Leads Development of Advanced Sensing Technologies for Government
Xconomy San Diego, February 25, 2009
by Bruce V. Bigelow
Under the Pentagon’s Warfighter Physiological Status Monitor program, QUASAR has developed what it calls “capacitive sensors” that can be sewn into fabric to remotely monitor soldiers’ heartbeats.
Mind-Reading Computers Replicate
WIRED, March 18, 2008
by Noah Shachtman
This Air Force has also handed out a contract to Quantum Applied Science and Research, Inc. — that’s right, QUASAR for short — to perfect a mind-reading interface for squads of killer drones.
Sensors get great reception – Ultrasensitive devices don’t have
to be close by
San Diego Union Tribune, October 5, 2007
By Mike Freeman
San Diego-based QUASAR, also known as Quantum Applied Science & Research, is performing the experiments as part of a Pentagon-funded program to develop sensor technology for the Future Force Warrior uniform – which is expected to be worn by the next generation of soldiers.
Nonintrusive, Wearable Bioelectrodes for Monitoring the Heart
Sensors, September 1, 2007
By Robert Matthews
Improved noncontact electrodes and noninvasive hybrid biosensors enable fast, reliable readings of hearts and brains, without requiring contact with the skin.
‘through-clothing’ ECG technology
Director-e, August 13, 2007
by John Gibbon
Quantum Applied Science and Research (QUASAR) Inc. is currently developing the first truly non-invasive cardiac diagnostic and monitoring products.
develops Cardiac Monitoring technology
Fiber2fashion, August 7, 2007
QUASAR’s current prototype system for performing through-clothing ECG measurement includes two sensors and an electronics module. The sensors can be placed in an ECG belt, or sewn into a shirt.
Monitoring for Soldiers on the Move
National Defense: NDIA’s Business & Technology Magazine , August , 2007
The noninvasive system, which is a product of Quasar of San Diego, Calif., is being used as a portion of the “war fighter physiological status monitor” that has been integrated with the Army’s future force warrior uniform.
Mesa Startup Perfecting Sensors the Size of Coins to Detect Brain
San Diego Business Journal, July 9, 2007
by Brad Graves
The Sorrento Mesa company, known as Quasar for short, is developing sensors the size of small coins that can be placed next to someone’s head to detect brain waves.
Military Medical Technology: Vital Signs, May 22, 2007
QUASAR’s most revolutionary sensors are capacitive sensors – so sensitive that they can measure the electric signals without actually making an electrical connection with the body.
a Capacitively Coupled, Noncontact Electrode for ECG Monitoring
Sensors, December 1, 2005
by Jaime M. Lee, Frederick Pearce, Craig Morrissette, Andrew D. Hibbs, Robert Matthews
A new device capable of measuring electrocardiogram (ECG) interbeat intervals through clothing is being considered by the U.S. Army for its Future Force Warrior System uniform of the future.