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Carolien Terlien

Mobile ventilator for Dräger

In emergency situations, first responders have to be able to quickly and easily ventilate their patients. Even so, they often chose manual ventilation, because the existing ventilation device was too heavy, cumbersome and complicated to use. Together with MMID, Dräger developed a new generation of emergency ventilators that is more easily transportable and straightforward to...
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An eye on Electronics

Although almost every product contains electric components, the effects of having these components used to be overlooked in the development process. This sometimes lead to some unexpected surprises at end of the process. This was the reason that MMID made Electronics one of their seven core Field of expertise’s. Electronics Designer Mark Verlinde: “Integrating electronics...
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Stakeholder management

A number of significant challenges characterize urban mobility; cars, freight and public transport, cyclists and pedestrians share the same public space and are competing for priority. Traffic solutions offered by Dynniq help to ensure better flow, accessibility, and safety, and limit environmental impact. Dynniq asked MMID to redesign a new generation traffic control systems, with...
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MMID at Eurobike

Every summer, the international community of cycling professionals gathers in the southern German town of Friedrichshafen for the Eurobike Show. Exhibitors from all over the world will present their new products and services. MMID will be there as an experienced partner in the development of bicycle parts. Recently, MMID has developed the casings of several...
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Innovations arise from synergy

A team of top experts embarked on an intensive five-year collaboration to realize the complex and groundbreaking design of the incubator, resulting in new applications and technologies. “The development team consisting of MMID, VDL and Dräger continuously encouraged each other to do their best work,” said Chris Mulder and Wouter Arents of VDL Wientjes. The...
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Product development for seniors: keep it simple, but don’t stigmatize

Today’s seniors are no longer your stereotypical beige-clad oldies that have retired from life; ’hiding behind the geraniums,’ as the Dutch say. The modern senior lives longer, is more independent and active and is relatively digitally literate on both smartphone and tablet. “There has been a shift in the way seniors interact with products, especially...
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Where man and machine meet, MMID takes the spotlight

Mechanical engineering is big business in the Netherlands. CBS (Statistics Netherlands) announced in February that machines and machine parts are the most lucrative Dutch export products. A growing number of MMID clients is active in this industry. “Our added value is found mainly at the intersection of engineering, functionality and user interaction,” says Klaas Jan...
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