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Notes from US-Japan MedTech Frontiers 2018

US-Japan MedTech Frontiers promotes medical device innovation and American-Japanese collaboration. Voler Systems is pleased to represent Silicon Valley Companies and to foster discussion on important issues regarding the competitiveness of our two regions. Walt Maclay gave a presentation to an audience of engineers, startup executives, managers, and investors. Here is an edited transcript of questions [...]

Successful Electronic Design for High Volume Beauty Wand

A billion dollar cosmetics company needed a heating and ultrasound device that applies anti-aging cream to the face. "In just one of many design decisions, Voler cut the cost by $1 per device, which saved us $500,000 in manufacturing, that’s far more than what we paid them for the whole design! As a result of [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Customer References, Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, V2019|

Demo of Voler’s Universal Health Sensor Platform

Transcript: This is the Universal Health Sensor Platform. There is a pulse oximeter attached to my finger and connected to the platform, which is then sending the data to the cloud, which is a platform created by Medium One. It displays real time data. It can also do real time processing. I'm connecting [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Medical Devices, Video, Wearable Devices|

Dr. Bertalan Mesko on the “Future Trends Help You Choose The Most Fitting Medical Specialty.”

Medical device developers hoping to increase adoption for innovative new devices can take a few pointers from Bertalan Mesko's recent article for medical students: "Future Trends Help You Choose The Most Fitting Medical Specialty." Mesko identifies four essential shifts already underway: Digital capture and storage of patient medical information will enable broader access and through that [...]

December 11th, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, V2018|

6 innovative technologies in AR/VR

AR/VR technologies have become big industries with mainstream availability. Total spending on AR/VR products and services was $11 billion in 2017 and expected to grow to be $215 billion in 2021. Augmented reality (AR) is an "augmented" view of the physical, real-world environment which displays computer-generated  sound, video, graphics or GPS data while still viewing [...]

LEDs: Lighting Up Milpitas Library

We are excited to see the kids experimenting with the Everbright Wall Display, a networked array of LEDs, at Milpitas Library. The are kids having fun manipulating the 476 light dials on the light wall, to create different patterns by adjusting each of these RGB LED dials. The Everbright Light Wall will be on display [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, V2018, Video|

I am thankful for my team – even if they have fun at my expense!

It’s the season to be thankful ... I am thankful for my customers. I am thankful to be here to help them achieve their goals! I am thankful to work with a great team that are personally and emotionally invested in the success of their customers. As a thank you, I thought I would share [...]

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Customer References, Infographic, News, V2018|

A little pizzazz to our logo

We added a little pizzazz to our logo. But our signature brand and commitment to high quality are still the same!

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Infographic, News, Video|

Exploratory Data Analysis

Doctors and researchers cry "I want the data" First published at https://www.sensorsmag.com/embedded/medical-sensors-design-conference-2018-doctors-and-researchers-cry-i-want-data The human body gives off billions of data points every day. Imagine if we could collect that data and make sense of it. We could actually provide health recommendations to patients based on real data analysis. That is what medical researchers and clinical [...]

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, News, V2018|

Best wireless standard for your application?

There are now many competing wireless standards, each with its own advantages and disadvantages in battery power consumption, transmission distance, and applicability to different uses. Which is the best wireless standard for your application? Download this whitepaper. Competing wireless standards There are many competing wireless standards including cellular, WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, LoRa and SigFox. Each [...]

October 9th, 2018|Categories: Downloadable Resources, Whitepaper, Wireless|