Technology Enabling A Healthier World: The future Of Medical Wearables (Wearable USA 2018)

Mr Craig Easson, Managing Director
Maxim Integrated
United States

Presentation Summary

Prevention, early detection, and chronic disease monitoring are part of a push toward a new wave of wearable technology. With engineers and healthcare professionals laying the groundwork for more personalized and continuous monitoring, characteristics such as long battery life, accuracy, small form factor, and clinical performance are wearable essentials for health and wellness applications.

Speaker Biography (Craig Easson)

Craig Easson is the Managing Director of IC Design for the Sensors Group in the Industrial & Healthcare Business Unit at Maxim Integrated. Since 2013, he has led the design of various Bio Sensor Modules, including Maxim's first heart rate monitor, ECG, and IR thermometer. With more than 17 years at Maxim, Craig has a deep understanding of the industry with experience designing Operational Amplifiers, Audio Drivers, Video Filters, and Display Driver ICs. Prior to joining Maxim, Craig worked for 8 years in the Medical Physics Department of Kings College Hospital. He gained his MSc in Microelectronics from the University of Southampton in the UK.

Company Profile (Maxim Integrated)

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