Is this “smart toilet” a medical device?

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 [...]

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Medical Devices, V2019, Wearable Devices, Whitepaper|

Wearable and Remote Patient Monitoring Webinar Now Available

Pitfalls of Medically Accurate Measurements In this webinar, Walt Maclay covers common bio-sensors used in wearables for remote patient monitoring and how to get medically accurate measurements. Heart rate. Heart rate is simple to implement in theory, but difficult to measure on the wrist. Measuring the electrical EKG signal requires good contact with the skin, [...]

January 30th, 2019|Categories: Medical Devices, News, V2019, Video, Wearable Devices|

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 [...]

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|

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|

Universal Health-Sensor Platform Highlighted in Steve Leibson’s Article “A Kit of Its Own

We are delighted to be featured by Steve Leibson on September 13, 2018 in the Electronic Engineering Journal, A Kit of Its Own: Voler Systems’ Health-Sensor Platform- Company Creates Pre-Engineered Prototyping Kit for Wireless IoT Medical Apps. Leibson's article describes an afternoon he spent with Walt Maclay, Voler's CEO, where Walt demonstrated the Voler Health-Sensor [...]

September 23rd, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, News, V2018, Wearable Devices|

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 [...]

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|