Hardware Is No Longer Hard

Steve Venuti, VP Marketing, Keyssa

For the longest time, hardware was exactly as the name suggests: hard, rigid, inflexible. Purchasing an HDTV or a cell phone meant first choosing a screen size…features were the next level of decision making. Why? Because the physical form factor, whether on your wall or in your pocket or purse, was not going to change. It was immutable. But all that is changing.

2 Cases in Point: Displays and Phones

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New Advancements in Medical Connector Technology

Andrew N. Goldberg, MD, MSCE
Professor and Director, Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

The first line in a recent article published in News-Medical.net (“Infection Control by Sterilizing Medical Connectors & Equipment”) says it all:

“The importance of sterilizing medical connectors and equipment is impossible to overstate.”

 

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The Fundamental Problem with I/O: There is No Moore’s Law for Pins

Roger Isaac, Chief Technology Officer; Keyssa, Co-architect, VPIO

Ajay Bhatt, Former Chief I/O Architect, Intel; Co-architect, VPIO

Learn more at www.vpio.org

It’s been 50 years since Gordon Moore published his prophetic observation, and as we all know, it has had a seminal impact on the development of solid-state devices. It’s been the basis for the speed of development of processors. It’s had a similar impact on the development of SSDs. But there is one key area of computing that has not seen the benefits of Moore’s Law.

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Pogo Pins: A 40-Year-Old Technology

Guest Blog Post
David Pheteplace, Senior VP, Bishop & Associates

One of the older, widely used contacts, the pogo pin, has long established itself as a reliable and trustworthy technology for many applications. Named after the pogo stick toy over forty years ago, this golden spring-loaded contact has played a vital role in making temporary connections, usually for electronic testing, since it was first created.

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Patent Portfolio: The Key to Fundamental Positioning

Guest Blog Post
Mark Lemmo, Strategic Advisor

Since Keyssa’s inception, the CEO and board have committed to invest in developing a high-speed contactless connector portfolio and as a result, the company has produced fundamental patents in this field.  Keyssa currently has over 200 patents issued and filed in the US and abroad and is recognized as the technology leader in this space.

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Reliving Keyssa’s Early Years: An Evening with Stanford MBA Students

By Steve Venuti, VP Strategic Solutions

Last Thursday evening, I spent 2 hours at Stanford’s Business School participating in Rob Siegel’s class entitled: “Entrepreneurship – Formation of New Ventures.” Stanford has written a case study on the transitional days of Keyssa when Eric Almgren was brought in as CEO and all the management issues associated with that kind of fundamental organizational change.

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