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 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. Read more

Take our Polls on Project Risks

We enjoy comparing notes with others in product development and have created a number of short polls about project risk. Looking at price, schedule, performance impact on project and see how your last project stacked up. Check out our polls

Missed PRG’s “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”. You can view the recorded webinar at https://vimeo.com/43285790 More info

Available for Lunch Seminars

Invite us in for a lunch seminar. Walt Maclay enjoys talking about the practical issues and trends that firms are facing in electronic system design. Walt is happy to speak at local Bay Area events including San Jose, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. See our favorite topics

Save the Date

Discover us at Product Realization Group’s Annual BBQ and Symposium

Friday, September 14, 2012 – 9:00am to 1:30pm

Join us for a great opportunity to network with industry peers, learn about the latest industry developments, and meet the PRG’s members in an informal setting while enjoying some delicious food.

The goal for this event is to create a forum for individuals and businesses involved in the Product Realization Process to gain knowledge, network, and have fun.

More Info

Get $5 off by registering at http://prg-2012symposium-bbq.eventbrite.com/

About Our Organization

Voler Systems provides full-service R&D consulting from concept and design to production of electronic devices. Since 1979, clients have turned to us for reliable new products and test systems involving sensors and measurement electronics. Our multidisciplinary team delivers high quality products on time and on budget. We have developed hand-held equipment, web cameras, heart valve testers, RFID devices, and other specialized sensor based electronics and prototype circuits.