Redfish Instruments, Inc.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060, US
Electronics & Instrumentation
Headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA, Redfish Instruments, Inc. is an early stage company engaged in design, manufacture, and sales of iOS & Android enabled electronic test instrumentation. The companies first product, the iDVM, is an award winning (Test and Measurement World’s 2012 “Best in Test” award & Engineering Design News 2011 “Hot 100” award) iOS enabled multimeter aimed at the $500M handheld meter market. The patent pending technology developed in the iDVM will be advanced and leveraged to extend to other test and measurement instruments. Extending the use of mobile computing systems to test and measurement is the next quantum step in the evolution of test and measurement. By being the first in this space, Redfish Instruments is well positioned to take a leading role in the important advancement of test and measurement.
Products / Services
iDVM – iOS enabled wireless multimeter
The iDVM is the worlds first iPhone, iPad & iPod enabled wireless multimeter. The iDVM is used to measure and log voltage, current, and resistance. The data recorded by the iDVM is wirelessly transmitted via WiFi to an iOS device for display, rendering, analysis, and export to other devices or applications. Utilizing the unique features of the iOS device, the data can be easily emailed, shared via ad hoc sever or DropBox. The iDVM has measurement resolution and
IDVM lte – released mid-December 2012
iDVM lte – Android and iOS enabled wireless accessory for Fieldpiece measurement heads. Fieldpiece makes a host of measurement sensors for HAVAC/R technicians permitting them to measure – Voltage (<600VRMS), Current (<400A), % relative humidity, temperature, vacuum, pressure. The iDVM lte permits the measurements made with these sensors to be wirelessly transmitted to an iOS or Android device.
The iDVM II includes all features and capabilities of the original iDVM and includes Android compatibility, Autonomous data logging (the phone or tablet computer no longer needs to be tethered to the iDVM to log data), cost reduction of 38%, and extended battery life.
President Executive Officer
As President and CEO of Ambios Technology, Inc., Patrick and his colleagues successfully built a world-class scientific instrument company focused on surface measurement and visualization. The company was recognized by Frost & Sullivan as an entrepreneurial company of the year in 2008. In 2009 INC magazine listed Ambios Technology, Inc. among the fastest growing companies in North America. Patrick successfully negotiated the sale of the company to KLA-Tencor Corp. in 2010. Patrick received his BS in Physics from the University of Oregon.
Vice President Engineering
David Lavo, Ph.D.
While at Hewlett-Packard, David developed and tested diagnostic tools for Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI Designs. His experience at HP provided great insight into electronic instrument design and development. Most recently David’s efforts involving projects related to statistical and scientific applications for mobile devices have fostered his interest in enabling control of electrical test and measurement systems via mobile devices. David received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of California Santa Cruz.
Vice President Engineering
Qiwei (Alan) Xiao, Ph.D.
Alan worked at Lucent in the development of revolutionary, high speed cellular networking system for eight years and was instrumental in the development of networking protocols for high speed mobile platforms. Alan was a lead developer working on innovative mobile applications. Most recently as CTO of Handheld Scientific, Alan has focused on enabling networked functionality on mobile devices. Alan received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Purdue University.
Senior Vice President Financial Officer
Steve has over 25 years of senior executive and financial management experience as a CFO. His experience encompasses all aspects of operational and financial management in hi-tech process control equipment and instrumentation manufacturing and distribution. His strategic planning methods and cash management strategies transformed a struggling $3 million manufacturing company into a $70 million world leader in non-contact temperature measurement equipment. Steve received his MBA from Columbia University.