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Features: Power
Miniaturized sensor technology allows engineers to build more functionality into less space than ever before; but they require more battery power.
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Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A modular exoskeleton relies on robust connectors.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
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Global Innovations: Medical

The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots, and intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges...

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Features: Electronics & Computers
Before you select RF components for an MRI machine, make sure you first understand the basic physics of the technology.
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R&D: Energy
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
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Briefs: Connectivity
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
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R&D: Electronics & Computers
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
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Briefs: Wearables
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
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Briefs: Medical
Miniaturized, front-end IPDs are specifically designed to seamlessly connect.
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Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
One of the biggest challenges biomanufacturers face is downtime — something single-use technologies overcome.
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Technology Leaders: Medical
Learn about requirements, regulations, and testing procedures for medical device capacitors.
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R&D: Materials
A novel stretchable material, when used in light-emitting capacitor devices, enables highly visible illumination at low operating voltages.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A system of “electronic skin-integrated haptic interfaces” jointly developed by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and other academic institutions can help users...

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Technology Leaders: Connectivity

The medical market is becoming more and more impacted by influences of emerging market mega trends including expanding global markets, where products must be made to meet the...

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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers

People and power don’t mix well, and this is particularly true when people are medical patients. Aside from the more usual environment of a medical facility, patients are also...

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R&D: Medical

Thin nylon films are several 100 times thinner than human hair and could thus be attractive for applications in bendable electronic devices or for electronics in clothing. The researchers...

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Global Innovations: Materials

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect. They incorporated conductive textiles into clothing to...

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Global Innovations: Energy

Researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable, and safe...

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Features: Medical

For many high-power RF applications, the “Q factor” of embedded capacitors is one of the most important characteristics in the design of circuits. This includes products such as cellular/telecom...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers have created highly stretchable supercapacitors for powering wearable electronics. The newly developed supercapacitor has demonstrated solid performance and stability, even when it is stretched to 800...

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Researchers at DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have 3D printed an all-liquid device that, with the click of a button, can be repeatedly reconfigured on demand to...

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R&D: Medical

Super-elastic multifunctional super-coiled fibers can stretch up to 16 times maximum and maintain electronic characteristics at the same time. The new fibers can be used in various electronic...

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Briefs: Materials

Researchers have created a health patch that offers unprecedented comfort and a long battery life, previously unseen in this type of device. The patch can also be manufactured at a...

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Features: Electronics & Computers

The myriad of devices used in surgical, interventional, imaging, diagnostic and therapeutic, sensors, and single-use medical applications use some form of transmission medium...

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Briefs: Wearables

Treatment to control involuntary body movements characteristic of Parkinson's disease could someday be guided by brain signals recorded by electrodes inside a fashionable hat. That is a piece of a...

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Features: Connectivity

A key driver of the medical disposables market is the desire to minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Healthcare providers are turning to disposable...

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Features: Medical

Technology is transforming many aspects of the healthcare industry, and the patient care experience is an important facet of the healthcare ecosystem. With the advent of the...

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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Residual Levels for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe EO Residual levels for medical devices, Medical Design Briefs recently spoke with Leonard Harris, Manager, Chemistry and Container Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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