2017

Stuart Karten has been selected to moderate a Fireside chat at the 23rd Annual Medical Technologies 2018: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange! Held March 4-6, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, this event brings together healthcare and life sciences executives to explore the changing landscape of medicine.

Stuart Karten Brings Design-Centric Expertise to Amgen Innovation Council

September 26, 2017

Karten Design is excited to announce that Stuart Karten was selected to participate in an expert panel for healthcare technology and innovation for Amgen’s Innovation Council, a two-day summit which gathers the brightest minds in tech, design, and healthcare to map out the future of digital health.

Stuart Karten to Speak at DeviceTalks West 2017

September 25, 2017

Stuart Karten will take part in a panel discussion on improving speed to market and moderate a panel on medical sensors at DeviceTalks West 2017 on December 12th! Taking place December 11th-12th in Irvine, California, DeviceTalks West aims to bring world-class education to the Medtech community and features exclusive insights from industry leaders changing the course of medicine.

Karten Design Reenvisions the Bathroom: Health Hub of the Future

September 25, 2017

Eric Olson, K:D’s Director of Design, recently spoke at the USC Center for Body Computing 11th Annual Body Computing Conference where he discussed how the bathroom is poised to become the epicenter of the health hub of the future. Eric showed off concepts that highlighted this new era of connectivity in the bathroom and discussed how this connected responsive environment will help us live more fulfilling lives.

Nick Desai of Heal: Making Healthcare Convenient

September 19, 2017

For our latest Conversations event, we welcomed Heal’s Co-Founder Nick Desai, who shared the inside story about the needs that Heal is responding to and how the company is changing how people access healthcare.

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