Månad: september 2013
3D Printing of Hearing Aids at Widex, Denmark
This Thursday I visited the Danish hearing aid manufacturer Widex to see some of their 3D Printing of shells. Klaus Vaarbroe at Widex has developed Widex’ 3D Printing process over the past 11 years. He was very hospitable, showed me around and explained the different steps: order intake, scanning, modeling, printing, mounting and polishing. He […]
3D Printing and the Hearing Aid industry
After two months at the University of Cambridge researching 3D printing I would like to share some observations with you. They are based upon my studies thus far of how the hearing aid industry adopted it for producing hearing aid shells in the period 1999-2007: 1) The shift didn’t cause any change in the competitive […]
Consolidation in the security industry?
In an article at Securityinfowatch I argue that technological change has made the video surveillance industry more fragmented and that it is likely to consolidate in the coming years. The article can be found here. Antigua, Guatemala.
Disruptive Innovation on Swedish Radio
Today I’m featured in a Swedish radio programme concerning disruptive technological change. You can listen to it here.