Insights

Orthogonals' experts share whitepapers, articles and presentations from the forefront of research in connected medical devices and companion software.  

The FDA Gets Serious about Digital Health

And that's a good thing.

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Bluetooth and Medical Devices – Part 1: Overview

In the race to create more connected medical devices, many medical manufacturers are opting to leverage Bluetooth technology to connect to d…

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Bluetooth and Medical Devices – Part 2: The Gotchas

Despite the shared name, BLE and Bluetooth Classic are fundamentally different connection protocols. Choosing the wrong one can have disast…

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Human Factors Engineering & FDA Guidance

In February 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Human Factors Engineering Guidance documents.

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Agile in FDA Regulated Medical Software

Testing is a crucial part of all software development. If you don't believe this you are likely just starting your career or haven't had to …

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iPhone SDK: Cache Policy & Cookie Handling in NSURLRequest

I recently ran into an issue building an app which hit an existing (protected) website. Passing credentials along with each request, respons…

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What makes a good requirement document for an agile project

Good requirement documentation needs these key elements: User Stories, User Acceptance Tests, Workflows, Requirements (Details), and Wirefra…

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Elements of Ruby Style

Some thoughts on good Ruby & Rails styling, based on the 50th Anniversary edition of Strunk & White's: "The Elements of Style".

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Custom Flex 3 Lightweight Preloader with source code

Here we will have a demonstration to an age old problem in Flash (and inherited in Flex), the preloader. I think that the Flex community has…

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