Electrical Engineering Consultant for Optiscan Biomedical in Hayward, CA.
Trained over 80 academic leaders in the use of digital technology to transform traditional programs into virtual and digital delivery of instruction.
Beth Ann Hockey is an expert in language based AI. She uses her strong background in Computational Linguistics to enhance products with conversational interfaces. She develops systems architecture, algorithms, and data strategy for conversational AI, dialogue systems and intelligent agents. Beth Ann provides AI technical support, tech evaluation, and training for all sizes and stages […]
PATCA is a community of experts and at our June meeting, Christopher Hansen, PhD a long-time PATCA member and founder of Covariant Corporation, gave a detailed briefing on the current state and likely evolution of the Wifi family of wireless communication protocols. Wi‐Fi is a brand name for devices that have passed a certification test from the Wi‐Fi […]
Interesting talk about energy harvesting technologies by Brian Zahnstecher from PowerRox. Opportunities in Energy Harvesting All across the entire world of electronics one will see mention of the importance of optimizing efficiency and nowhere is this more important than in the low power application space. Unfortunately, most of these mentions merely pay lip service […]
CAN networks are mandated for diagnostic use for every car sold in California, and as a result most cars sold in the United States rely on them. Bob Boys has worked with a number of car makers on tools to design and debug CAN networks and he provided both a well thought out overview as […]
by Walt Maclay, President of Voler Systems, a leading provider for electronic design and embedded firmware. A great project manager is able to work with internal resources, vendors, and ultimately the client to deliver requirements that are on schedule, on budget, and to specification. Before starting a project, there should be a well-defined scope of […]
With wide-scale IoT solutions being implemented, we are seeing an emerging set of new long-range low-power wireless technologies being developed. The focus of much IoT innovation is on low power protocols that support remote battery-operated devices which send small amounts of data for a duration from months to years. This talk will provide an overview […]
Building websites has changed a lot in the last 10 years. In the past, websites were primarily informational, ran off in-house hardware, and required hiring an IT specialist to maintain. Today, websites have replaced entire desktop applications, and allow you to store all of your data in the cloud. Cloud services provide software we used […]
Startups play an important role in the Silicon Valley economy. Startup expert Sean Murphy weighs in on technology startups to give us his verdict on which technologies will have a major impact and which ones are stagnating. He will summarize startup trends and explore how they connect to the Silicon Valley ecosystem including consultants and […]