In This Issue:


Electronic NoseElectronic Nose

In much the same way as dogs with their keen sense of smell can be trained to detect odors, electronic devices can be built to perform this same task. “Electronic sensing” technology has applications in quality control, health care, crime and safety, and environmental monitoring.

Check out these new sensors


Innovation

Innovation Inside the Corporation

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 way to jumpstart their idea and to start receiving feedback.
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battery limitations for wearable devices UltracapacitorsTrends in Ultracapacitors

Ultracapacitors, also referred to as supercapacitors or double-layer capacitors, are electrochemical capacitors that have an unusually high energy density when compared to common capacitors. Ultracapacitors are well suited to replace batteries in many applications.

Can you replace your battery?

 


Want to Learn More?

Walt Maclay enjoys talking about the practical issues and trends that firms are facing in electronic system design. Walt is happy to speak at local Bay Area events including San Jose, San Francisco, and Palo Alto.

Walt’s favorite topics for Lunch Events include:

  • How to evaluate sensor accuracy and precision
  • Trends in Wearable devices
  • Ultra low power design
  • Managing design risk
  • Component selection
  • Hardware/Software Where to draw the line
  • Value of Expertise

Invite Walt to a lunch and learn.


Upcoming Events

Hardware Happy Hour – Aug 23

https://www.meetup.com/SV-Hardware-Startup-to-Scale/events/252908776/

Silicon Valley Hardware Symposium Sept 20

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-silicon-valley-hardware-symposium-tickets-42718027771?discount=VOLER-15


About Our Organization…

Voler Systems offers expert engineering services for new product design, medical device design, instrumentation design, and data acquisition systems.

 

We are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control, and power management.