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Key Engineering Resources for Instrument Development

"Voler Systems were able to provide key engineering resources that we needed quickly for our instrument development.  They are easy to work with and are genuinely concerned with our success.  They have positively contributed to our engineering efforts and have been a valuable partner in helping me achieve my goals as an engineering professional." Scott [...]

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Customer References, Testimonials, V2019|

Mapping Your World

Cars Use HD Mapping Hardware to Map Your World Increasingly cars are becoming digital platforms, not only for the people inside the car but also for mapping the world around us. Vehicles are being outfitted with a wide range of sensors including cameras (Daylight and IR), Time of Flight (depth) cameras, GNSS with RTK, LIDAR, [...]

April 16th, 2019|Categories: Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, Sensors, V2019, Video|

Project Management Resources

You may have read Walt Maclay's book Highly Successful Engineering Design Projects.  Here is more information to help you become highly successful at managing projects. Roundup: What makes a great project manager? Our partners and clients tell us what makes a great project manager. While specific requirements may differ, communications is key. Why the Last 10% takes [...]

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Management, Project Management|

Volume 2019, Issue 4 Newsletter

Here is what Voler Systems has been up to: Recent projects Designed a device for measuring liquid incorporating wireless charging Developed a cryptocurrency secure wallet We designed a USB3 interface for a thrombectomy pump for a large medical device company. Voler fixed and delivered a wearable health prototype that two prior firms failed to complete. [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, News, V2019|

Smart Toilet Seat

The smart toilet seat includes three key sensors: an electrocardiogram to measure electrical activity of the heart; a photoplethysmogram to measure blood oxygen levels; and a ballistocardiogram to measure the mechanical force of the heart pumping blood. Sensors in this battery-powered, cloud-connected toilet seat–based cardiovascular monitoring system successfully demonstrated cardiovascular monitoring of blood pressure, stroke [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Infographic, Medical Devices, News|

Wild and Crazy Wearable Devices

2018-2019 has been a great time for wearable tech. Memory, processing, and batteries are getting smaller and cheaper, leading to many innovative designs. This article will focus on the weird and wonderful in recent wearable designs. We have high-tech tattoos, wearables for pets, wearables for the elderly, babies, and couples. We have the practical but [...]

April 1st, 2019|Categories: V2019, Wearable Devices|

Food Sensitivity Lab Test – Is it a medical device?

EverlyWell's test measures your body’s immune response to 96 foods to help provide guidance on what foods may be the best to choose for an elimination diet. It measures IgG Reactivity to 96 foods. A food reactivity is different than an immediately life-threatening food allergy. Food reactivity is a delayed immune response by the Immunoglobulin [...]

April 1st, 2019|Categories: Infographic, Medical Devices, V2019|

Business Development Director

Voler Systems (www.volersystems.com) is a leader in the design engineering of new technology products. Our specialties are electrical engineering (digital and analog) and software development (firmware for embedded processors/ microcontrollers, FPGA and apps). We serve the needs of clients in the consumer, medical, robotic, enterprise and industrial markets emphasizing our expertise in sensor-based products in [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Career, V2019|

Voler engineers are fantastic!

“Voler engineers are fantastic! They were helpful in giving direction and fine tuning product requirements. I really appreciated the weekly calls and their candid feedback. “ - Sameera Akhtar, SiTa

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Customer References, V2019|

Wearable Sensors and Batteries at HIMSS 2019

Walt Maclay is honored to have spoken at HIMSS 2019 Conference in February. In the talk, Walt discussed the many challenges in sensor measurements such as heart rate, blood glucose, blood pressure, temperature, and blood oxygen, and the challenges of battery life in wearable devices.   Wearable Devices 2019 from Walt Maclay Also see a [...]

March 12th, 2019|Categories: Batteries, Ultra Low Power, V2019, Wearable Devices|