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How Can Businesses Adapt To A Rapidly Changing World? 10x for Engineers 2018

To confront the rapidly-evolving world around us, medical device manufacturers' need to stay on top of the latest innovations. We are looking forward to the upcoming 10x for Engineers conference in San Diego because it is one of the best conference out there to help engineers stay current on the latest developments and trends. The [...]

3 Things I Learned at a Bootstrapper’s Breakfast on June 29, 2018

by Rebeka Shols Here’s what to expect at a Bootstrapper’s Breakfast meeting: Instead of having a main speaker or panel, these meetings are set up as a round table discussion, where anyone can ask questions and anyone can give their input. Even the more introverted people can feel comfortable here because you can choose to [...]

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events of interest to engineers and engineering managers, V2018|

IEEE Hardware Startup & Innovation Symposium

8/28, 6:30 pm, SCV CES YP IEEE Hardware Startup & Innovation Symposium, NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara Speakers include: Sanjit Dang (Investment Director, Intel Capital), Josh Su (Senior Manager of Venture Investment, SK Hynix America), Ryann Cousins (Co-founder and CEO, krtkl Inc), TBD (Senior member of SiFive), Joseph Wei (Venture Partner, SkyChee Ventures). [...]

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Events of interest to engineers and engineering managers, News, V2018|

Volume 2018, Issue 3 Newsletter

In This Issue: Electronic Nose In much the same way as dogs with their keen sense of smell can be trained to detect odors, electronic devices can be built to perform this same task. "Electronic sensing" technology has applications in quality control, health care, crime and safety, and environmental monitoring. Check out these new sensors [...]

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, News, V2018|

Electronic Nose

In much the same way as dogs with their keen sense of smell can be trained to detect odors, electronic devices can be built to perform this same task. "Electronic sensing" technology has applications in quality control, health care, crime and safety, and environmental monitoring. In health care, we are seeing new innovations in technology [...]

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Design Tips for Electronic Design Services, IoT, V2018|

In the News: Innovation Not Just For Startup Companies

MDT's Spencer Chin covered our session at the 2018 Medical Sensors Design Conference in San Jose. He highlighted the platform's advantage to achieve lower cost rapid prototyping in his article Innovation Not Just For Startup Companies. One company involved in new product and system integration is Voler Systems. Formed in 1999, the company has developed [...]

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, V2018|

Voler featured in Today’s Medical Developments

Today's Medical Developments recently featured Voler's new Universal Health-sensor Platform in an article "Universal health-sensor platform."  Data gathering is critical to accelerating product development in medical devices. The article highlights the key advantages to using the Voler platform for collecting sensor data in medical wearable devices: Fast low-cost development, because the platform is pre-engineered to [...]

July 15th, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, News|

Innovation from Inside the Corporation

Innovation means driving change. Every change starts with an idea, a vision of what could happen that would create a tangible benefit for an organization. Driving change can be difficult, but often "intrapreneurs" see a need and then gather limited resources to transform that vision into a new reality. These individuals need a fast, efficient [...]

July 14th, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, Sensors, V2018, Wearable Devices|

Webinar: Investigating Your Hypothesis

The human body is a complex dynamic system that offers researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators a wealth of data. Future advances in medical devices will be based on gathering and leveraging this data. This webinar covers making measurements with a prototype. The focus is on getting a quick prototype to test the sensor, the location on [...]

July 11th, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, News, V2018, Wearable Devices|

Partner Spotlight: Uni Precision

Uni Precision is a customer-centric manufacturer that helps innovative companies and hardware entrepreneurs start small and scale when needed. With over 30 years of experiences in prototyping and mass production, they address the special needs of small and mid-size companies by taking care of production from conception to production. Uni Precision provides engineering support, prototyping, [...]

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Partners|