Bioptigen Envisu Image System

Porticos: Bioptigen Envisu Image System Bioptigen, a technology leader in ophthalmology from Morrisville, North Carolina partnered with Porticos, a product design, and product development engineering consulting firm in Morrisville, NC to create the Envisu, a state-of-the-art OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography). The Envision is a system that produces detailed images of the internal structure of the […]

24/7 In-Line Monitoring Filter System

What Is Monitoring Filter System? Porticos, a product design and product development engineering consulting firm in Morrisville, NC, continues to revolutionize manufacturing, with a filter system that uses a series of in-line sensors to monitor fluid condition and filter performance 24/7. This system is not only beneficial to the manufacturing sector, it opens the door […]

Collaboration on Medication Monitoring Device: Porticos and Porticos Asia

Porticos, a product design and product development engineering consulting firm in Morrisville, NC, and Porticos Asia, its manufacturing partner, recently collaborated on a medication monitoring device that helps patients and caregivers keep track of medications via a smartphone app. The device can be attached to prescription pill bottles at the pharmacy, and it tracks the […]

Product design for cooler pet beds. Literally.

A cool concept. A bed for your pet that will help them keep their cool, literally. The Porticos team was approached to redesign a non-functional cooling pet bed. Product design: Engineering challenges overcome by critical thinking An interesting concept that had several pieces and parts from the different components involved in the bed itself, analysis […]

Sleek New Design for Paper Product Dispensers

A new sleek, streamlined, and consistent look for paper product dispensers were designed and developed by Porticos engineers for the Von Drehle Corporation. The Porticos engineers were on board from concept through installation in customer locations. Listening to their customers, the Von Drehle Corporation knew it was time to redesign and update the look of […]

Strong and Sleek: The Dent Prevent Example of Meeting Product Design Challenges

Even the best drivers in the world have to worry about dents. You might maneuver carefully into a parking spot, but then someone carelessly parks too close, opens their door too fast, and—ding! Other cars can dent ours, no matter how careful we are. Inventor and entrepreneur Mike Ardrey is striving to make these annoyances […]

Convenience at Your Fingertips: Porticos Helps Develop Automated Medication Dispenser

We’ve all been there: worried that a loved one isn’t taking his medications or, perhaps worse, is taking medication improperly. It can lead to hospital stays, the inability to live independently, and lots of stress on patients and loved ones. Spencer Healthcare Solutions, an RTP-based company, has developed a hardware and software platform to address […]

Product Design for Greener Thumbs: Porticos Engineers Partner with ROOT

Can you imagine your indoor basil plant sending you a text? “Hey there—could I get some water?” That little pot’s chance of survival just improved. Well thanks to the product design engineers at Porticos, our house plants could soon be smart plants. Remembering to water them, knowing how much light they need… keeping plants green […]

A phone with no phone bill? Porticos-designed adapter turns iPod into a wi-fi phone!

The new MorphCase 5G VoIP adapter turns an Apple iPod Touch into a free-to-use, wifi-enabled smartphone. Conceptualized by Dexterity, LLC, the adapter was envisioned as a low-cost communication solution for families wary of cellular phone bills. This first version of the MorphCase only fit the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Generation iPod Touch. But the recently […]