What Is a Prototyper?
If you’re trying to bring a new product into the marketplace, then you owe it to yourself to work with a prototyper. A prototyper is a specialist or company that can help you design the first version of your product. Even if you have your own idea of what the design and materials should be, there is a lot you can get from working with an expert prototyper. The expert’s experience of developing prototypes for all kinds of products for all kinds of markets should not be underestimated.
A Prototyper Creates the Best Version of Your Idea
Again, many people have an idea already of what their product is going into the first prototype. However, what a lot of people are unaware of is the fact that there are multiple ways to bring their vision to life. The question really is – which way is the best way to create the product? That’s something the prototyper can help with. The prototyper understands the best way to approach the solution from the functionality, features, form, weight, to the material. My starting off in the right direction, you increase your chance of creating an outstanding product.
A Prototyping Team Built to Help You Succeed
Typically, prototypers will work in a team. Each team is made up of experts in various aspects of prototyping from the engineering, brainstorming, designing, engineering, to research and development. You want to work with a team that brings delivers in each area if you want to create the best product possible. For example, the designer will know more about what kinds of designs will work as well as which ones are favored by consumers in the marketplace.
Guidance for Your Prototype from A to Z
A prototyper will give you the guidance you need throughout the whole process. It all starts with brainstorming to create the best version of your ideas as mentioned earlier. Then, it moves on to the engineering to figure out the best ways to build your product so that it delivers on its promise in the most efficient and effective manner. This is followed by the design of your product. The product will be designed to for high usability and a positive user experience so that people will be satisfied when they use your product.
There are many nuances in each aspect that is easy to overlook. For instance, you want to go beyond how the product looks when it comes to design. While the look of the product and functionality matters, you have to think about things like ergonomic design, ease of use, safety and durability. You’ll find that the designer and engineer will often work closely with each other to find the right balance between the functionality, features and the design.
In conclusion, a prototyper will prove to be an invaluable asset when creating a new product. If you’re skeptical about working with a prototyper, just ask for a consultation and you’ll be surprised at the things that you haven’t even thought of. Applied Design Solutions is a prototyperthat’s helped many clients create winning products. For more information on how we can help, please contact us at 845-367-3112.