Focus is important. We believe the IoT takes more than one.
Full product and industrial design is offered at Lab 651. Our team can quickly bring a product to market that will hit the mark both functionally and aesthetically.
Our team is ready to help you design the right "thing" the first time. Whether it's us doing the heavy lifting, or helping your team, it's up to you.
Mobile &Web Applications
Our team has built mobile and web applications from startups to fortune 100 companies. Our solutions provide rich mobile experiences and real-time insights into devices
Meet the Teams
Each founding partner has been in the business of developing connected devices and systems for more than 20 years. With this experience under our belts our team can drive to a solution with minimal iterations. We know what works and what doesn't.
Troy Pongratz leads our product design team at Lab 651. He has been involved in product design for over 20 years in industries such as medical, consumer, and industrial products. His work has yielded multiple patents. An experienced consultant with both large and small companies, Troy brings a team approach to designing products and integrating new products in multiple disciplines. Troy and his team consider it their personal responsibility to support a product design from beginning to end to ensure its success in the marketplace.
Rodney Landers leads our Lab 651 team of seasoned Embedded Systems Engineers, ready to tackle a wide range of problems. He believes that technology should integrate seamlessly and transparently into everyday life. Rodney has been in the M2M/IoT area for over 20 years, and, in addition to holding several patents, he is a serial entrepreneur. His work includes an automatic landing system for commercial aircraft and E911 for cell phones, impacts the lives of millions of people every day.
Mobile & Web Applications
Justin Grammens leads our team of mobile and web application developers and product managers at Lab 651. Justin lives at the intersection of emerging technology and leading communities on the Internet of Things. He has been building mobile applications and cloud-based software solutions for more than 20 years, with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Justin is co-founder of IoT Fuse, a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to position Minnesota as a leader in the Internet of Things. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas, teaching a graduate-level course on the Internet of Things.