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ADVANCED ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICESINNOVATION THROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Designing innovative products through emerging technologies…        EXPERTISE                                            S...
MARKETS WE SERVE          Implantable Devices           Monitoring Technologies   Communications     Radar & Sensors      ...
OUR CLIENTELE SUBSETCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT & RAPID PROTOTYPING                        1 CONCEPT IDENTIFICATION            2 ARCHITECTURE         ...
DESIGN, REFINEMENT, & COMMERCIALIZATION                        1 FINALIZE REQUIREMENTS               2 DESIGN             ...
HOW WE ENGAGE                                   TIME & MATERIAL WITH GATES                                                ...
ADVANCED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS & FIRMWARE                                                                                      ...
POWER & ANALOG ELECTRONICS                                                                                        ANALOG &...
RADIO FREQUENCY & WIRELESS SYSTEMS                                                                                        ...
VALIDUS PROCESS FLOW & ASSETS                          CONCEPT DESIGN &    COMPONENT        SCHEMATIC &      PCB     PROTO...
CONTINUOUS COMPLEMENTARY PARTNERSHIPS                                                   Specialized                       ...
WORK PRODUCT EXAMPLESCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
DEFENSE APPLICATION              » DEEPLY EMBEDDED SECURE ROUTER              » DEPLOYED FOR MOBILE APPLICATION           ...
RFID MACHINE TOOL RECOGNITION              » METHOD TO ID & TRACK MACHINE ASSETS              » MULTIPLE RFID TECHNOLOGIES...
IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL SENSOR              » WIRELESS MEMS BASED DESIGN              » DEEP TISSUE RANGE              » REAL-...
CONSUMER PRODUCT              » PLANT MOISTURE SENSOR              » BATTERY-POWERED WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY              » RE...
INDUSTRIAL SENSOR APPLICATION              » HEAVY MACHINE POSITION SENSOR              » HIGH SPEED, 1/100° ACCURACY     ...
LEACH MONITORING SYSTEM              »   24/7 TEMPERATURE & OXYGEN SENSING           2              »   SELF-HEALING NETWO...
RF EMISSIONS SENSOR              TRIAGE CUSTOMER DESIGN              » REDUCED PROBLEMATIC CROSSTALK              » IMPROV...
ENERGY HARVESTING SPEED SENSOR              » SELF CONTAINED POWERED SENSOR              » NON-CONTACT DESIGN             ...
LOCATIONS              VALIDUS – PEORIA HQ                  420 N. MAIN STREET                  EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS 6161...
MoreValid.us
VALIDUS DESIGN CAPABILITIESCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
ADVANCED EMBEDDED HARDWARE & FIRMWARE                                                      Validus FLEX-ARM Platform      ...
RF & WIRELESS                                   Electronically Tunable Active Duplexer               »    RF DESIGN – COTS...
WIRELESS SENSOR MODULE                  Validus ADEO Zigbee Module              » SMALL FORM FACTOR 20x35mm              »...
RFID TECHNOLOGIES              » MICRO IMPLANTABLE BIOSENSORS              » PASSIVE, ACTIVE & HYBRID SYSTEMS DESIGN      ...
PCB DESIGN CAPABILITIES              »   HIGH VOLUME COST SENSITIVE PRODUCTS              »   COMPLEX ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIE...
PCB DESIGN PROCESS FLOW              » REVIEW SCHEMATIC, PRELIM BOM, APPROVAL & RELEASE              » INITIAL PARTS PLACE...
ANSOFT HFSSTM       FULL 3D ELECTROMAGNETIC SIMULATION SOFTWARE              » HIGH-SPEED DIGITAL              » RF DESIGN...
EXAMPLE DESIGN – TESTER              » LARGE COMPLEX POWER, ANALOG & DIGITAL                TEST PLATFORM              » T...
EXAMPLE LAYOUT – MOTOR DRIVER              » CURRENT CONTROLLED BRUSHED DC DRIVER              » 20A @ 30V CONTINUOUS     ...
RADIO FREQUENCY SIMULATION              » HFSS FULL 3D EM SIMULATION              » FEWER COSTLY TOOLING CYCLES           ...
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  1. 1. ADVANCED ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICESINNOVATION THROUGH EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
  2. 2. Designing innovative products through emerging technologies… EXPERTISE SERVICES » Advanced Embedded Systems & Firmware » Concept & Rapid Prototyping » Power & Analog Electronics » Design & Refinement » Radio Frequency & Wireless Systems » Commercialization OUR DIFFERENCE HOW WE ENGAGE » Strong Technical Management & Engineering Staff » Time & Materials » Network of Complementary Partners » Fixed Priced Contracts » Lower Net Overhead Rates per Project Investment » It’s Your IPCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  3. 3. MARKETS WE SERVE Implantable Devices Monitoring Technologies Communications Radar & Sensors MEDICAL DEFENSE Industrial Control & Healthcare Systems Automation Portable Patient Monitors Mining Systems Health & Wellness Networked HVAC Systems Portable Consumer Metering Data Devices CONSUMER INDUSTRIAL Concentrators Home & Building Low-end Appliances Internet Appliances Point-of-Sale AutomationCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  4. 4. OUR CLIENTELE SUBSETCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  5. 5. CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT & RAPID PROTOTYPING 1 CONCEPT IDENTIFICATION 2 ARCHITECTURE » Requirements Clarification » Component & Tech Identification » Interface Specifications » Simulation & Analysis » Risk Mitigation » Initial Intellectual Property Capture » Customer Product Evaluation » Schematics Capture & Initial BOM 3 RAPID PROTOTYPING 4 TESTING & EVALUATION » Breadboard Testing » Baseline Testing & Documentation » Evaluation Kit Interfacing » Schematics Update » Firmware Coding » Firmware Updates & Validation » PCB Layout, Kit & Populate » Next Phase PlanningCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  6. 6. DESIGN, REFINEMENT, & COMMERCIALIZATION 1 FINALIZE REQUIREMENTS 2 DESIGN » Form, Fit, Functional » Refine to Meet Requirements » EMI/EMC & Safety Compliance » Update Schematics, Layout » Cost & Manufacturing Planning » Update Firmware » Life Cycle Planning » Stakeholder Review 3 PREPRODUCTION SAMPLES 4 PRODUCTION TRANSFER » Coordinate CM Production » Design & Test EOL Fixtures » Validate Initial Samples » Finalize QA Plan » Pre-Compliance Testing » Facilitate First Production Samples » Stakeholder Field Trials » Qualify & Stakeholder Sign-offCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  7. 7. HOW WE ENGAGE TIME & MATERIAL WITH GATES » For new designs or high risk concepts INITIAL ENGAGEMENT » Work divided into gates/phases » Problem & Requirements Analysis » Each gate has defined deliverables & timetable » Initial Concept Development » Stakeholder review at each gate to reassess MIXED CONTRACTS » Define Scope & Deliverables progress moving forward » Resource, Timeline, Capital Estimates » Risk managed by gates & requirements » Risk Analysis & Management Plan management FIXED PRICE WITH COST PLUS » Firm designs nearing commercialization Customer Owns » Incremental improvements Intellectual Property » Risk managed by gates & requirements managementCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  8. 8. ADVANCED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS & FIRMWARE HUMAN INTERFACE COMPUTING » ARM M3-M4, A5-A8 Processors DEEPLY EMBEDDED PLATFORMS » Custom Touch Display Integration SMART-NETWORK SENSORS » ARM M0-M5, A5 Processors » Network Capability » Battery Operated Sensor Networks » Wireless Connectivity to the Cloud » Various Power Options » Zigbee & IPv6 Mesh Technologies » PoE LAN, USB, CAN Networks » Configurable Memory for Applications » Bluetooth Low Energy » FPGA & Custom High-Speed Circuits » Real-time Capability » Wearable Electronics » Secure Network Protocols » Micro-power E-Harvest Design » Optimized I/O for Specific Applications » MEMS, GPS & Sensing Options Assembler / C code on hardware RTOS with File Systems FULL MMU OS & Networking Linux/COTSPROCESSOR FAMILIES: ARM-Cortex, Atmel, Microchip, Samsung, MSP430, 8051 & DSP ArchitecturesFPGA/CPLD FAMILIES: Xilinx, Altera, Actel, Lattice COPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  9. 9. POWER & ANALOG ELECTRONICS ANALOG & MIXED SIGNAL POWER ELECTRONICS » Advanced Mixed Signal Design » Vehicle, Offline, PoE » Receiver/Transmitter Circuits BATTERY POWERED CIRCUITS » Near-Field Electronics Expertise » Micro-Amp Circuit Designs » Switched-Mode & Linear Design » AC-DC, DC-DC Custom Designs » Noise Reduction & Management » Hybrid Power Supply Design » Precision Sensing Circuitry » Rechargeable Circuits » High-Power to Micro-Power Design » E-Harvest Integration » Motor-Drivers & Controllers » Multiple Chemistry Operation SOLID FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCED EMBEDDED & RF SYSTEM DESIGNSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  10. 10. RADIO FREQUENCY & WIRELESS SYSTEMS RFIC / MMIC TECHNOLOGIES RADIO FREQUENCY DESIGN » MMIC Simulation, Layout & Test » Near-Field & Far-Field Design » Foundry Agnostic WIRELESS MODULES » GaAs PA/LNA & Digital Design » Zigbee, Bluetooth, WiFi » Multiple RFID Integration » Advanced Antennas » IC Test & Characterization » Proprietary ISM Design » Wire-bond Prototype Builds from Dice » Application Specific Modules » Design for Matl. Specific Applications » Design for Global Markets » RF Front-end Design 125kHz to 80GHz » PAN to LAN Applications RF EXPERTISE PROVIDES A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR ALL VALIDUS ELECTRONICS DESIGNSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  11. 11. VALIDUS PROCESS FLOW & ASSETS CONCEPT DESIGN & COMPONENT SCHEMATIC & PCB PROTOTYPE SYSTEM TEST & ASSETS LAYOUT FABRICATION VALIDATION SIMULATION ARCHITECTURE FIRMWARE DESIGNMathworks   Altium Designer    LT SPICE   Ansoft HFSS  Agilent ADS    Agilent Vee   Eclipse Tool Chains    PWB Suppliers  3D CAD Packages  Partner CMs   Component Manuf.    Partner EMC/EMI Labs  Doc & Source Control       COPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  12. 12. CONTINUOUS COMPLEMENTARY PARTNERSHIPS Specialized Material Engineering Contract Sciences Manufacturers Mechanical Component Engineering Manufacturers Specialized Component FAB Facilities Distributors Academia Industrial Research Testing & Design ComplianceCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  13. 13. WORK PRODUCT EXAMPLESCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  14. 14. DEFENSE APPLICATION » DEEPLY EMBEDDED SECURE ROUTER » DEPLOYED FOR MOBILE APPLICATION » DYNAMIC CONFIGURATION » ARM CORTEX WITH RTOS & IP STACK » FIELD UPGRADABLECOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  15. 15. RFID MACHINE TOOL RECOGNITION » METHOD TO ID & TRACK MACHINE ASSETS » MULTIPLE RFID TECHNOLOGIES » DESIGNED FOR LONG LIFE-CYCLE » HYBRID PASSIVE, ACTIVE RFID » DESIGNED FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  16. 16. IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL SENSOR » WIRELESS MEMS BASED DESIGN » DEEP TISSUE RANGE » REAL-TIME CAPTURE » ENERGIZED WIRELESSLY » MULTIPLE PATENTS PENDINGCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  17. 17. CONSUMER PRODUCT » PLANT MOISTURE SENSOR » BATTERY-POWERED WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY » REMOTE DISPLAY FOR MULTIPLE PLANTS » SOIL ADAPTABLE » INDOOR & OUTDOOR USECOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  18. 18. INDUSTRIAL SENSOR APPLICATION » HEAVY MACHINE POSITION SENSOR » HIGH SPEED, 1/100° ACCURACY » ENABLES ADVANCED GPS CONTROL » NON-CONTACT DESIGN » PATENT #7746067COPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  19. 19. LEACH MONITORING SYSTEM » 24/7 TEMPERATURE & OXYGEN SENSING 2 » SELF-HEALING NETWORK » BATTERY-POWER SENSORS 3 » FLEXIBLE FOR LEACHING OPERATIONS 1 » SECURE OPEN BSD GATEWAY » SATELLITE LINKED » HARSH ENVIRONMENTCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  20. 20. RF EMISSIONS SENSOR TRIAGE CUSTOMER DESIGN » REDUCED PROBLEMATIC CROSSTALK » IMPROVED OVERALL S/N PERFORMANCE » DEVELOPED LOW-COST ISOLATED POWER SUPPLIES FOR RUGGED REQUIREMENTS » REDUCED EMI & CONDUCTED EMISSIONS » AGGRESSIVE STANDARD COST TARGETCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  21. 21. ENERGY HARVESTING SPEED SENSOR » SELF CONTAINED POWERED SENSOR » NON-CONTACT DESIGN » DEEPLY EMBEDDED » WIRELESS DATA TRANSFER » HARSH OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT » PATENT PENDINGCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  22. 22. LOCATIONS VALIDUS – PEORIA HQ 420 N. MAIN STREET EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS 61611 CONTACT: SAIF ANWAR | saif@valid.us VALIDUS – PHOENIX 605 E. GRANT STREET, STE 104 PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85004 CONTACT: DAVID PAUL | dpaul@valid.usCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
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  24. 24. VALIDUS DESIGN CAPABILITIESCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  25. 25. ADVANCED EMBEDDED HARDWARE & FIRMWARE Validus FLEX-ARM Platform » CLIENT SPECIFIC PROCESSOR PLATFORMS » ARM SYSTEMS REDUCES NRE & TTM » SMALL SENSORS TO LARGE T&M SYSTEMS » FPGA, DSP & PROCESSOR SOLUTIONS » C/C++ REAL-TIME APPLICATIONS » LINUX, OPEN BSD, PROPRIETARY OSNRE – None Recurring Engineering ExpensesTTM – Time to MarketT&M – Test & MeasurementCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  26. 26. RF & WIRELESS Electronically Tunable Active Duplexer » RF DESIGN – COTS INTEGRATION & MMIC » MICRO TO KILOWATT POWER » BLUETOOTH, WiFi, ZIGBEE, PAN & MESH » NEAR FIELD TO 80GHz » APPLICATION SPECIFIC MODULES & ANTENNAS » MMIC FOUNDRY SELECTION BASED ON REQUIREMENTS COTS – Commercial of the shelf MMIC – Monolithic Microware Integrated Circuit PAN – Personal Area NetworkCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  27. 27. WIRELESS SENSOR MODULE Validus ADEO Zigbee Module » SMALL FORM FACTOR 20x35mm » RUN-TIME SELECTABLE ANTENNAS » 4km OPERATIONAL RANGE » ARM CORTEX M3 PROCESSOR » ULTRA-LOW POWER » 32kHz REAL-TIME CLOCKCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  28. 28. RFID TECHNOLOGIES » MICRO IMPLANTABLE BIOSENSORS » PASSIVE, ACTIVE & HYBRID SYSTEMS DESIGN » STANDARD & PROPRIETARY PROTOCOLS » NEAR-FIELD TO FAR-FIELD DESIGN » METAL, LIQUIDS, HUMAN TISSUE APPLICATIONSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  29. 29. PCB DESIGN CAPABILITIES » HIGH VOLUME COST SENSITIVE PRODUCTS » COMPLEX ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES » HARSH ENVIRONMENTAL-TEMP, EMC, EMI, SHOCK & VIBE » PCB TECHNOLOGY MATCH TO APPLICATION » PCBA – CONTRACT MANUFACTURER MATCH TO CUSTOMER » DESIGN TO MANUFACTURE AWARENESS » QA PLANNING & TESTINGCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  30. 30. PCB DESIGN PROCESS FLOW » REVIEW SCHEMATIC, PRELIM BOM, APPROVAL & RELEASE » INITIAL PARTS PLACEMENT ANALYSIS FOR DFM, PHYSICAL HOUSING, & THERMAL MANAGEMENT » REVIEW PLACEMENT, ENGINEERING, CUSTOMER & CM, APPROVAL » LAYOUT PHASE WITH ENGINEERING SIGNAL ANALYSIS » FINAL REVIEW, APPROVAL & RELEASE TO PCB VENDORCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  31. 31. ANSOFT HFSSTM FULL 3D ELECTROMAGNETIC SIMULATION SOFTWARE » HIGH-SPEED DIGITAL » RF DESIGN » PCB ANTENNA DESIGN FOR EMBEDDED WIRELESS APPLICATIONS » EMI ANALYSIS » REDUCES TOOLING & NRE CYCLESCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  32. 32. EXAMPLE DESIGN – TESTER » LARGE COMPLEX POWER, ANALOG & DIGITAL TEST PLATFORM » THERMAL CONTROL » MULTIPLE FPGA CONTROLLERS » OVER 2000 COMPONENTS » TESTER FOR HIGH POWER MICROPROCESSORSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  33. 33. EXAMPLE LAYOUT – MOTOR DRIVER » CURRENT CONTROLLED BRUSHED DC DRIVER » 20A @ 30V CONTINUOUS » SMALL HIGH DENSITY PACKAGING » MEDICAL APPLICATIONCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
  34. 34. RADIO FREQUENCY SIMULATION » HFSS FULL 3D EM SIMULATION » FEWER COSTLY TOOLING CYCLES » COMPLEX RF STRUCTURES » ANTENNA DESIGN » SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE ANALYSIS » MILITARY & MEDICAL APPLICATIONSCOPYRIGHT © VALIDUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

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