Feasibility Study Aids Business Decision

One task we often help clients with is exploring the feasibility of developing an idea into a product. Sometimes it is not clear that an idea can be implemented, or it is not clear how to implement it. A feasibility stage is a short investigation to determine how the design should best be done. We [...]

Communicating Product Development Risks

Our technical team spans all of the stages of new product development from conceptual design through manufacturing transfer and regulatory compliance for a wide variety of clients and markets. The most important value that we offer to you is to identify and communicate risks as the project progresses. On a regular basis our customers commend [...]

Volume 2012, Issue 4 Newsletter

In This Issue: How to Effectively Communicate Product Development Risks Our technical team spans all of the stages of new product development from conceptual design through manufacturing transfer and regulatory compliance for a wide variety of clients and markets. The most important value that we offer to you is to identify and communicate risks as [...]

November 19th, 2012|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2012|Tags: , |

Volume 2012, Issue 3 Newsletter

In This Issue: Motion Control Projects Today, motion control has moved well beyond its traditional manufacturing industry. Medical devices, automotive, robotics and personal tools like smartphones and tablets benefit from the advancement of low cost, low power, and miniaturization of motion control. Read more Update on Crowd Funding Over the past year several funding sources [...]

July 24th, 2012|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2012|Tags: , , |

Update on Crowd Funding

Over the past year several funding sources for entrepreneurs have experienced dramatic changes.  One of them, crowd funding, has attracted much interest. Crowd-funding is financing your business or project by soliciting small contributions from a large number of people to reach a monetary goal. Due to the Securities Act of 1933, this may work best [...]

June 21st, 2012|Categories: Trends, V2012|Tags: , , , |

Motion Control Projects

Today, motion control has moved well beyond its traditional manufacturing industry. Medical devices, automotive, robotics and personal tools like smartphones and tablets benefit from the advancement of low cost, low power, and miniaturization of motion control. Motion Control in a Rehabilitation Device Voler developed this rehabilitation device for a startup who needed it designed and [...]

June 21st, 2012|Categories: Medical Devices, Motion Control, Recent Projects, V2012|

Missed Managing Design Risk Webinar

If you missed Voler Systems at PRG's Lunch & Learn, Walt Maclay and panel presented detailed tips for managing constraints and trade-offs and ways to mitigate risk in “Managing Design Risk". Quick Summary Successful new product development (NPD) involves the art of balancing schedules, resources, and costs to enable products that launch on-time, with desired [...]

June 19th, 2012|Categories: Design Tips, Management, Partners, Project Management, V2012|

Volume 2012, Issue2 Newsletter

In This Issue: We're growing Stuart Tyrrell is the latest addition to our team at Voler Systems. In his role of Director of Engineering, he will work with Voler Systems' engineering team to deliver product development consulting services including design for medical device, motor control, and data acquisition systems. Read more Stanford University's VLAB Meetings [...]

April 24th, 2012|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2012|

VLAB Meetings Highlight Trends

I recently attended two interesting VLAB panel discussions on "Wearable Devices, The Next Mobile Platform" and "The Uploaded Life: Personal Evolution Through Self-Tracking." VLAB, a group that meets at Stanford University, is dedicated to promoting the growth and success of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures by connecting people, ideas, and technology. These two panels helped to crystallize [...]

April 16th, 2012|Categories: Trends, V2012, Wearable Devices|Tags: , , |

Volume 2012, Issue1 Newsletter

In This Issue: A Look into the Future - Just for Fun Sometimes it is just fun to look ahead and wonder what the future will bring. In 2011, there have been some interesting announcements that get the imagination going. Read more Epidermal electronics No batteries required for sensors Re-chargeable battery life breakthrough Medical tricorder [...]

January 24th, 2012|Categories: News, Newsletters, V2012|Tags: , , |