As first posted on Arena Solutions' blog http://www.arenasolutions.com/blog/post/flexible-wearable-electronics/ Flexible electronics technology has been around a long time in the form of flexible electrical connections and circuit boards. With more and more intelligent and small electrical components becoming available (nanotech sensors, IC and SOC radios, microprocessors), flexible electronic products are becoming smarter and finding more applications. [...]
The demand for the Internet of Things (IoT) devices has led to the introduction of a lot of interesting products. These IoT devices collect data from all kinds of places: from your home, from your shoes, from your body and from your computer. In many cases, what makes this possible is the innovation of sensors. We [...]
In this short video, Mark Brinkerhoff, President of Fusion Design Inc., shares why the "magic happens in the Silicon Valley". Magic Happens Here from Jeremy Brinkerhoff on Vimeo.
So you have a product idea. It can be quite a challenge to go from idea to product. Here are some tips on how to navigate through the process of designing your product, finding a manufacturer, as well as how to optimize your relationship with your manufacturer so that you and your customers are happy. Step 1: [...]
A modern smart phone has upward of a dozen different wireless options, this article explores the best wireless options for communicating with small devices from your smart phone based on the particulars of your application requirements. Overview The proliferation of clever apps for almost anything along with the availability of small, inexpensive radio modules and [...]
Voler Systems is part of a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that help hardware companies get their products to market quickly and cost-effectively. Being part of the Product Realization Group (PRG), offers our clients a “one-stop-shop” of outsourced new product introduction (NPI), new product development (NPD), regulatory compliance, cost reduction, and quality improvement services to help [...]
This article by Walt Maclay originally appeared in Wearable World News as "Innovation Trends For Sensors And Wearable Devices" at http://wearableworldnews.com/2014/05/21/innovation-trends-sensors-wearable-devices/ on May 21, 2014. Download the pdf here. In the last 18 months there has been an acceleration in the evolution of wearable devices that incorporate sensors. We think they are poised to break out [...]