News & Awards

The latest News and Awards from HSD
3D hand held imaging system

3D hand held imaging system

HSD is proud to have been part of the Vectra H1 hand held imaging system design and development.  Completely self contained with integrated flash and ranging lights, it's ready to go with minimal staff training.  The system incorporates a wireless transmission to a...

HS Design joins AAMI Human Factors Engineering Committee

HS Design joins AAMI Human Factors Engineering Committee

AAMI, The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, is a nonprofit organization supporting the heath care community in the development, management, and use of safe and effective medical technology. HSD joined AAMI's Human Factor Engineering Committee...

NuComm’s Connect Live wins 2012 STAR Award

NuComm’s Connect Live wins 2012 STAR Award

HSD helped develop the new Connect Live, a camera mountable 2-GHz microLite HD wireless transmitter.  The Connect Live is designed to address both domestic and international broadcasting band requirements within a single unit.  HS Design worked with NuComm to develop...

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Stay in touch with the latest going on at HSD @tweetHSD HS Design is a creative product design firm specializing in medical device and life science instrumentation.  HSD usability experts incorporate ethnography and formative user requirements in its upfront design...

HSD Proud Sponsor of IDSA 2012 International Conference

HSD Proud Sponsor of IDSA 2012 International Conference

HSD is proud to be a sponsor of the IDSA 2012 International Conference, as it brings together 700 attendees from over 16 countries.  Medical design will be a major focus throughout out the event, and how the global industry is changing.  In conjunction with this...

HSD honored by receiving two MDEA awards

HSD honored by receiving two MDEA awards

UBM Canon and MD+DI proudly announced the winning products in the 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition at a presentation ceremony held May 23, 2012 inside the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the MD&M...

2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards

2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards

HS Design (HSD) announced today that it was selected as a supplier to a finalist for two 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA). The two supplier finalist categories are: In Vitro Diagnostics for the Biomarker Strategies SnapPath 1000 instrument and Radiological...

Rewarding Work

Rewarding Work

Sometimes you get to work on a project that has long lasting "feel good" rewards. Check out the Doctor Oz segment on the TMS device for treating depression.  The Neuronetics Neurostar TMS Therapy system won both a 2009 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) and a...

Introducing the Vectra XT

Introducing the Vectra XT

VECTRA XT is a completely integrated 3D photographic system for plastic and reconstructive surgeons. The camera array captures a 3D image of the anatomical area of interest, and proprietary software enables virtual simulation of surgical procedures.  The most common...

Omnyx ships sixth VL4 Digital Pathology Scanner

Omnyx ships sixth VL4 Digital Pathology Scanner

GE Healthcare announced today the shipment of the Omnyx™ VL4 scanner to beta customers worldwide.  To date, six Omnyx VL4 scanners have been shipped and are in operation for testing purposes. This marks a significant milestone in Omnyx’s efforts to deliver a leading...

BioNanomatrix Completes Name Change to BioNano Genomics

BioNanomatrix Completes Name Change to BioNano Genomics

BioNanomatrix, Inc. has changed its name to BioNano Genomics. By adopting the new name and brand identity, the Company is communicating its position as a solution provider for genomics researchers who want to fully understand the biology of the genomes at the core of...

BioMarker Strategies awarded NCI SBIR contract

BioMarker Strategies awarded NCI SBIR contract

BioMarker Strategies was recently awarded an additional NCI SBIR contract to develop companion diagnostic test and raises $2.3M in investments.  HS Design was hired by BioMarker Strategies to work on the development of user research, usability, design and development...

New Medical Application for the iPhone and iTouch

New Medical Application for the iPhone and iTouch

HSD recently completed a new program to convert an Apple iPhone 4 & iTouch into a revolutionary new medical device.  The DermScope is the world’s first intelligent dermatoscope, designed to address all of the important modes of skin visualization. DermScope helps...