This website is the personal career archive of the industrial design and engineering works of Michael Davis, IDSA
After 40 years in design, the vision becomes more strategic, long term, next big thing in a sketch. The goal is to provide clients with that vision. Where is your company going? There is an oracle of the future out there for you to discover.
Simple advisory role in driving the future of man machine and product. Hundreds designed, a few mentions here:
First 32 bit desktop touch screen portable computing product design, 1978, 1720A (currently in the Computer History Museum) John Fluke Manufacturing,
Scientific research and development spectrometers, x-ray, ICP, 1982. Bausch & Lomb ARL. (Los Angeles, Boston, Ontario, Canada, Luton, England, Ecublens, Switzerland).
First modern auto alarm design, 1984 VSE Inc.
Early security systems for airport and port inspection systems, 1985 Sciex/British Aerospace.
Early M10 environment robotic wafer fab ovens, 1986, Tylan Corp.
Patented Tristar Headset (utility and design), 1992. Plantronics.
Explore the Future, concept development, personal communications hand held/head worn devices, 1993. Plantronics.
Early hand held bio injection pneumatic device design 1995, Bioject.
World standard motion and security lighting design, 1998. Heath Zenith, Lowes, Home Depot, Ace Hardware.
Pioneer technique development using Solid Modeling tools for industrial design, SolidWorks World Conference, 2000.
Patented head worn dental and medical splash protection design, 2001, Opdop.
First touch screen smartphone concept, 2002, Headstuf Product Development (publicly shown five years before the iPhone).
Extreme lift vehicle, hydraulics, fuel system, cab design, 2007, Martinez & Turek.
Theater reveal mechanical and industrial design concepts, Avatar Flight of Passage, 2012 Walt Disney Imagineering,
Manufacturing machines, x-ray tubing inspection system, 2012 Willick Engineering,
Early development of LED super bright cinema lighting products. 2012-2015, Mole Richardson Company.