Smaller size sensors can be integrated more easily into small medical devices, this will grant them more functions and make them easier to use by the patients. I was amazed to see the technical characteristic of hip protectors my mother-in-law uses, recently she bought new protectors that are much better than the old ones and provide better functions.
All of those regulations are why my product won't be sold to EU residents. They can lease them, but if they choose to get rid of them they must be returned. Of course, my products are well worth repairing and being re-sold here, or leased to some other EU party. Now I am waiting for the leasing to become ilegal as well. Then they will need to purchase the much more expensive products from others.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.