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Features: Medical
SAE Media Group’s inaugural Wearable Injectors and Connected Devices USA Conference takes place in Boston, September 13–14, 2023. SAE spoke with conference speaker Alexandra Benbadis about her insights on this vital market.
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Briefs: Medical
Totimorphic structural materials can achieve any shape.
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Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
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R&D: Energy
An innovative system may provide a new option to use directed energy for biomedical applications.
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R&D: Medical
Researchers used some architectural features from spiderwebs to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
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Briefs: Medical
This relationship is important to understand when developing the end system.
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Features: Medical
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have applied kirigami architectures to graphene, an ultra-thin material, to create sensors suitable for wearable devices. Simulations were done using online software on a...

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The piezoelectric materials that inhabit everything from our cell phones to musical greeting cards may be getting an upgrade thanks to work discussed in the journal Nature Materials....

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R&D: Medical

Scientists have developed a nerve-on-a-chip platform that can stimulate and record from explanted nerve fibers, just as an implanted neuroprosthetic would. Their platform contains...

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Features: Regulations/Standards

Meeting the requirements for patient-connected medical devices can present challenges for power system designers. There are several key elements to consider, including isolation,...

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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: Imaging

A new microscope system can image living tissue in real time and in molecular detail, without any chemicals or dyes. The system uses precisely tailored pulses of light to simultaneously image with...

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Features: Medical

High-voltage power supplies (HVPSs) are required in multiple configurations and capabilities. The dimensions, type of enclosure, weight, input and outputs, thermal and...

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Technology Leaders: Connectivity

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements for medical devices and systems is defined by IEC 60601-1-2. The fourth edition implementation of this EMC...

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Features: Medical

Until recently, developers and manufacturers of medical devices have not been required to consider security in their products. New guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and expanded European...

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Briefs: Medical

Flexible electronic parts could significantly improve medical implants. However, electroconductive gold atoms usually hardly bind to silicones. Researchers from the University of Basel have...

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Briefs: Materials

For the first time, biomedical engineers have woven a “smart” fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of one of nature's ingenious...

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Features: AR/AI

Among the challenges faced by the healthcare sector is a population that is growing older. The elderly population is expected to grow significantly over the next 20 years. Having an...

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Briefs: Materials

Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists. The Rice lab of materials scientist Pulickel...

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Briefs: Medical

Clutches can be used to enhance the functionality of springs or actuators in robotic devices. A research team headed up by Steve Collins, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at...

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Briefs: Medical

The fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) consists of millions of sensing devices in buildings, vehicles, and elsewhere that deliver reams of data online. However, this wide-ranging resource involves so...

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Features: RF & Microwave Electronics

Implementation of IEC 60601-1-2, 4th edition is on the horizon. This collateral standard to the IEC 60601-1 medical safety standard specifies the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements for...

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Applications: Energy

Technological advancements are making medical devices increasingly feature-rich and miniaturized: two performance characteristics that are inherently...

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Features: Imaging
Smart X-Ray Source Mark Eaton, CEO; Dr. Ronald Hellmer; Dr. Shuo Cheng; Hugo Leon; and Dr. Leif Fredin
Stellarray, Austin, TX

Since the discovery of X-rays 110 years...

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Applications: Medical

Minimally invasive surgery depends on small, flexible tools with reliable actuation and consistent performance. Robotic devices have entered the operating room...

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Features: Design

Not only are medical devices expected to function as intended, they must meet ergonomic, safety, FDA and functional requirements. They must be designed to function in adverse...

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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Ensuring Reusable Devices Are Safe for the Next Patient
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe processes for cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology Medical Device Testing, Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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