Keyword: Data acquisition and handling

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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Going into 2022, remote monitoring, wearables, sensors, and other "mHealth" products are taking center stage.
Briefs: Imaging
On-premises data centers give way to virtual solutions.
Features: Connectivity
Healthcare organizations face very difficult choices in balancing patient protection with financial demands.
Briefs: Imaging
A deep-learning framework transforms images of intact skin acquired by an emerging noninvasive optical technology.
Features: AR/AI
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
R&D: AR/AI
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
R&D: Test & Measurement
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Features: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert offers tips for overload protection of defibrillators and ultrasound machines used in critical cardiac care.
Applications: Regulations/Standards
To produce an additively manufactured prosthesis, REJOINT starts by 3D modelling the patient’s CT scan.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The technology provides insight into the mechanics of viral transfer.
Briefs: Materials
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat.
R&D: Wearables
A wrist-mounted device continuously tracks the entire human hand in 3D.
Features: Connectivity
A secure communications channel protects the privacy and integrity of a patient’s information
R&D: Medical
A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor could both reduce the rate of cesarean sections and improve outcomes in difficult deliveries.
Global Innovations: Medical
A single-strained electronic skin sensor, powered by deep learning, can capture human motion from a distance.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
Features: Design
Nakhjiri is a veteran in creating emerging technologies and loves dealing with their ambiguities and challenges.
R&D: AR/AI

Researchers have developed a technology that reveals the criteria AI systems use when making decisions. The innovative Spectral Relevance Analysis (SpRAy) method based on Layer-wise Relevance...

Features: Data Acquisition

Now that medical devices are being labeled and uniquely identified to meet the requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Unique Device Identifier...

R&D: Design

Researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. Signals are collected by a user wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a...

Features: Regulations/Standards

Companies regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA) need to establish current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) as part of Title 21 CFR part 820 requirements. This...

Briefs: Medical

The next generation of hearing aids might match a listener's brainwaves with the “soundprint” of a speaker's voice, using that information to automatically turn up the...

Briefs: Connectivity

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In the injectable drug-delivery industry, expectations for improved patient experiences with administration and at-home delivery of therapeutic regimens are evolving. Products that combine the...

Features: Connectivity

Over the past few years, healthcare organizations have increasingly become one of the leading targets for cyber criminals with data breaches exposing personal patient...

Briefs: Medical

Optical fibers make the Internet happen. They are fine threads of glass, as thin as a human hair, produced to transmit light. Optical fibers carry thousands of gigabits of...

Features: Software

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

Briefs: Medical

Epileptic seizures strike with little warning, and nearly one third of people living with epilepsy are resistant to treatment that controls these attacks. More than 250,000 Australians...

Features: Communications

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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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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