Battery Limitations for Wearable Devices

Transcript of Walt Maclay "Battery Limitations for Wearable Devices" video Walt Maclay:  If battery technology advanced like semiconductors have, you would have a device the size of a pinhead that could power your car and it'd cost a penny. Unfortunately, we're never going to have that. If you want to get much, much denser [...]

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Batteries, News, Ultra Low Power, Video, Wearable Devices|

Electronic Design: “These Presentations Turned Heads at MDTX Day 2” by Chris DeMartino

We are excited to at MDTX 2018 and thrilled to be listing in Chris DeMartino's "These Presentations Turned Heads at MDTX Day 2" article about the conference. Here is what Chris DeMartino, Technical Editor at Electronic Design, had to say about Walt Maclay's talk. "Walt Maclay of Voler Systems focused in on “Building a Better [...]

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Batteries, Medical Devices, News, Sensors, V2018, Wearable Devices|

Walt Maclay Speaking at HardwareCon 2017

Walt Maclay will be speaking at HardwareCon 2017. A two-day conference exclusively for hardware startup entrepreneurs, and is structured to help founders catapult their businesses to the next levels of success. Walt will be sharing ultra low-power design techniques. We hope to see you there! Ultra Low-power design techniques Gone are the days when laptops drive the definition of [...]

February 5th, 2017|Categories: Batteries, News, Ultra Low Power, V2017|

5x Battery Life for Electric IMP based Product

Recently, we worked with a startup to improve the battery life for their connected product. It was based on the Murata's impModule™ module with an ARM processor and WiFi transceiver. They needed a battery life of many weeks, and it was less than one week. First, we looked at various parts of the circuit and [...]

January 28th, 2017|Categories: Batteries, IoT, Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, Ultra Low Power, V2017|

ReadWrite: Why We Need Battery Innovation—Now

We are excited to have an article in ReadWrite (formerly WearableWorld).  In the article Larry Burgess explains the latest options for powering wearable devices. He highlights the quest for the development of smaller, more efficient, and longer-lasting energy sources. He covers battery size, shape, capacity, and reliability for a number of energy source options: Lithium [...]

August 23rd, 2015|Categories: Batteries, News, Ultra Low Power|

Future of Design: Low Power

Gone are the days when laptops drive the definition of low-power.  Suppliers rely more and more on consultants to provide specific skills needed to design today’s exploding array of battery operated devices including wearable devices, home health, mhealth and implantable devices.  The most challenging problem is to support wireless devices with sufficiently long range and [...]

March 11th, 2015|Categories: Batteries, News, Trends, Ultra Low Power|