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Top 5 Ways To Overcome Innovation Challenges

04/02/2019

One of this year’s hosts for the Stanford LEAD program’s Me2We event was the DuPont Silicon Valley Innovation Center – home to four labs designed to enable real-time collaboration, prototyping, testing, and iterative design. Having collaborated closely with the Innovation Center on exciting and innovative projects, 219 Design was invited to lead an interactive workshop…

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IoT Smart Home Devices, How Smart Are They?

02/27/2019

Darrel Pham here. I am a Lead Software/Hardware Engineer and I’ve been with 219 Design for over 10 years. In that time, I’ve worked across medical device, surgical robotics, automotive, and consumer electronics industries developing an expertise in GUI development, test infrastructure, server backend, and so much more. You can’t leave this skill/curiosity at the…

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SF Office Gets New Vintage Location

12/17/2018

219 Design’s San Francisco office has moved! We’re now at 509 6th Street, just a few blocks away from our old space. As our mechanical engineering team grew, we changed offices to gain much-needed workspace. Our projects were literally stacking up. In addition to more desk space, the new location offers the floor space we…

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10th Annual Stanford ME218 Alumni BBQ

10/30/2018

The recent (10th Annual!!) Stanford ME218 Alumni BBQ was definitely one for the record books! We had another great turnout with around 200 people, including some current ME218 students as well as alumni as far back as the early 90’s.   What Are We Working On? One of the best things about meeting up each…

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Bluetooth Low Energy with Rust

09/27/2018

I am a senior software engineer at 219 Design. My professional experience has primarily been in writing GUIs and infrastructure for medical devices, almost entirely in C++. For a change of pace, I have been learning embedded development using Rust in my spare time, which has been an exciting challenge. I was new to both…

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