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Sensors-on-the-Go: The Growing World of Wearables

Our Rock West Solutions team has been heavily invested in signal processing development for many industries, including healthcare and defense. We focus a large portion of our time and effort into coming up with better ways to process signal …

Waste Not, Want Not: Using Big Data to Improve Healthcare

In the United States today, healthcare is a hotly debated topic. While everyone wants a better system, there is a large amount of conflict regarding how to achieve improvement. Key among any approach to improve the system is a single questi …

The Incredible Power of Signal Processing

Signal processing is a science that has unlimited applications. Everyone from the U.S. military to audio sound engineers to the healthcare industry deal in the signal processing arena each and every day. So vast is the power of signal proce …

3 Areas of Focus for Big Data in Healthcare

At the heart of most emerging healthcare technologies is data. We now live in a world in which little can be done without either collecting or analyzing data, particularly in the medical field. We consistently reap the benefits when big dat …

Signal Processing and the Structural Fire Safety Field

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has tabulated the results from the 2017 National Fire Experience Survey with the conclusion that more than 1.3 million fires occurred last year, which caused 3,400 civilian deaths and $23 bill …

Big Data in Medicine Is All About Questions

“Big Data” is justifiably one of the most exciting new tools available to various industries today, including medical science. Given that a portion of the work we do at Rock West Solutions is focused on the healthcare sector, we have a …

Signal Processing and the Brain at Purdue University

Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to read your mind, and the results are promising for the field of neurology. They have created an electronic chip that is small enough to be implanted safely into the brain and can detect si …

Improving Big Data by Improving the Data Field

When implementing big data, a frequently used strategy is harvesting all data possible and then finding ways to extract the most helpful metrics for purposes of analysis later. While this does generate a large volume of data, it is not unco …

3 Ways Big Data Makes Industry More Efficient

Completely shifting an industry paradigm poses many challenges, the most problematic being industry-wide acceptance. Many credit Henry Ford with revolutionizing the manufacturing world with his assembly line that allowed mass production of …