LEDs: Lighting Up Milpitas Library

We are excited to see the kids experimenting with the Everbright Wall Display, a networked array of LEDs, at Milpitas Library. The are kids having fun manipulating the 476 light dials on the light wall, to create different patterns by adjusting each of these RGB LED dials. The Everbright Light Wall will be on display [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Recent Electronic & Embedded Design Projects, V2018, Video|

Amazing Robots

Here are some amazing robots that we would like to share with you. Hope that you will be as inspired as we are! Upcoming Events SV Hardware Symposium: Robotics and Automation Thursday Sept 20 at Computer History Museum in Mountain View RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-silicon-valley-hardware-symposium-tickets-42718027771 [...]

August 16th, 2018|Categories: V2018, Video|

Moe Sasaki on Externships at Voler Systems

We are committed to providing life-changing opportunities for young, aspiring individuals. This year we had someone from the Japan Biodesign program visit for three weeks as an extern. Below is one of the conversations that Walt Maclay and Rio Valdes had with Moe Sasaki and her startup team.  

June 21st, 2018|Categories: News, V2018, Video|

Building a Better Wearable Device and Getting it Cleared through FDA with Walt Maclay

In this video, Walt Maclay discusses the issues involved with bringing wearable medical devices from an idea to FDA approval based on his firms many experiences. He explores areas including user interface issues, battery life, different sensing technologies, data security, and verification to meet FDA and CE requirements.

June 1st, 2018|Categories: Medical Devices, News, V2018, Video, Wearable Devices|

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|

Security is not a bolt-on feature, it needs to be built into your IoT and wearable devices

Security can not be an afterthought for IoT and wearable devices, it must be designed in from the very beginning. It must be addressed in all phases of the project, including system design, test and validation. Security tradeoffs and implementation will impact Hardware requirements and power consumption End-to-end connectivity Testing and validation Why is IoT [...]

February 28th, 2018|Categories: Embedded Systems, IoT, V2018, Video, Wearable Devices|

Low Data Rate Links for IoT Presentation

In case you missed Walt Maclay's "Low Data Rate Links for IoT" presentation, here is the video. Long range low power wireless communication for IoT With wide-scale IoT solutions being implemented, we are seeing an emerging set of new wireless technologies being developed. The focus of much IoT innovation is on low [...]

August 26th, 2017|Categories: IoT, News, V2017, Video, Wireless|

Ultra Low-Power Design Techniques

If you missed Walt Maclay's talk on "Ultra Low-Power Design Techniques", he shared design techniques to overcome battery limitations often required for IoT, home health, mhealth, and implantable medical and/or wearable devices. It takes a combination of system design, circuit design, and software to achieve an ultra low-power solution. Walt covers the key power saving techniques [...]

March 17th, 2017|Categories: News, Ultra Low Power, V2017, Video|

Missed Bay ACM’s “Sensors, Wearable Devices, and IoT”

If you missed Voler Systems at Bay ACM's talk "Sensors, Wearable Devices and Internet of Things", Walt Maclay presented the latest trends and challenges he sees for sensors, wearable devices and IoT,  he has a Wearable World News' article at http://wearableworldnews.com/2014/05/21/innovation-trends-sensors-wearable-devices/.