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Medtronic Foreign Body Identifier

Medtronic Foreign Body Identifier

The Foreign Body Identifier is a hand held surgical instrument for detecting foreign bodies in a patient. The initial use case was to perform triage of incoming patients. I was responsible for developing the form factor. The design was used to perform feasibility testing for the product.

Client: Medtronic
Contributions: Industrial Design
Related Patent: Foreign Body Identifier


It's All in the Grip

A lot of attention was spent developing a shape the that was a balance of comfort and control. The final design employed a pen like grip.