Entries by OBIadmin

New Obi™ Robotic Dining Device Wins Internationally Renowned “Oscar of Innovation”

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Obi™, a revolutionary robotic dining device, is a winner in the Mechanical/Materials category in the 54th annual R&D 100 Awards. The announcement was made at the recent annual award ceremony celebrating the 100 most technologically significant breakthroughs introduced into the marketplace in 2016. Dubbed the […]

Exciting News for Obi!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” saved_tabs=”all”] There are big months, and there are BIG months – and to say that August was one of the biggest for Obi would definitely be an understatement! After working with our incredible […]

Obi Visits the AMCSI Convention

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When we’re not working on product innovations, you can often find us traveling across the country to attend various conferences and expos showcasing all that Obi can do for potential users and caregivers! We recently had the pleasure of attending the 2016 AMCSI National […]

Obi and the 2016 R&D 100 Awards

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] We’re excited to announce that Obi has been named a finalist for the 2016 R&D 100 awards in both the prestigious market disruptor and mechanical/materials categories! For those unfamiliar with the honor, the R&D 100 Awards are considered the “Oscars of Invention,” honoring the […]

Obi at the Chicago Abilities Expo

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A few weekends back, we had the privilege to attend and showcase Obi in action at the Chicago Abilities Expo! If you’ve never had the opportunity to experience the Abilities Expo firsthand, it’s an incredible event held for the community of people living with […]

Obi is an International Design Excellence Awards Finalist!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Here at DESiN LLC, we believe eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures and that everyone should have an enjoyable dining experience. We also believe that the device should look as beautiful as it functions. It represents our belief that being different, and living […]

Obi At Home: An Interview with Caregivers

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] We always love hearing about how Obi has changed peoples lives, both from a caregivers perspective and those using  our robot to gain dining independence! We loved meeting Isaac, a spunky 15 year old who tested out Obi during one of our first studies. […]

What’s In A Name?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] After years of designing and refining our robotic dining companion, you’d think a deciding on a name would be a relatively easy process. Think of a few catchy words, find some that are fitting, and see what sticks, right? Not so fast. A name […]

The Useful Robot Revolution Is Here

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When you look around your city, your neighborhood and even your own home, you might discover that robots are all around us in more ways than you’ve realized. From the Roomba in your living room to the technology used in manufacturing every day products […]

Obi takes on AOTA 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Blog Post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] April is Occupational Therapist (OT) month, and what better way to celebrate than by attending the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Expo from April 7 – 10. (With more than 10,800 people in attendance, it was a record breaker!) We were at […]