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Firefly is a wearable that helps accelerate sports recovery after exercise and minor injury. It’s portable, has no leads or wires, and is worn behind the knee. Once attached, it …

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Forbes rates Firefly as one of the best health tech gadgets of 2017

Firefly is a wearable that helps accelerate sports recovery after exercise and minor injury. It’s portable, has no leads or wires, and is worn behind the knee. Once attached, it delivers painless electrical impulses to gently activate the muscles of the lower leg to increase blood circulation.

Future Sport – Acumen celebrates double success for wearable tech at London Design Awards 2016

Acumen Design Associates has been recognised at the prestigious London Design Awards 2016, winning awards for its pioneering design work on both the geko® and firefly® devices. Taking home awards in two separate categories: the firefly® device won Gold in the Sport & Active Lifestyle category, whilst geko® was awarded Silver for Best Medical Product Design, and no doubt raises the bar for competitors.

BBC News interview Acumen CEO & founder Ian Dryburgh

In this exclusive live interview with the BBC, Ian Dryburgh, CEO and Founder of Acumen Design Associates lifts the lid on the innovations that have come from the Acumen studio, from premium aircraft interiors to life sciences and even round paper towels!

Condé Nast Traveler – How United’s new business class is improving your sleep at 30,000 ft

The upgrades to United’s international business class mean more comfort on long-haul flights. Polaris, United Airlines’ new take on international business class, is meant to evoke the North Star—a shining beacon (get it?) in the industry. What we have is a little more straightforward: new seats, new lounges—all very welcome (if not quite revolutionary) upgrades to United’s long-haul flights.

Runway Girl Network talks to Acumen Design Associates about a new era in aviation: The Return of…

Acumen Design Associates discuss how they might re-imagine supersonic aircraft interiors by harnessing the supersonic flight itself as the passenger experience. Anthony discusses reconfiguration of the fundamental layout of the ‘tube,’ the service style, and how the passengers might interact with their environment by integrating emerging technologies.

Aircraft Interiors International talk to Acumen Design Associates about the return of supersonic travel

Acumen Design Associates discuss how they might re-imagine supersonic aircraft interiors by harnessing the supersonic flight itself as the passenger experience. Sharing exclusive concept sketches, Acumen discusses the reconfiguration of the fundamental layout of the ‘tube’, the service style, and how the passengers might interact with their environment by integrating emerging technologies.

Acumen and Better All Round Win Silver at the Prestigious 2016 Design Effectiveness Awards

Acumen Design Associates are delighted to announce that our work on ‘Ora’ the all-round kitchen towel from British company Better All Round has been recognised by the Design Business Association, after it was presented with a Silver award at the 2016 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards. The DBA Awards champion the role of effective design in the creation of business growth, and has showcased the best partnerships between businesses and design agencies since its inception almost three decades ago.

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