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128: Creating an App for Your Hardware Device

June 8, 2022

With Piotr Zajac, CEO of Untitled Kingdom

128: Creating an App for Your Hardware Device

Piotr Zajac is the CEO of Untitled Kingdom, a 55-person mobile app development company that focuses on apps for physical hardware connected devices. They have built and launched over 75 full-scale apps for hardware products. Today Piotr is going to share some valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers can understand how to best manage the design and development of your hardware device’s app, and what are the best practices for making a connected device’s app great.

Today you will hear us talk about:

  • IoT, MedTech, and FemTech
  • Building an app for your hardware product
  • Think about your end-users
  • Onboarding new users with your application
  • Intution takes time to develop to your user base
  • Create a habit in your user
  • Buy their hands, their hearts, and their brains
  • Feedback is key
  • Quality of apps, FDA Certification, ISO Certfication
  • Quality is much more valuable, and far less expensive, in the long term
  • Security
  • Technology protocols
  • Simplicity in your features
  • You can change the world with your product ideas


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Thanks for tuning in! See you next time.

About: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, small manufacturers, 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 designmechanical engineeringelectrical engineeringpatent referralprototyping, 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. Click HERE to learn more about MAKO Design + Invent!