Wearable Devices

Wild and Crazy Wearable Devices

2018-2019 has been a great time for wearable tech. Memory, processing, and batteries are getting smaller and cheaper, leading to many innovative designs. This article will focus on the weird and wonderful in recent wearable designs. We have high-tech tattoos, wearables for pets, wearables for the elderly, babies, and couples. We have the practical but [...]

April 1st, 2019|Categories: V2019, Wearable Devices|

Wearable Sensors and Batteries at HIMSS 2019

Walt Maclay is honored to have spoken at HIMSS 2019 Conference in February. In the talk, Walt discussed the many challenges in sensor measurements such as heart rate, blood glucose, blood pressure, temperature, and blood oxygen, and the challenges of battery life in wearable devices.   Wearable Devices 2019 from Walt Maclay Also see a [...]

March 12th, 2019|Categories: Batteries, Ultra Low Power, V2019, Wearable Devices|

Highlights from HIMSS 2019

We really enjoyed attending the HIMSS 2019 Conference in February. It was fun to meet new folks and renew connections with others. Walt Maclay spoke at a well attended "Wearable Devices and Batteries" session. It generated interest in our Universal Health-Sensor Platform and our work on wearable devices. Thanks to Deborah Borfitz for the interview [...]

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Batteries, Medical Devices, V2019, Wearable Devices|

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|

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: Infographic, 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|

Demo of Voler’s Universal Health Sensor Platform

Transcript: This is the Universal Health Sensor Platform. There is a pulse oximeter attached to my finger and connected to the platform, which is then sending the data to the cloud, which is a platform created by Medium One. It displays real time data. It can also do real time processing. I'm connecting [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Medical Devices, Video, Wearable Devices|

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 [...]

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|