2 February 2012
ANNAPOLIS, MD.–In many ways, it's the age of the sensor. Companies like Zephyr Technology, headquartered here, have seen that coming for years and are working to leverage both sensor and wireless communications technology to make useful products for various markets.
CTO Jonathan Woodward talked to us about Zephyr's BioHarness 3, the latest iteration of a body-sensing technology that the company has deployed on the battlefield and playing field. (He also talked to us about how they've deployed the technology for the NFL Scouting Combine).
In short, the company has evolved its design approach from proprietary to open because that's what customers are asking for: technologies, such as Bluetooth, that integrate with other technologies (cell phones, iPads, etc.) that they already have.
Woodward walks us in detail through how he and his team evolved and shrunk the original BioHarness design: