It’s no surprise to our Austin invention design studio that within the product design and innovative field, new inventors are always looking for ways to come up with the newest and most innovative tech product to wow the market. However, innovative is a term and goal aspired by many aspiring inventors, and creating a truly innovative tech product in a market saturated with tech giants may seem daunting and challenging – which is why the Mako Design team at our Austin invention design studio has put together our thoughts on what makes a successful tech product ‘innovative.’ Keep reading to find out more!
How Our Austin Invention Design Studio Defines ‘Innovative’
According to the standard dictionary, innovation means ‘to innovate,’ and to ‘innovate’ is to make changes in something established. However, it seems as if the term innovation and ‘innovate’ mean different things to different people – especially given the context in where they see innovation belonging in. Since our Austin invention design studio focuses on the world of design, innovation in design means to bring or create something new to the world of design. In a sense, the more we push and advance the boundaries of design and what we understand design to be, the more we are taking part in innovation and innovating.
How a Tech Product is Deemed Innovative
Now that we understand what it means to innovate or create an innovative product to our Austin invention design studio, it’s time to understand what makes a tech product innovative. In a world where tech products dominate our everyday usage, it might seem hard to create an innovative tech product, however, the answer to what makes a product innovation is simpler than you think. Tech products are a great way to solve many solutions found in our daily life, and with how fast society changes and evolves, there are always many open opportunities to create a new tech product that can either solve a repeated occurring problem that comes up in our daily life or re-invent an older tech product that may be of no more use anymore.
Nonetheless, using tech products to solve or find solutions that make our lives more convenient and easier to live is a smart way to create an innovative problem – especially if it solves a problem in an angle that was once never used or done before. Observing the way audiences both interact with their current tech product with either other tech products to combine tech products together to make an all in one or with traditional products is another tactic that can help inspire ideas on how to make a new and revolutionary innovative tech product. Our Austin invention design studio recommends remembering to take in different perspectives and keep an open mind with how you approach product design and development as an open mind allows for more areas of innovation to flow through and create new ideas to work within your future products.
If you have a great new invention and you’d like to learn more about this process, get in touch with MAKO here and visit our website to find out more. Feel free to give us a call at +1 (888) 806-6256 (MAKO) and we can set you up on a call with our product analyst!
About Us: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to small businesses, startups, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry’s leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Feel free to Contact Us anytime for help with your project.