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Volume 2019, Issue 2 Newsletter

In This Issue: Four Types of Prototypes During the product design, there are different development stages which require different types of prototypes. The first question you should ask yourself is what type of prototype do you need. Is it to demonstrate the functionality of the product, a simple visualization, or getting it ready for manufacture? [...]

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

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|

Celebrating Project Success One Little Win at a Time

One of the by-products of being an engineer is that I tend to focus on what’s going wrong, or could go wrong, on a project instead of acknowledging project success. While this is an excellent mindset for solving problems and performing risk management, in the realm of managing people, it falls short. Fortunately, we have [...]

January 27th, 2019|Categories: News, Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, Tight Schedule, V2019|

Volume 2019, Issue 1 Newsletter

In This Issue: Happy 2019! The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to look back and reflect on the year just ended and start gearing up for all a new year might bring. Here are the top resources that other engineers and engineering managers have found most useful in 2018.   Discover [...]

January 19th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, News, V2019|

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 [...]

Volume 2018, Issue 5 Newsletter

In This Issue: 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.” Check out Dr. [...]

December 21st, 2018|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, News, V2018|

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, 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: News|

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|

Volume 2018, Issue 4 Newsletter

In This Issue: image source: Kate Rutter Monster Projects Here is a fun description of 10 monster projects. I am sure you will be able to identify with one or more of them. Managing projects and risks is an important part of what we do here at Voler. Voler’s project management approach allows us [...]