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IoT: Why Now?

Article after study after market analysis after global consumption report show that the IoT and connected device markets are growing at an increasingly rapid clip. It’s no longer fantasy to...

When Going Smart Isn’t Smart: A Guide to When Connecting Your Product is a Bad Idea

The promise of an Internet connected future is real. Most companies that choose to compete in the rapidly growing IoT marketplace will have access to new methods of monetization that...

The Best of CES 2019: A Different Perspective

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is now over. For those in the know, it needs little introduction other than to say that it rivals Sin City itself...

MMID at CES 2019

We’ll be at CES in Vegas! We solve complex, human-centered design and development challenges that help shape the future. Want to chat at an all-you-can-eat casino buffet? Contact Marco Cross to set...

Predicting Future Design and Production Trends: The Cabinet of Curiosities as an Indicator of What Comes Next

Mark Twain is famously (and perhaps erroneously) quoted as saying something to effect of: “History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” MMID is in the business of predicting the...

No More Coins: Internet of Things (IoT) Parking Meters and the Power of Innovation

From where I sit, I look out over a long downtown street in the heart of Providence. The far side of the street is flanked with parking meters and omni-present...

You’ve Been Lied to by Everyone (3D Printing Clickbait)

You’ve likely experienced content extolling the wonders of 3D printing and the supposed manufacturing revolution that it portends. Early reports from some of the larger 3D printer companies suggested that...

MMID expands to Providence, USA

I’m Marco Cross, innovation manager for MMID USA. We just opened our brand-new office in Providence, Rhode Island. About two years ago, my wife Sarah and I moved to Providence...
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