Posts In Category: Product Development

R2FACT licenses Observational Kennel Patent from University of Missouri

25 Jan 2019 R2FACT 0 Comment
R2FACT congratulates our customer Teresa Lever and her colleagues, Joan Coates, Mitchell Allen, and Laila Al-Khashti, in association with the University of Missouri, on the success of their official granted patent for a non-restraint examination animal kennel that greatly assists in the observational efforts of animal researchers studying swallowing and airway function. From Idea to […]
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Parasol Pets Pet Bed Now Selling on Amazon

29 Oct 2018 R2FACT 0 Comment
R2FACT congratulates our Customer David Iiams on the success of his Parasol Pets Pet Bed now selling on Amazon. The Pet Bed is ornately designed for the comfort and den-loving nature of cats and small dogs. The Pet Bed comes with a luxury cushion made of soft molded foam with a micro-fiber suede cover, a […]
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Lazser Down Featured on Live Football Game

14 Sep 2018 R2FACT 0 Comment
R2FACT congratulates our previous Customer Michael Foster on the success of his Lazser Down being featured in several live football games this season. Lazser Down is a real-time down and distance feedback digital display that can accurately measure the length of the field down to the nearest half foot. From Idea to Delivery, Michael’s Lazser […]
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QUICKCOYS Patent Grants and is Licensed

12 Jul 2018 R2FACT 0 Comment
R2FACT congratulates our Customer Keith Beauchamp on the success of his official granted patent and licensing agreement with TangleFree, a California-based waterfowl company. From Idea to Delivery, Keith’s QUICKCOY™ waterfowl decoy deployment system was designed, engineered and prototyped with R2FACT. Emboldened by the Product Development success, Keith filed for a patent and took the opportunity […]
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Benefits of 3D Scanning

13 Dec 2017 R2FACT 0 Comment
As an Industrial Designer the efficiency and accuracy of measuring an object with complex shapes, angles, and curves is always a challenge in the beginning stages of CAD design and development. Whether it’s updating an existing product that only exists as a physical prototype or wanting to insure purchased hardware (screws, springs, hinges, etc.) are […]
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Eco Friendly 3D Printing

20 May 2017 R2FACT 0 Comment
Rapid prototyping through the use of 3d printers is a great method of creating plastic parts but how environmentally friendly can this process be? It all depends on the plastic material being extruded from the printer. The most common plastics used in consumer 3D printers are ABS, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, and PLA, polylactic acid. PLA […]
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How Much and How Long Will it Cost Me to Develop My Idea?

20 Jan 2017 R2FACT 0 Comment
When it comes to product development, that’s the million dollar question.  While in almost anything else you might purchase, you can look at a price tag and know exactly what it will cost Product development is not that simple, even for the simplest of products. Let’s start with cost.  How much will it cost to […]
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Alumni return to honor their mentor

08 Dec 2016 R2FACT 0 Comment
In a room of more than 40 people, I knew no one, not a soul, except for the man of honor, Richard Branham, longtime KU professor of industrial design. I soon learned that the guests had traveled from Mexico, Brazil, China, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, New York and Oklahoma City to pay tribute to their […]
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Why Design for Manufacturing Matters

20 Sep 2016 R2FACT 0 Comment
“Tom, this is Bob with R2 Manufacturing, we have a problem. I can’t move forward until we talk.” This is a call you do not want to get. And this is why when you design a product, Design for Manufacturing DOES matter. After much thought and research, you now have an idea for a new […]
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Apple’s Key to Product Innovation

01 Dec 2015 Jeanne Bojarski 0 Comment
Steve Wozniak aka The Woz is a genius at engineering. He is also a very funny person, although he was incredibly shy in his early years. I guess becoming a founder of the most successful technology company in the world has pushed him beyond reticence into joking about how it all happened. His talk at […]
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