July 2020

Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
A number of manufacturers are still in the process of confirming who qualifies as an "Economic Operator."
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scalable Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
Conduits, heat sinks, bioadhesives, and more.
Products: Materials
Product Focus: Molding
Micromolded components, liquid silicone rubber, 3D printing materials, and more.
Cornell Dubilier Electronics has launched a series of film capacitors for medical defibrillator applications.
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
The technology could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal disease.
The insoles could prevent amputations caused by diabetic foot ulcers.
The paper-based device allows point-of-care testing in one step.
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Implantable Biosensor Operates Without Batteries
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
A new tool using cutting-edge technology is able to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them.
Researchers have developed a technology that can monitor bladder volume in real time and can effectively empty a person’s bladder.
A sensor chip smaller than a ladybug records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements and could enable a future socially distanced health monitor.
A research team has developed wirelessly driven smart contact lens technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy just by wearing them.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors
Researchers have developed a new approach to early diagnosis of lung cancer: a urine test that can detect the presence of proteins linked to the disease.
Scientists have identified a new class of x-ray detectors based on layered perovskites
Make sure your motor decision is an informed one.
Researchers have developed a new method to accurately record brain activity at scale.
Has telehealth proven that it is a viable alternative for care? The answer is yes, according to Justin Williams, CEO of healthcare delivery platform Noteworth.

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