Technology is now making a huge push into home health care. New markets are emerging as well as the traditional “aging in place” market is growing. New assistive technologies are being developed including communications, health and wellness monitoring, home safety and security. Product design must take into account user capability, medical device regulations, and technology adoption issues. This talk with address the major issues for new devices in the home health and aging in place market. It will include resources, driving forces and latest trends for new technology development.

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Agilent Technologies, Inc. – Aristotle Room, Bldg. 5
5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95051

Free

No RSVP required

About the speaker:

Mr. Walt Maclay, President and Chief Engineer of Voler Systems, is committed to delivering quality electronic products on time and on budget. Voler Systems provides the integrated design, development and risk assessment of new devices for medical, industrial, aerospace and instrumentation applications.

Mr. Maclay is recognized as a domain expert in Silicon Valley technical consulting associations. He is an instructor for the Product Realization NPI Program. He has also been past President of the Professional and Technical Consultants Association (PATCA). He has applied his outstanding leadership to many multidisciplinary teams that have delivered quality electronic devices. Mr. Maclay holds a BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.

Voler clients, from early stage startups to large established corporations, are delighted with our quality and service. Past clients include Applied Biosystems, Applied Materials, BAE Systems, Boeing, Intel, JDS Uniphase, Lockheed Martin, Maxon Lift, Merck, NASA Ames, Northrop Grumman, Orbital Sciences, Pioneer Speakers, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Radiant Medical, Rain Bird, San Francisco Muni, Sandia Labs, Siemens, Spectra Physics, Stanford University, Teikoku Pharma, Thoratec, Tyco Valves, US Bureau of Reclamation, and the University of California at Davis.