Connected prosthetics - Mark McWilliams

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Giving the patient control through mobile technologies. The speech given by Mark McWilliams at UXconference2013

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Connected prosthetics - Mark McWilliams

  1. 1. Connected Prosthetics Giving the patient control through mobile technologies
  2. 2. Connected Prosthetics Giving the patient control through mobile technologies Mark McWilliams Director of Software Engineering
  3. 3. Our Team • Leading researchers in prosthetics, orthotics and biomechanics • World-class in-house engineering team Orthocare Innovations
  4. 4. My Story
  5. 5. Standard Prosthetic Feet
  6. 6. Standard Prosthetic Feet
  7. 7. Standard Prosthetic Feet
  8. 8. Early Impressions • Was amazing to walk again • I could resume a normal life Standard Prosthetic Feet
  9. 9. Early Impressions • Was amazing to walk again • I could resume a normal life Limitations • • • • Hills were tough (Seattle has a lot of them) Needed regular manual alignment changes Changing footwear Foot would stick out into space Standard Prosthetic Feet
  10. 10. From Patient to Employee
  11. 11. Magellan Prosthetic Foot
  12. 12. Magellan Prosthetic Foot
  13. 13. Magellan Prosthetic Foot
  14. 14. Is there an app for that? Magellan Prosthetic Foot
  15. 15. Galileo
  16. 16. Demo Galileo
  17. 17. Galileo
  18. 18. Development Strategy Galileo
  19. 19. Galileo
  20. 20. Mobile only • • • • • Easy to deploy & update (one version) Device portability A stable, consistent platform Secure, sandboxed environment Built-in hardware encryption Galileo
  21. 21. Galileo
  22. 22. Developing for patients • Simplicity is key • Patient needs to build trust with your app • Limit distracting UI elements & ornamentation Galileo
  23. 23. Developing for patients • Simplicity is key • Patient needs to build trust with your app • Limit distracting UI elements & ornamentation Build a great native experience • Leverage the platform • Focus on accessibility • Take advantage of connectivity (with permission) • GPS • Remote monitoring Galileo
  24. 24. Galileo
  25. 25. Abstract away the hardware • Perform operations asynchronously • Don’t make the user wait unnecessarily Galileo
  26. 26. Abstract away the hardware • Perform operations asynchronously • Don’t make the user wait unnecessarily Never leave the user in an unstable state Galileo
  27. 27. Final Thoughts
  28. 28. Q&A

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