Thanks for the coverage Brian! Just dropping by to let you know we just launched a new website, so some of the old links are broken. The new link for the report is: http://semico.com/content/mobile-healthcare-new-technology-healthy-lifestyle
In a medical implantable device, the battery is sensitive to peak current demands of the electronics, as noted in two recent industry articles (one co-authored by Energizer and an app note from TI). You can obtain about 50% increased battery life by reducing repetitive peak current demands. Here is a technology that helps reduce IC peak current, InnovaClockControl, http://www.innovaclockcontrol.com/low_power_vlsi_design.html
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.