Volume 2017, Issue 1 Newsletter

In This Issue: We Love Design Challenges We love hard problems, good design, good coffee, and cool hardware gadgets. We love to design! Sometimes the hardest design problems are the most interesting. Here's how we approach the hard design challenges Engineering Manager: Are You a Boss or a Leader? Learning to be a leader to [...]

February 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2017|

Volume 2016, Issue 4 Newsletter

In This Issue: The Engineering Manager's Journey For engineering managers who want to create workplace environments for high performance and engineering excellence, learning from peers is a great way to become a better manager. Check out some lessons learned from peer engineering leaders. John Dring: Vice President of Engineering John Dring is our Vice President [...]

November 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2016|

Volume 2016, Issue 3 Newsletter

In This Issue: Optimized for Long Battery Life Voler Systems and V2Solutions recently partnered to develop the hardware, embedded software, mobile app and website for a home health product. It required a small battery-powered device to transmit data to a mobile phone and website. The biggest challenge in this project was the battery life: how [...]

August 19th, 2016|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2016|

Volume 2016, Issue 2 Newsletter

In This Issue: Liquid Biopsy Platform - A Challenging Design We have completed a challenging project that started with a referral from a partner. The project was the design of a complex medical instrument and it required a combination of skills that we are known for: analog circuitry, FPGA, microprocessors, and firmware. The instrument is used [...]

April 6th, 2016|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2016|Tags: , , |

Volume 2016, Issue 1 Newsletter

In This Issue: IoT based on ARM processor and TI CC32000 Wifi Module We recently delivered two different IoT projects that were both based on the TI CC32000 Wifi Module with an ARM Cortex-M4 processor. Read about our latest IoT projects! LEDs are showing up everywhere Not only are LEDs the next generation of lighting, [...]

February 5th, 2016|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2016|Tags: , , |

Volume 2015, Issue 4 Newsletter

In This Issue: What does the IoT Explosion Mean to Engineering Managers? The idea of connecting devices to the internet (IoT) has been popularized and is seen as the next big thing with projections of massive growth. Every company seems to be jumping on board with new IoT devices and systems. Read why we don't [...]

Volume 2015, Issue 3 Newsletter

In This Issue:  Design Checklist for Wearable Devices Here is a great checklist for wearable devices. When we do a design we check all of these things and more. Often we need to use our engineering judgment on the tradeoff between size, cost, testability, and manufacturability of the board. Check it out! Advice to HW [...]

Volume 2015, Issue 2 Newsletter

In This Issue:  Common Errors Transferring Products to Test by Dan Orlando & Walt Maclay The testing determines if the product satisfies the requirements and is ready to ship. At Voler Systems, we ensure a smooth, thoughtful transfer either to the client's internal test group or to partners like Solution Sources Programming for test and [...]

Volume 2015, Issue 1 Newsletter

In This Issue: Growing 2015 Our new staff includes senior electrical engineers: Michael Lohmeyer and Hank Schnieder, senior programmer Jim Baichtal, and test engineer Hugh Simpson.  Larry Burgess joins our technical writing group.  With all add these new members, we have out-grown our current location and we have moved to a larger space. Check out for [...]

February 6th, 2015|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2015|Tags: , |

Volume 2014, Issue 4 Newsletter

In This Issue: What are the Best Wireless Options for Communicating with Small Devices from your Smart Phone? Most newer mobile phones have multiple tiny radios inside them that can communicate directly with these small remote devices. One of the big challenges of these direct links is the usable range of the link and the [...]