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Looking for industry insight to help you grow your success? You’ve come to the right place. Here you can access our blog, in which our knowledgeable team explores trends in UX design, advances in embedded and connected software development, achievements in emerging tech, and UX-related issues that impact your products and your business. You’ll also find a variety of other relevant content from our technology experts, including articles, white papers, ebooks, case studies, videos, webinars and other resources aimed at helping you evolve your brand.


Product by Design Podcast

PODCAST: The Evolution and Future of UX Design 

In this episode of Product by Design, we discuss the importance of good UX design, showing the value of UX, and understanding users.


WEBINAR: Using Figma for Device Design & Rapid Prototyping as Part of the Design Lifecycle 

On-Demand: This webinar explores the benefits of using Figma (and its sister tool FigJam) for device design and rapid prototyping during every stage of the product design lifecycle.

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EBOOK: Designing Better Medical Devices 

Get tips on usability, safety and compliance, and learn why you should join the growing number of medtech companies embracing user experience (UX) design.

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EBOOK: Innovation in Medical Device Development 

Get actionable advice and explore best practices to follow as you work toward medical device certification.

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EBOOK: The Value of UX Design 

Are you investing in UX design? Learn how prioritizing UX design allows you to create better, more profitable products.

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CASE STUDY: Industrial Controls UI 

Here’s how we designed a modern UI for a groundbreaking welding system.


UX Design Strategies for Specialized Domains

For specialized, highly technical domains, effective UX design is built on an extensively collaborative process where the designer serves as both facilitator and creator.

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UX Writing Best Practices for Engaging Digital Health Chatbot Dialogue

Chatbots elevate the patient experience by delivering heightened personalization, real-time information, improved accessibility, and valuable support.

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UX for Small Embedded IOT and Medical Device Screens

UX for Small Embedded IOT and Medical Device Screens

Small embedded screens are significantly different to design for than smartphones.

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Figma Plugins

6 Figma Code-Generator Plugins to Try

We tested 20 leading code-generator plugins that quickly turn Figma designs into code for production or advanced prototyping. These are our favorites.

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Figma Ups the Ante with Dev Mode

Figma recently released several exciting new features like Dev Mode. Here are our impressions

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Does Your Device Need Dark Mode?

Dark mode can reduce eye strain and extend battery life – but is it right for your product?

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News and Events

NEWS: The Role of Gamification in Medical Device Development  

By applying gamification laws carefully and systematically, designers can make medical devices that are better, more intuitive and more accessible to the intended user.

EVENT: US Annual Medical Device Human Factors and Usability Engineering Conference  

Boston UX is sponsoring and speaking at this event that explores the critical role of human factors and usability engineering in ensuring medical devices’ safety.

User Testers

ARTICLE: Four Strategies for Engaging Medical Professionals as User Testers  

Rather than theorizing about what works for users, you can verify it and uncover what doesn’t work.

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ARTICLE: User-Centered Design for Better, Safer Medical Devices  

Discover how best practices-based UX design gives product teams control over their own vision and data in a way that’s both concrete and actionable.

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EVENT: Industry 4.0: Building Embedded Products for Today's Industrial Markets Award 

Revisit Boston UX, Toradex and AMETEK Crank’s insightful panel discussion exploring the challenges embedded developers should consider when creating devices targeted at Industry 4.0.

UX Design Award

NEWS: Nominated for Global UX Design Award 

Boston UX Recognized for Work on Project RED

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ARTICLE: Designing to Minimize Use Errors 

Incorrect Medical Device Use Causes Provide Safety Considerations for UI Design

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ARTICLE: Great Interface Design Key to Human-Robot Performance 

UX Designers Can influence How We Benefit from Robots

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