Sleep plays a vital role in your wellbeing and overall health. According to Forbes, the smart wearables market is expected to be $27B by 2022. With consumers embracing wearables, a majority of these wearables will attempt to monitor sleep. Accurate sleep monitoring can have both short-term and long-term impacts on people's lives including the ability to detect sleep apnea, prevent chronic diseases and heart attacks.
However, monitoring sleep accurately poses several challenges - what to measure, how to measure effectively and which form factors are effective. The session will explore low power and highly integrated sensors that are critical to designing wearables and also discuss effective form factors to exploit this market.
Speaker Biography (Tapan Shah)
Tapan joined Maxim in 2013. He has more than 10 years of experience in Analog and Mixed Signal Circuit Design. In his current role he is responsible for product definition and architecture for Maxim's sensor portfolio, focusing on fitness and wellness wearable sensors using optics. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from Gujarat University, India, and a Master's degree in EE from California State University.
Company Profile (Maxim Integrated)
Maxim develops innovative analog ICs for the automotive, industrial, healthcare, mobile consumer, and cloud data center markets. We make technology smaller, smarter, more secure and energy efficient, so that our customers can meet the demands of an integrated world. Learn more at http://www.maximintegrated.com.