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On this #AskIoT episode, we discuss the design challenges associated with building connected devices, how to bring a product to life and the emerging technologies influencing the product design process.

Wai Loong-Lim, founder and CEO of Y Studios, sits down with the #AskIoT team to share why companies seek the expertise of design and research studios when developing connected devices. He explains the cultural challenges associated with creating appealing products for the masses and the importance of human-centric design when crafting the look and feel of new devices.

#AskIoT Questions:

  • How can the internet of things enhance existing products?
  • What advice do you have for companies looking to connect existing devices to the internet to make them smart? Anything important to consider?

If you’re interested in connecting with Wai you can connect with him on LinkedIn!

About Y Studios: Founded in 2001, Y Studios is an Industrial Design and Design Research consultancy based in the creative hub of San Francisco. Their multicultural sensitivity and business acumen yield effective design solutions that are iconic, definitive, relevant, cost-effective and manufacturable. Their creations are used around the world in many lifestyle domains: where people Live, Work, Play and Imagine.

Have any IoT related questions you want us to ask on a future episode? If so, tweet us @iotforall or use the hashtag #AskIoT!

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IoT For All
IoT For All
IoT For All is creating resources to enable companies of all sizes to leverage IoT. From technical deep-dives, to IoT ecosystem overviews, to evergreen resources, IoT For All is the best place to keep up with what's going on in IoT.
IoT For All is creating resources to enable companies of all sizes to leverage IoT. From technical deep-dives, to IoT ecosystem overviews, to evergreen resources, IoT For All is the best place to keep up with what's going on in IoT.