Keyword: Computer software and hardware

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Briefs: Wearables

Trends in wearable technology follow those of the broader biomedical and electronics industries — devices are getting smaller, smarter, and easier to use. Specifically, wearables in...

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Features: Test & Measurement
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
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Briefs: Wearables
The software accurately detects movements performed during motor function assessments.
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Applications: Imaging
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
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Briefs: Software
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
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Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
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Briefs: Medical
Sensing patch detects increased biomarkers in bodily fluids.
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Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
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Briefs: Imaging
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
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Briefs: Medical
Next-generation devices made with new “peel and stack” method may include electronic chips worn on the skin.
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Features: AR/AI
Color video technology paired with artificial intelligence holds great development potential for the future optimization of patient care.
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R&D: Software

Researchers have developed a free open source computer program that can be used to create visual and quantitative representations of brain electrical activity in laboratory animals in hopes of...

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Briefs: Wearables

A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children...

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

To help customers with an accelerated route to market for 3D printed polyaryletherketone (PAEK) parts, UK-based Victrex has developed differentiated 3D printing [additive manufacturing...

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Briefs: Design

Great quality assurance is what turns great software into great product. Testing is a crucial part of any software development process, whether to ensure safety in a medical device, to minimize risk...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

As more medical companies seek robots for increasingly complex tasks such as robotic-assisted surgeries, systems developers tasked with building these robots see an...

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Briefs: Connectivity

NOW Technologies is a close-knit, dedicated team of professionals working to help people with disabilities to live an independent life. Based in Budapest, Hungary, and...

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R&D: Wearables

A novel pairing of two technologies may offer a solution for better screening for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that can lead to permanent vision loss if...

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R&D: Connectivity

The results of a new clinical trial have shown the safety and efficacy of the interoperable Artificial Pancreas System smartphone app (iAPS), which can interface wirelessly with...

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Briefs: Medical

As Ralph Colby peers at the microscope image in front of him, he thinks he can make them out — “shish kebabs,” as polymer scientists call them. Nobody knows for sure what they are,...

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Features: Information Technology

In 2017, the healthcare industry experienced a dramatic surge in cyberattacks. Thousands of healthcare organizations around the world suffered various attacks...

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Features: Medical

Healthcare is poised for significant change over the coming years as a result of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, sensors,...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers are developing an app and wearable technology to enable pregnant women to use a smartphone to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a condition that could...

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Features: AR/AI

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

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R&D: Medical
Software Better Predicts Leakage Around Aortic Stents

Researchers have developed software to better predict the risk of blood leaking around a patient’s aortic stent.

R&D: Medical

With a smartphone and an app, qualified healthcare professionals can now diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in their office. A newly developed system was trained to recognize the alcohol-related...

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R&D: Medical

A new smartphone app called WoundCare enables patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses.

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Features: Medical

Optical fibers. To the average person, the phrase might conjure up an image of glowing hairs twisted artistically into a beautiful...

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Features: Medical

Small, intelligent medical devices worn on the body and/or kept in the home — in addition to those used in hospital networks — are not just saving lives....

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Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.

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Features: Packaging & Sterilization

Sterilization, Packaging, and Materials: CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS