2018: A Year in ReviewJanuary 8, 2019
1. Aeolus Robotics – Home Robot
The Aeolus robot is equipped to perform common household tasks. The design solution is highlighted by its approachable form factor and interchangeable arms that allow the robot to vacuum, mop, put away dishes, move furniture and much more. This robot was initially released at CES 2018 and is currently available in limited release.
2. Aristocrat – Gaming Machines
3. Chrono Therapeutics – Smoking Cessation Wearable
4. Cisco Meraki – Security Camera
Cisco Meraki security camera line captures their brand with a cohesive family design language. We provided a friendly and elegant look instead of the conventional ceiling camera blob commonly seen in establishments. The result looks like an upside down bowl with a big scoop of melting ice cream.
5. Geometrics – Geophysical Instrument
6. Josh – Micro Home Controller
Josh Micro is a premium voice-command home controller. Users simply ask it to play a favorite song, dim the lights, raise the shades, adjust the room climate, or set all with a tap or voice request. Each Josh Micro is a complete standalone solution incorporating a processor and all sensors so it’s easily scalable to multiple rooms, and it’s compatible with existing home automation systems. More details
7. nVent – Industrial Electronics Design Language
nVent is high-performance electrical company with established brands such as Erico, Hoffman, and Raychem. Whipsaw collaborated with nVent to create and define a visual brand language and design guidelines for all current and future products. Using this design language, Whipsaw has begun to redesign many nVent products, bringing design, human factors, and innovation to a highly commercial market, making nVent an industry trailblazer.
8. Shape Technologies – Ultra-High Pressure Pump
9. Openpath – Smart Door Readers
The Openpath door reader leverages industry leading security combined with an elegant design for a user-friendly and convenient solution. The reader supports multiple entry methods including Bluetooth, Smart Watch, and Key Card. When a verified user approaches, the reader transitions from showing a solid dot to an open circle – a refined and effective entry animation. More details
10. Penumbra – Thrombectomy System
The Penumbra System is used to remove clots (thrombectomy) by vacuum aspiration. It is intended for use in the re-vascularization of patients with acute ischemic stroke secondary to intracranial large vessel occlusions.
11. Tascent – MX Mobile Identification Scanner
The MX is a mobile biometric security device for border and public management applications. It attaches to iPhone and Android smartphones and offers advanced iris and fingerprint scanning in the palm of your hand.
12. Tile – Mate & Pro Personal Object Trackers
Tile Mate and Pro trackers feature an improved stainless steel chassis, better range, and for the first time, a replaceable battery. Whipsaw refined Tile’s iconic design language by improving details, proportions, and functionality of these trackers. More details
13. Tonal – Strength Training System
Tonal is the first ever digital weight strength training system with interactive video workouts – powered by machine learning. Tonal is like having a personal trainer and an entire gym in your home. It is a compact, wall-mounted unit that combines sleek hardware with on-demand personalized coaching. More details
14. TP Link – Kasa Security Camera
Kasa is a residential outdoor security camera. It mounts to any exterior wall, ceiling overhang or horizontal surface. Kasa records constantly, offering comprehensive video capture and playback. What makes the Kasa camera innovative is its unique ball and ring-socket adjustability. More details