Category Archives: Silicon Valley

Digital Biosensing for Wearable Devices

Digital Biosensing

Wearable devices are rapidly becoming widely accepted. Learn about the sensors that do physiological sensing and their challenges and limitations. Also learn about battery limitations in wearable devices and how to overcome them. Learn about the many options for wireless communication at very low power. Mr. Walt Maclay, President and founder of Voler Systems, is […]

Panel: Practical Realities of Consulting

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Looking for new opportunities? If you are considering consulting as a career learn about the practical realities of consulting. The recorded session below offers insights into what it takes to launch a consulting practice and persevere. This is intended for engineers and managers who are considering a change to consulting. The panel shares their personal […]

Interesting Talk on Energy Harvesting Technologies

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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 […]

Long range low power wireless communication for IoT

Long range low power wireless

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 […]

Subcontracting: Do’s and Don’ts

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Whether you are looking for a new consulting assignment by subcontracting to a larger firm or looking to use subcontractors to expand your business, our panel with outline some important tips and considerations that will help grow your business. Learn: How to identify subcontracting opportunities and build relationships that lead to them Best practices for […]

Full-Stack Web Application Development

Full-Stack Development

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: What’s Hot, What’s Not

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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 […]

Grow your network even if you are an introvert

Networking

Networking is crucial for business and career advancement, but can be difficult for introverts who tend to dislike crowded places and find it difficult to just start talking with strangers. For a consultant or entrepreneur, creating a community of mutual support is important, but beginning a conversation with a stranger might seem impossible. This talk […]