Partnering with TEDxBurm and an Added Gift!

JoyjitAll, Cool, Design, Gallery, Image

JJD Innovations is proud to be partnering with TEDxBrum to help deliver this year’s event, to be held at the Library of Birmingham (UK), on the 8th of November 2014. There are a whole range of exciting speakers and performers set to take the stage on the day to share and spread ideas. The volunteer team has been working for … Read More

HealthCare Platforms at Home

JoyjitAll, Clinical, Design, Engineering, Health Technology

Telecare and Telemedicine (or Telehealth) are already well-established forms of health and care delivery. However, only recently this seems to have come to more of a light as an alternative way of delivery of healthcare. But what are Telecare and Telemedicine? Telecare allows for the people to remain independent within their own homes. It reduces the dependency on caregivers, thus … Read More

The Magic of Product Development

JoyjitAll, Design

Although quotations by Steve Jobs aka Apple are overused to explain all things design, the fact cannot be overlooked that his statements have impact, get reader’s attention, and are “insanely” clear. A recent one that we came across, we thought it would be good to share. It describes how teams like JJD strive to develop your vision/ idea of a … Read More

Technical Note – Friction at Surgical Instrument and Bone Interface

JoyjitAll, Engineering, Ergonomics, News

Jugal Parekh, one of JJD’s directors, recently published a technical note in the Journal of Engineering in Medicine. Click here to be redirected to the article page. The purpose of the research was to select the most appropriate material for the base of an orthopaedic surgical instrument, which is placed on the curved bone surface during the surgical procedure. The … Read More

Wheelchair Design, Ergonomics & Biomechanics

JoyjitAll, Biomechanics, Clinical, Design, Ergonomics

After writing the heading for this topic I realized that this would have to be a book to justify the topic. There are vast amounts of research analyzing propulsion biomechanics and efficiency, ergonomics and function, and posture and comfort. This article will not be able to do it justice, and merely serve as a taster and mainly be focussing on manual wheelchairs.   Unfortunately … Read More

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for Medical Device Design

JoyjitAll, Design, Engineering

What is Finite Element Analysis? Finite Element Analysis (FEA), also known as Finite Element Method, is used in various industries such as aeronautical, automotive, biomedical, civil and structural. Although, finding stresses and displacements in geometries are the most popular applications, modern FEA software packages are routinely used for solving a variety of linear and nonlinear engineering analysis problems including fluid … Read More

Inclusive Design

JoyjitAll, Design

Inclusive design or Universal design is the process of designing a product or service that can be used by all people. During product development it is useful to identify the demographic that would be able to use the product. However ,for a better all round product it would be useful to include users of varying abilities, backgrounds and ages. “Universal design” … Read More

Human Factors and Medical Device Design

JoyjitAll, Design, News

On the 3rd of March 2012, Dr Jugal Parekh, one of JJD’s directors, spoke at the Conference on Indian Medical Device Industry 2012 held in Mumbai. Jugal spoke about the importance of human factors in medical device design, and how it can help to design an all round better product. To download the presentation please click here, and if you have any … Read More