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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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News: Robotics, Automation & Control

A global digital event hosted by Zeiss will feature innovations, insights, and industry trends across multiple industries, including medtech. The event will be held April 15–19,...

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INSIDER: Medical

A team of scientists has demonstrated the first successful use of a neural prosthetic device to recall specific memories. This groundbreaking research was derived from research that showed the...

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INSIDER: Medical

While pacemakers have been instrumental in treating many patients with heart rhythm disorders, their bulky design and dependence on wires can limit their usefulness and poses a risk of...

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Features: Wearables
With the combined benefit of the unique components and the component manufacturers’ assistance, electronics designers can achieve their objective of developing a well-protected, efficient, wearable medical device. The end result is a much more reliable and robust product for the customers.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This article highlights the steps designers should take when specifying their motor and motion system for use in surgical robot applications.
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Briefs: Medical
September 2023 marked the 10-year anniversary of the day the FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) requirement first took effect. In that time, UDI went from an idea to a framework to a law; its GUDID database now uniquely identifies and holds data on more than 4 million medical devices and is the foundation for thousands of daily lookups and transactions.
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Applications: Medical
To assist medical professionals in preventing sepsis-related deaths, Cytovale®, a life sciences technology company, developed the Intellisep® test, a commercially available medical device that detects sepsis early.
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Products: Tubing & Extrusion
See the new products and services, including Seminex' high-power multichip module, a new technology from Renishaw that enables users of RenAM 500 series metal additive manufacturing systems to reduce build times by up to 50 percent, and Applied Motion Products' servo series engineered for high machine performance.
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Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Zimmer Biomet is making significant investments in innovation across all stages of the ambulatory surgery center process, including before, during, and after surgery. This investment aims to improve efficiency, outcomes, and safety for patients undergoing procedures at ambulatory surgery centers.
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R&D: Medical

Researchers have created a new technique to treat Type 1 diabetes: implanting a device inside a pocket under the skin that can secrete insulin while avoiding the immunosuppression that...

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R&D: Medical

A team has developed medical adhesives that are not only safe for human use but also customizable for different organs. The researchers used mussel-derived adhesive proteins to develop customized...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a sensor that utilizes energy from sound waves to control electronic devices. This could one day save millions of batteries.

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A neural implant provides information about activity deep inside the brain while sitting on its surface. The implant is made up of a thin, transparent, and flexible polymer strip that is packed with a dense array...

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R&D: Materials

Researchers have developed a biomimetic scaffold that generates electrical signals upon the application of pressure by utilizing the unique osteogenic ability of hydroxyapatite (HAp). HAp...

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R&D: Imaging

A wearable ultrasound system can produce clinically relevant information about muscle function during dynamic physical activity. When an individual is performing a specific exercise for...

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Products: Medical
See what the product focus is on this month. Hint: It's laser machining/marking.
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Briefs: Medical
The new contact lenses contain microsensors that monitor changes in IOP over a period of several hours, sending the data collected wirelessly so it can be analyzed by an ophthalmologist and a diagnosis given.
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Briefs: Wearables
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill scientists created a new drug-delivery system, called the Spatiotemporal On-Demand Patch (SOP), which can receive commands wirelessly from a smartphone or computer to schedule and trigger the release of drugs from individual microneedles.
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From the Editor: Design
As the COVID pandemic began to drive rapid changes in healthcare, innovative manufacturers and makers around the world began using 3D printing and generative design to fill a dire need for masks, swabs, ventilator components, and other medical equipment. Read on to learn more thoughts from Sherrie Trigg, Editor and Director of Medical Content.
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Briefs: Medical
University of Washington researchers introduced the Thermal Earring, a wireless wearable that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature. In a study of six users, the earring outperformed a smartwatch at sensing skin temperature during periods of rest.
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Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have developed a revolutionary biosensor using terahertz (THz) waves that can detect skin cancer with exceptional sensitivity, potentially paving the way for earlier and easier diagnoses.
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Products: Imaging
See the product of the month: Canon Medical Components' chip-on-tip video borescope camera for a diverse range of inspection applications. The SV-2000 delivers full-color, high-resolution video inspections and image capture in tight spaces.
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Trivia: Medical

In March of 1973, the Six-Million Dollar Man TV series introduced the world to the possibility of a bionic man. What device made bionics a reality 20 years later?

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INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Researchers have identified an innovative way to harness the antioxidant and antibacterial properties of the botanical compound lawsone to make nanofiber-coated cotton bandages that fight...

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INSIDER: Medical

A team of researchers has developed a wearable assistive device that helps people with visual impairment ‘see’ objects around them with the help of artificial intelligence (AI)....

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Using a new technology, diagnosing lung cancer could become as easy as inhaling nanoparticle sensors and then taking a urine test that reveals whether a tumor is present. The new...

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On-Demand Webinars: Medical
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There are many factors to consider when selecting the right material for critical medical devices. This Webinar will examine data variations for three of the top factors –...

Inside Story

Inside Story: Selecting the Best Pump for Your Medical Device
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MDB spoke to Rodd Turnquist, National Sales Manager US, OEM Division, WMFTS, to find out more about selecting the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.

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