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Volume 2019, Issue 4 Newsletter

Here is what Voler Systems has been up to: Recent projects Designed a device for measuring liquid incorporating wireless charging Developed a cryptocurrency secure wallet We designed a USB3 interface for a thrombectomy pump for a large medical device company. Voler fixed and delivered a wearable health prototype that two prior firms failed to complete. [...]

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

Smart Toilet Seat

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 [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Infographic, Medical Devices, News|

Volume 2019, Issue 3 Newsletter

In This Issue: Wireless Charging Wireless charging is convenient with no cables to connect. Some mechanical designers understand the real benefit to wireless charging but few others do. Real benefit of wireless charging   Design Challenges with Pre-production Parts With extreme leading edge components, sometimes called cutting edge, you can differentiate your product. These components [...]

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Electronic Design Services Newsletters, News, V2019|

Wireless Charging

Leave your cables at home Wireless charging eliminates the cable typically required to charge wearable devices, mobile phones and cordless appliances. With a wireless charger, the battery inside any battery-powered appliance can be charged by simply placing the appliance close to a wireless power transmitter or a designated charging station. Tightly coupled wireless charging technology [...]

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Batteries, News, Ultra Low Power, V2019, Wearable Devices, Wireless|

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|